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From Syria to Argentina, telling refugee stories

Thursday, 19 April 2018

Buenos Aires | UNIC Buenos Aires

The human interest story is a staple both in traditional and social media, particularly for the video format. According to the Rockefeller Foundation’s Digital Storytelling for Social Impact: “Video can be the most captivating digital format for storytelling. The medium allows the audience to experience stories emotionally, and to connect with the people whose lives are featured.”

Secretary-General launches ‘Action for Peacekeeping’ initiative

Wednesday, 28 March 2018

New York | DPKO

Secretary-General António Guterres launched the Action for Peacekeeping (A4P) initiative at a Security Council High-Level Debate on 28 March. The initiative will focus its efforts in three areas: refocusing peacekeeping with realistic expectations; making peacekeeping missions stronger and safer; and mobilizing greater support for political solutions and for well-structured, well-equipped, well-trained forces.