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1 ‘All girls count,’ says UN, calling for reliable data to uncover and tackle inequalities holding them back
( Women, Children and Population )

Content by: UN News Centre


11 October 2016 – Girls are the sometimes-hidden change-makers of the present and future, and to make sure their voices are heard, the United Nations is marking the International Day of the Girl Child by calling on governments, civil society gro...

Created on 2016-10-11 16:28:10
2 Ambassador Perspective: UN System in Global Governance
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

16 December 2011, New York, USA | Ambassador Oscar de Rojas - Last month the United Nations General Assembly took up consideration of the item entitled "Strengthening of the UN system: Central role of the UN system in Global Governance.

Created on 2011-12-16 05:00:00
3 GA pushes for more equal and more sustainable societies
( 69th General Assembly Coverage )

Content By: South-South News 

22 September 2014, New York, USA | Shari Nijman- The world is fast approaching a population of 8 billion people. The economic and social implications of this rapid grow...

Created on 2014-09-22 23:13:23
4 General Assembly President's Summer Concert: Setting the Stage!
( Special Coverage 2014 )

6 June 2014, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor - South-South News - The halls of the General Assembly aren't typically filled with much excitement or entertainment. But for one night, the UN body was filled with the sounds of rhythm, hip hop, and rock n' roll - all in the name of global development!

To see this e...

Created on 2014-06-06 04:00:00
5 Humanitarian Day Event Focuses on Refugees
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

22 August 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — The UN General Assembly Hall hosted a special event for World Humanitarian Day on August 19. Entitled “One Humanity,” the evening featured an international roster of actors, writers, and singers. A focal point of the evening was the story of Hala Kamil, who escaped from Aleppo, Syria...

Created on 2016-08-22 21:27:03
6 INTERVIEW: Ahead of Baku Forum, UN official spotlights ‘soft power’ to prevent violent extremism and conflict
( UN President and General Assembly News )

22 April 2016 – As the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) prepares for an upcoming global conference in Baku, Azerbaijan, the head of the UN body has stressed the need to leverage ‘soft power’ to curb the ris...

Created on 2016-04-25 05:00:00
7 John Ashe To Serve As 68th President Of General Assembly
( UN Main Bodies )

Photo: UN Photo

Content by: South-South News

When the 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly convenes this September, it will do so with a new President.

Created on 2013-06-14 19:46:25
8 PGA Urges World To Follow Gandhi’s Lead On International Non-Violence Day
( UN Agencies and Other Departments )

Content by: South-South News

2 October 2012, New York, USA | Shari Nijman - On the international day of non-violence – held annually on Mahatma Gandhi's birthday – Ministers and Ambassadors from around the world gathered in the United Nations ECOSOC

Created on 2012-10-02 04:00:00
9 Selecting the next Secretary-General: UN to hold townhall meeting with candidates
( UN President and General Assembly News )

12 July 2016 – Continuing a series of ‘firsts’ regarding the selection of the next United Nations Secretary-General, candidates for the world’s top d...

Created on 2016-07-12 05:00:00
10 UN forum highlights importance of stronger partnerships for financing sustainable development
( Economic Development )

Content by: UN News Centre


18 April 2017 – Underlining the importance of sustainable finance for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainab...

Created on 2017-04-18 17:27:34
11 UNHCR Boss Issues Warning On Mali
( Global Development )

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Content by: South-South News

3 August 2012, New York USA | Connor Schratz - On a day overshadowed by a General Assembly vote on the ongoing violent conflict in Syria, Antonio Guterres, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, reminded the international community that significant political and social ...

Created on 2012-08-03 17:39:53


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