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Space Technology and the Implementation of the 2030 Agenda

Thursday, 24 January 2019

Worldwide | Department of Global Communications (DGC) | Simonetta Di Pippo for 'UN Chronicle' 

Last year, which marked the sixtieth anniversary of the first artificial satellite in orbit, a record number of orbiting objects were registered with the United Nations, reflecting the growing interest of all types of actors in participating in the frontier field of space exploration and innovation.

First-ever International Day of Education (24 January)

Thursday, 24 January 2019

Worldwide | UNESCO 

The world marks the first-ever International Day of Education today (24 January), which was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly last year in celebration of the role of education for peace and development. UNESCO is calling on countries to increase political commitment to education as a force for inclusion driving the achievement of all the Sustainable Development Goals. 

Round-ups highlight work of Security Council and General Assembly

Monday, 21 January 2019

New York | Department of Global Communications (DGC) 

The team of press officers, editors and editorial assistants of the Meetings Coverage Section (in Department of Global Communications) has finalized round-ups of the work of the Security Council for 2018 and the General Assembly‎ and its six Main Committees for the 73rd session.

Central African Government signs Prison Demilitarization Strategy

Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Bangui | MINUSCA 

On 9 January 2019, the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) marked a significant milestone in its mandate to support the Government of the Central African Republic, when the country’s Prime Minister signed off on three policy documents crucial for the demilitarization and reform of Central African prisons.