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he United Nations Postal Administration (UNPA) is issuing twelve new Endangered Species stamps on 11 May 2017.
Buenos Aires | UNIC Buenos Aires
Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), gave a master class on Agenda 2030 in the context of Latin America on 7 April at Di Tella University in Buenos Aires.
New York | iSeek
The importance of critical thinking to decipher false reporting was the subject of a panel discussion held at UNHQ New York on 4 May to mark World Press Freedom Day 2017. Organized by DPI NGO Relations (Department of Public Information) and UNESCO, the discussion was held under the theme “Critical Minds for Critical Times: The Media’s Role in Advancing Peaceful, Just, and Inclusive Societies”.
UNSSC Staff College
What is the Human Security Approach and how does it apply to the United Nations, the Sustainable Development Goals, and the world in general?
Brussels | UNRIC
“On World Press Freedom Day, I call for an end to all crackdowns against journalists – because a free press advances peace and justice for all. When we protect journalists, their words and pictures can change our world.” – Secretary-General António Guterres.
Global | The Secretary-General
On 3 May, the Secretary-General provided an update to Member States on initiatives and reform efforts currently under way in the Secretariat. He also shared his vision on prevention.
Entebbe | DPKO/DFS
The presence of women in the military plays a vital role in peace operations, including raising awareness of women’s issues in theatres of action, helping to prevent sexual exploitation and abuse of local populations, and improving operational effectiveness.
Global | DPI
The Department of Public Information is accepting applications for the annual Reham Al-Farra Memorial Journalism Fellowship (RAF).
Global | DM
“Let us declare in one voice: We will not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse. We will not let anyone cover up these crimes with the United Nations flag. Every victim deserves justice and our full support. Together, let us deliver on that promise”, said Secretary-General António Guterres in a special video message recorded 9 March.