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Things to look out for during the UN General Assembly Debate

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It’s that time of the year again. Every September, leaders from all over the world come to the United Nations Headquarters in New York for the UN General Assembly Debate.

Strong compacts for refugees and migrants more urgent than ever

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Strong compacts for refugees and migrants more urgent than ever NEW YORK – Faced with record numbers of people displaced by conflict and persecution, and the rise and complexity of ...

Mercury and health

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Mercury is a naturally occurring element that is found in air, water and soil. Exposure to mercury – even small amounts – may cause serious health problems, and is a ...

As Rohingya refugees pour into Bangladesh, UNFPA deploys midwives, safe spaces

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Bangladesh Population : 162.9 mil Fertility rate 2.1 Maternal Mortality Ratio 176 Contraceptives prevalence rate 65 Population aged 10-24 29% Youth secondary school enrollment Boys 50% Girls 55%

2017 Winner

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Zannah Mustapha, a champion for the rights of displaced children growing up amid violence in north-eastern Nigeria to get a quality education, is the 2017 winner of the UNHCR Nansen ...

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FEATURE: Does drone technology hold promise for the UN?

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6 September 2017 – Drone technology appears to be taking off at the United Nations, with unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) being used for various purposes, including in humanitarian, development and ...

Mr. Peter Thomson of Fiji - Special Envoy for the Ocean

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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Peter Thomson of Fiji as his Special Envoy for the Ocean, aiming at galvanizing concerted efforts to follow up on the outcomes of ...

'Spotlight Initiative' to eliminate violence against women and girls

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Open Live Schedule All indicated times are New York time (GMT-4) 04:00 am 10:00 (CET) 76th Session Committee on the Rights of the Child. Consideration of the Democratic People's republic ...

The Spotlight Initiative to eliminate violence against women and girls

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Initiated by the European Union and the United Nations Gender equality and women's and girls' empowerment are at the heart of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and crucial to ...

Equal Pay International Coalition (EPIC)

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Led by ILO, UN Women and the OECD, the Equal Pay International Coalition (EPIC) is a multi-stakeholder coalition to contribute to the achievement of SDG target 8.5 focusing on equal ...

SDG Media Zone 18

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To engage people all over the world in the important conversations happening at the UN General Assembly this year, the United Nations in collaboration with the UN Foundation, Public Foundation ...

September 22, 2017

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Day(s) : Hour(s) : Minute(s) : Second(s) The Power of ONE: How individuals can make a difference ONE PLANET, ONE people, Shared Responsibility: What Are the SDGs and Why Do ...

Music legend Bob Weir to be appointed UNDP Goodwill Ambassador

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Sep 17, 2017 Grateful Dead co-founder and guitarist Bob Weir to work with UNDP to raise awareness of Global Goals and combat climate change New York, 17 September –The United ...

Scoring goals for gender equality at the Global Goals World Cup

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Date: Thursday, September 21, 2017 Balls were flying high and goals were scored for gender equality across the river from the United Nations, as the Global Goals World Cup took ...