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Ciné-ONU screens ‘Styx’ to highlight issue of rescue at sea

Wednesday, 30 January 2019

 Brussels | UNRIC

Styx is the dramatization of the experience of a doctor from Europe who sets out to sea alone in her sailing boat. Her holiday is quickly broken off when she finds herself near a stricken fishing boat with migrants on board. She follows maritime law and radios for help. When her request is going nowhere, she is forced to make a momentous decision.

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.