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iSeek connects staff members at all major duty stations and peacekeeping missions as the Secretariat’s primary vehicle of internal communications.

iSeek regularly profiles Secretariat projects taking place at duty stations around the world and includes feature stories of interest to delegates.

Non-traditional resources for peacekeeping technology

Friday, 09 March 2018

Worldwide | DFS

Information and communications technologies (ICT) are expanding at an exponential rate, greatly affecting how the United Nations conducts its peace operations in the evolving digital age. This ICT revolution is occurring at precisely the same time as the United Nations faces renewed pressures on its peacekeeping operations to do more with less.

UNPA issues new Endangered Species stamps

Friday, 02 March 2018

Worldwide | UNPA

For 25 years the United Nations Postal Administration (UNPA) has issued stamps featuring species protected under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) to highlight the need for the protection of endangered species throughout the world. UNPA is proud to present this year’s collection celebrating this twenty-fifth anniversary milestone.

Do you need a quiet space in UNHQ to work?

Thursday, 01 March 2018

Look no further than the Second Floor Reading Room in the Dag Hammarskjöld Library. Especially if you are tired of hot desking, and need to concentrate on finishing that report.

The room has been recently refurbished, and offers comfortable seating and outlets to plug in laptops.  Open to UN Headquarters ground pass holders, it’s an ideal space to focus on activities like research, project work or speech writing.

Using technology to find water in drought-stricken Somalia

Tuesday, 13 February 2018

Mogadishu | DFS

The Client Solutions Delivery Section (CSDS) Groundwater Exploration team in the Field Technology Service (FTS) of the UN Global Service Centre (GSC) combines their expertise with geospatial technology and geophysics to find water in the most unlikely places: the deserts of the Western Sahara (United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara) and Mali (United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali). 

UNITAR Hosts Seminar on Potential Applications of Artificial Intelligence

Monday, 12 February 2018

The United Nations Office of Information and Communication Technology (OICT) and United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) hosted a morning seminar that introduced attendees to the potential applications of artificial intelligence as well as current limitations of this rapidly evolving technology.