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15.01.02 – ART, LITERATURE AND MUSIC

GA / #IMAGINE PROJECT

To mark the 25th Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the most widely ratified legal agreement to protect child rights, UNICEF hosted an event at the General Assembly featuring the #IMAGINE Project – one of the world's largest-ever combined music recordings, to one of the world's most loved songs, John Lennon's [...]

20 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UN / LANG LANG

World-renowned concert pianist and UN Messenger of Peace Lang Lang along with 16-time Grammy Award-winner Sting are set to perform this evening at a concert organized in observance of  United Nations Day (24 Oct). UNIFEED-UNTV/RECENT

24 Oct 2014 | Read More »

NEW YORK / GLOBAL CITIZEN

Surrounded by a roaring crowd of an estimated 60,000 people, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was joined  by a star-studded roster of the world’s leading performers as he helped kick-off the third annual Global Citizen Festival – a celebration of global unity and a reaffirmation of the will to address the planet’s most pressing issues. [...]

6 Oct 2014 | Read More »

UN / UNAIDS VICTORIA BECKHAM WRAP

The new UNAIDS Goodwill Ambassador, Victoria Beckham, said “Babies should not be born with HIV.” Beckham, who recently traveled to South Africa, said ”everybody deserves the right to health. It shouldn't be dependent on where you live or where you were born.” UNIFEED – UNTV

25 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN / UNESCO TIMBUKTU

With 500,000 euros provided by the European Union, UNESCO will coordinate the reconstruction of destroyed mausoleums, the rehabilitation of mosques and private libraries in Timbuktu, northern Mali, as well as ancient manuscript conservation projects. Fourteen out of 16 designated world heritage sites in Timbuktu were destroyed by armed groups in 2012. UNIFEED-UNTV /FILE

27 Jun 2014 | Read More »

JORDAN / REFUGEE ART ADVANCER WORLD REFUGEE DAY

UNHCR has invited young refugees to paint their messages on a tent for the world to see. This tent, along with three others painted across the country, will be pitched as part of an exhibition marking World Refugee Day. UNHCR

18 Jun 2014 | Read More »

ILO/ RED CARD TO CHILD LABOUR CAMPAIGN

The ILO kicked off the World Day Against Child Labour with the 'Red Card to Child Labour Campaign'. A song called ‘Til Everyone Can See', was composed for the campaign by Incubus guitarist Mike Einziger and violinist Ann Marie Simpson and   features singer Pharrell Williams, Oscar winner Hans Zimmer and R&B artist LIZ. ILO

12 Jun 2014 | Read More »

UN / SUSTAINABLE FUTURE CONCERT

As part of the United Nations-driven process to craft a new sustainable development agenda, a spectacular line up of global artists hit the stage at the world body’s New York Headquarters, adding their voices and talents to the unprecedented global conversation under way to build a sustainable future. UNIFEED – UNTV

9 Jun 2014 | Read More »

UN / SUSTAINABLE FUTURE CONCERT PREPS

Performing artists Emanuel Jal and Machel Montano among others are set to take the stage this evening at the UN to highlight the significance of the year 2015: a once-in-a generation opportunity to set the world on a sustainable course and to take decisive action toward a peaceful and prosperous future for the planet and [...]

6 Jun 2014 | Read More »

UN / MAYA ANGELOU

American author and poet Maya Angelou passed away at the age of 86 at her home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. In 2011 she was honoured at the United Nations as one of the elders of the community of literary greats and a strong voice for human and civil rights. UNIFEED – UNTV  

28 May 2014 | Read More »

 

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