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15.00.00 – CULTURAL DEVELOPMENT

UN / INDIGENOUS MENCHU WRAP

As the first-ever World Conference on Indigenous Peoples got underway at the United Nations, Nobel Peace Prize winner Rigoberta Menchú said that for indigenous peoples today's events are "a sign of hope" towards "full life and not just survival." UNIFEED – UNTV

22 Sep 2014 | Read More »

SAMOA / SIDS OPENING WRAP

In the Samoan capital Apia, over 100 countries are currently meeting at a UN conference to discuss the issues faced by Small Island Developing States or SIDS. The conference is looking at ways of helping those countries to deal with issues like climate change – with a clear focus to build partnerships to find solutions. [...]

1 Sep 2014 | Read More »

SAMOA / PRINCE OF SALEAPAGA

The villagers of Siupapa, sub-village of Saleapaga, the Prime Minister of Samoa’s Village, are waiting in anticipation. A very rare ceremony is happening. During the Small Islands Conference in Samoa, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is visiting Siupapa – the village that has decided to name him not only a new “Matai”, chief – but also [...]

1 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN / CONNIE BRITTON

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) appointed American actress Connie Britton as its newest Goodwill Ambassador, with a special focus on poverty eradication and women's empowerment. UNDP

2 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UGANDA / BIRTH REGISTRATION

Over half of sub-Saharan children do not have birth certificates which limits their access to basic social services like health care and school. UNICEF and the Ugandan government have been pioneers in using mobile technology to create a robust centralized birth registration system. UNICEF

18 Oct 2013 | Read More »

GENEVA / CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

The humanitarian situation for children in the Central African Republichas worsened since the military takeover of the country, according to assessments by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). CH UNTV  

2 Jul 2013 | Read More »

UN/ POST 2015 DEVELOPMENT AGENDA

United Kingdom's Prime Minister David Cameron, one of the Co-Chairs of the Secretary-General's High-Level Panel of Eminent Persons on the Post-2015 Development Agenda, briefs journalists on the steps to take after the U.N. Millennium Development Goals expire in 2015.  UNTV

15 May 2013 | Read More »

SOMALIA / MOGADISHU NIGHTLIFE

Motorists and pedestrians make their way home or run errands as darkness falls in Mogadishu – once referred to as 'the most dangerous city in the world'. The once deserted streets of the Somali capital are now a hive of activity, with shops and restaurants doing brisk business in various parts of the city well [...]

15 Mar 2013 | Read More »

HAITI / LIBRARIES

UNICEF, in partnership with Libraries Without Borders, is sending a library of 100 books in French and Creole to vulnerable neighborhoods in Haiti to promote the emotional, cognitive and social development of children and adolescents. UNICEF

22 Nov 2012 | Read More »

JORDAN / SYRIAN REFUGEE CHILDREN

As the number of Syrian refugees in Jordan's Za'atri camp draws to more than four thousand, almost 50 percent of those are children. UNHCR

16 Aug 2012 | Read More »

 

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