UN highlights power of social media in modern diplomacy during day-long New York event. Source:UN News: 30 January 2015 – The United Nations is holding its first ever Social Media Day at its New York Headquarters today, in an event featuring social media professionals, digital diplomacy practitioners and academics who are sharing their experiences, discussing trends and proving insights i
FEATURE: Children’s struggles for education focus of award-winning film screened at UN. A scene of two young boys running from the film 'On the Way to School.' Credit: Distrib Films US.
Source:UN News: 27 January 2015 – The number of international tourists reached 1.13 billion in 2014, 51 million more than in 2013, on trend for the fifth consecutive year of above average growth since the 2009 economic crisis, the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) announced today.
UN Women launches next phase in ‘HeForShe’ campaign at Davos ForumSource:UN News: 23 January 2015 – At the World Economic Forum in Davos
Nepal: UN agency continues distribution of emergency health kits to flood survivorsSource:UN News,
International Monetary Fund downgrades global growth forecast, despite cheaper oil Source:UN News.20 January 2015 – Despite a sharp dec
Marking international year, UN chief celebrates role of light in boosting sustainable growthSource:UN News, 19 January 2015 – The role light-based technologies play in spurring sustainable development can help the international community tackle the challenges of
‘Wake-up call’ data shows 63 million adolescents out of school – joint UN agency reportSource:UN News 19 January 2015 – One in five adolescents worldwide is not in school, which means that some 63 million young people between the ages of 12 and 15 are denied the
At NY synagogue, UN deputy chief says uprooting seeds of racism, hatred vital to prevent genocideSource:UN News
Source:UN News Today, during an interactive dialogue with representatives from civil society, Sam Kutesa, President of the General Assembly, urged the participants to harness resources for an inclusive, tran