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New York | Department of Peace Operations (DPO)
A Brazilian peacekeeper serving in the Central African Republic has been selected to receive the United Nations Military Gender Advocate of the Year Award.
Worldwide | UNPA
On 21 February 2019, in observance of International Mother Language Day, the United Nations Postal Administration (UNPA) will issue three mini-sheets of six stamps to honour the world’s languages.
Geneva | JIU
The Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) recently examined the current status of accessibility for persons with disabilities to large-scale, small-scale and offsite conferences and meetings organized by United Nations system organizations. The objective was to identify obstacles, impediments and good practices to enhance accessibility so that persons with disabilities can participate effectively.
New York | Dag Hammarskjöld Library
When former Secretary-General Kofi Annan completed his 10-year term at the head of the Organization, he left behind 1,200 boxes of records – a flood of memos, letters, and handwritten notes. Several of his close collaborators, UN Archives staff, and a lecturer at City College came together at an event hosted by the Dag Hammarskjöld Library to talk about how those records were brought out into the open.
Worldwide | Department of Global Communications (DGC) | Henrietta H. Fore for 'UN Chronicle’
Innovation and the rise of digital technology have forever changed how we work, interact with one another, and create and share information. Innovative technologies are also changing how we, at the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), are supporting children and young people around the world.
Worldwide | Office of Human Resources (OHR)
Did you know that there are almost 7,000 languages in the world today – and about 40% of them are endangered? Most of the languages at risk of disappearance are spoken by indigenous peoples.
Worldwide | Department of Global Communications (DGC) | Cathy Mulligan for 'UN Chronicle’
We are at a unique moment in history: our society is in transition from an industrial economy to one defined by a new set of technologies, ranging from digitalization to nanotechnology.