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UN / AGENDA 2030

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon handed over the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to the General Assembly to be endorsed at the Summit later this month. He said today was "the start of a new era," noting that Member States overcame differences in the interest of a common good. UNIFEED-UNTV

1 Sep 2015 | Read More »

UN / POST 2015 AGENDA

Commenting on the General Assembly’s endorsement of the post-2015 development agenda, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told reporters in New York, "This is truly a "We the Peoples" Agenda." UNIFEED-UNTV

3 Aug 2015 | Read More »

UN / ILLICIT WILDLIFE TRAFFICKING

The UN General Assembly adopted a resolution today which urged its Member States to take decisive steps to prevent, combat and eradicate the illegal trade in wildlife. UNIFEED-UNTV

30 Jul 2015 | Read More »

UN / MANDELA PRIZE

The United Nations General Assembly Friday marked Nelson Mandela International Day – which is observed on 18 July – by awarding the first-ever UN Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize. The first two laureates of the Prize are Dr. Helena Ndume of Namibia and Jorge Fernando Branco Sampaio of Portugal. UNIFEED-UNTV

24 Jul 2015 | Read More »

GA / SEXUAL VIOLENCE IN CONFLICT

The UN General Assembly Friday passed by consensus a resolution establishing 19 June as the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict. The document aims to raise awareness of the need to end conflict-related sexual violence, stand in solidarity with the survivors of sexual violence around the world, and pay tribute to [...]

19 Jun 2015 | Read More »

UN / WW II 70 YEARS AFTER

At the special session of the UN General Assembly commemorating the end of World War II, representative of Germany said "Germany is asking nations for forgiveness since we cannot forgive ourselves.” UNIFEED-UNTV

5 May 2015 | Read More »

UN / INDIGENOUS FORUM

Indigenous people from around the world are gathering at the United Nations in New York over the next two weeks to discuss issues including social development, youth suicide and human rights. The Forum is an opportunity for the world’s 370 million indigenous people to have their voice heard on the international stage. UNIFEED-UNTV

20 Apr 2015 | Read More »

DOHA / RULE OF LAW

UN Office on Drugs and Crime held a high-level event on Rule of Law, Human Rights and the Post-2015 Development Agenda with focus on the advancement of the rule of law at the national and international level through crime prevention and criminal justice mechanisms. UNIFEED – UNTV

13 Apr 2015 | Read More »

UN / WATER

United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson said at the General Assembly that the international community must gear up for a new era of "hydro-diplomacy" as the threat of water scarcity risks plunging the world into a period of geopolitical tension and stunted development. UNIFEED-UNTV

30 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / HAPPINESS DAY

Singer-songwriter Pharrell Williams and environmental advocates Philippe Cousteau and Sylvia Earle joined local students at an event held at United Nations Headquarters today to celebrate the International Day of Happiness and highlight the importance of tackling climate change. UNIFEED-UNTV

20 Mar 2015 | Read More »

 

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