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15. – CULTURE

UN / RELIGION AND TERRORISM

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said terrorists are misusing religion, and good government is the remedy.  UNIFEED-UNTV

22 Apr 2015 | Read More »

DOHA / CULTURAL TRAFFICKING

The UN cultural agency warned today that destruction and trafficking of Iraq's and Syria's cultural property has reached an unprecedented scale. It also fuels the conflicts by providing revenues for armed groups and terrorists. UNIFEED UNTV

16 Apr 2015 | Read More »

DOHA / MATCH FIXING

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime  announced on Wednesday a new partnership with the International Centre for Sport Security to help strengthen cross-border investigations and prosecutions into match-fixing and the manipulation of sports competitions. UNIFEED UNTV  

15 Apr 2015 | Read More »

WORLD BANK/ FAITH BASED ORGANIZATIONS

Over 30 leaders from major world religions and heads of global faith-based organizations launched a call to action to end extreme poverty by 2030, a goal shared by the World Bank Group. WORLD BANK / FILE

9 Apr 2015 | Read More »

UN / BARDO MUSEUM TUNISIA

In a statement read by his spokesperson, UN Secretary-General condemned the "deplorable" attack on Tunisian museum. According to media reports, 19 people, including 17 foreign tourists, have been killed in the gun attack on the museum, located in central Tunis. UNIFEED-UNTV / FILE

18 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN/ ARK OF RETURN

The United Nations will unveil the "Ark of Return" at its headquarters in New York on 25th March. The 'Ark of Return" is the Permanent Memorial in Honour of Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade. Rodney Leon, an architect living and working in New York is the creator and designer. UNTV FEATURES

18 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / WOMEN AND SLAVERY

The "Women and Slavery" exhibit officially opened on Thursday (12 Mar) at UN Headquarters in New York as part of the Remember Slavery Programme managed by the Department of Public Information (DPI).  The programme honours the victims of slavery and the transatlantic slave trade. UNTV FEATURES

13 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UNAIDS / CRICKET WORLD CUP 2015

At the Cricket World Cup 2015, cricketing champions show their commitment to raise awareness around HIV and break down stigma and discrimination. UNAIDS

5 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / SCREENING OF BOOK OF NEGROES

Delegates and guests attended Wednesday evening at the United Nations Headquarters a screening of the miniseries television show the Book of Negroes. Directed by Canadian filmmaker, Clement Virgo, the series had a positive impact in Canada where it was shown for the first time. UNTV FEATURES / BET NETWORK

12 Feb 2015 | Read More »

GA / ANTI-SEMITISM

During an informal meeting of the General Assembly to address concerns of a rise in anti-Semitic violence worldwide, top United Nations officials echoed the view of keynote speaker Bernard-Henri Lévy who lamented the renewed advance of this radical inhumanity. UNIFEED-UNTV

22 Jan 2015 | Read More »

 

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