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UNIC Accra prints the Sustainable Development Goals in Braille

Wednesday, 04 January 2017

Accra | CINU Accra

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have for some time now taken centre stage in many outreach activities embarked by UNICs all over the world, targeting citizens of different race, gender, colour and age. To ensure that persons with disabilities are not left out, UNIC Accra targeted high school students who are visually impaired and or have hearing challenges.

UN Peacekeeping helps build the capacity of Vietnam's peacekeeper

Thursday, 22 December 2016

DPKO | DFS

As part of the work of the Departments of Peacekeeping Operations and Field Support (DPKO and DFS) to support new and emerging Troop Contributing Countries and strengthen their capacity to deploy well-trained and properly equipped peacekeepers, the Integrated Training Service (ITS) deployed a Mobile Training Team of three military training officers to Hanoi, Vietnam in October. 

Haiti on the Sorbonne benches

Wednesday, 21 December 2016

Paris | UNRIC

UNRIC French Desk and MINUSTAH joined efforts to organise a screening and a debate on Haiti at la Sorbonne on the 7th of December. In the prestigious Descartes amphitheatre, Haitians from the diaspora, students, diplomats and NGO’s representatives gathered to talk about this mountainous island which is struggling to recover from many years of troubles and natural disasters.

Creating space for peace: 10th anniversary of CVR in peacekeeping

Wednesday, 21 December 2016

Global | DPKO

A one-day event celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Community Violence Reduction (CVR) programmes in UN Peacekeeping was organized on 16 November by the Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) Section in the Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO), Office of Rule of Law and Security Institutions (OROLSI) and the Permanent Mission of Brazil.