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EU and UNDP support launch of psychological assistance hotline for Ukrainians...

With EU funding, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Ukraine has supported the launch of a hotline to provide psychological assistance to Ukrainians...

United Nations Launches the Football for the Goals Initiative

Today, on the first day of UEFA Women’s EURO 2022, the United Nations is launching Football for the Goals, a new United Nations initiative that provides a platform for the global football community to engage with and advocate for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

UNRIC Info Point & Library Newsletter: July 2022

monthly issue of the UNRIC Info Point & Library Newsletter featuring new UN websites and publications, with a special focus on COVID-19 information

No population doesn´t mean no plastic

28 volunteers of an Icelandic NGO dedicated to coastal clean-up headed towards Hornstrandir, a remote and isolated part of north-western Iceland only accessible...

UN Oceans Conference: Call for a new chapter

With climate change, biodiversity loss and pollution exacting a devastating toll on the world’s ocean — critical to food security, economic growth and the...

#Youth4Disarmament launches Pitching Peace Youth Music Challenge

The United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs is launching the Pitching Peace Youth Music Challenge, inviting young people to express their passion for peace through music. With financial support...

Time to turn the tide – Tishka Francis

Small Island Developing States (SIDS) control some 30% of all oceans and seas through their Exclusive Economic Zones. Their economies and livelihoods are heavily...

Ciné-ONU Screening of ‘The Loneliest Whale’

On the eve of the United Nations Ocean Conference, Ciné-ONU was proud to host a screening of ‘The Loneliest Whale: The Search for 52’...

When whatever the ocean washes ashore is transformed into art

Every summer three friends cut themselves off from the city life and venture into the Icelandic wilderness where whatever the ocean washes ashore is...

World Food Day Poster Contest (ages 5-19)

If you’re aged between 5 and 19, we want to hear from you! Use your imagination and create a World Food Day poster showing...

Youth call for innovation, inclusion and urgent green transition at UN-EU...

Young people called for action as they voiced their recommendations to the European Union and United Nations at a youth-led event in the context...

Time To Turn The Tide – Juergen Mueller

The problems of the ocean are interlinked and must be addressed in a holistic manner. This is what Juergen Mueller, Head of Unit in...

UN Brussels Chief: UN-EU cooperation key, as no one nation can...

The European Union and United Nations must come together to solve global challenges, Camilla Brückner, Director of the UN/UNDP Office in Brussels and Representative of...

I am hungry. What does it mean?

More than 80% of Ethiopians are food insecure. More and more people in Yemen are suffering from hunger and often have only one meal...

Towards a comprehensive approach to counter hate speech

Article by Birgit Van Hout, Regional Representative for Europe, Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights On 18 June, the United Nations is commemorating...