UN Unearthed at 70

Friday, 16 October 2015

London | UNRIC

Peacekeepers attending their colleagues’ funeral, Vietnamese refugees in a detention centre, water being sprayed on a sugar cane field set ablaze and a Kenyan peacekeeper holding a small Croatian child, are all pictures displayed at an unprecedented exhibition that has been travelling the world called “UNEARTH.”

UN promotes post 2015 development agenda with massive-scale projections depicting new goals

Tuesday, 29 September 2015

In commemoration of the United Nations 70th anniversary and anticipated adoption of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, massive-scale projections of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) illuminated the north façade of the Secretariat building and west façade of the General Assembly building at UN Headquarters on Tuesday, 22 September 2015.

Now Arriving at JFK: United Nations 70th Anniversary and the Sustainable Development Goals

Tuesday, 22 September 2015

New York | DPI

When the delegations from the 193 Member States arrive in New York this month through John F. Kennedy International Airport, they will be greeted by various messages welcoming them to the city - and celebrating the United Nations 70th Anniversary as well as the adoption of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

17 Days to go! Drumroll to adoption of New 17 Sustainable Development Goals

Tuesday, 08 September 2015

That was an extraordinary moment, when Ambassador Macharia Kamau of Kenya, as one of the two co-facilitators of the negotiations for the outcome document for the Summit “Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development,” banged the gavel in early August. There was a standing ovation and cheering by diplomats at the conference room in the UN Headquarters.

Putting UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000) in Action: Female Global Focal Point Leaders in Darfur

Wednesday, 12 August 2015

Fifteen years after Security Council resolution 1325 (2000) called for greater participation of women in all aspects of conflict resolution, five UN field-based leadership positions working for the police, justice and corrections areas are filled by women in Darfur. Learn about the work, challenges and achievements of these remarkable women: Hester Paneras, Francoise Simard, Mary Okumu, Isha Dyfan and Surayo Buzurukova.