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How the concept of development has changed at the UN over time

Thursday, 05 July 2018

Worldwide | Dag Hammarskjöld Library

Ever wondered where the phrase “the human person is the central subject of development” originated? Or when was the first time UN Member States discussed the use of renewable energy sources? And what were the objectives for designating 1985 as International Youth Year?  And how were the indicators for the SDGs developed?

5 fast facts about the High-Level Conference on Counter-Terrorism

Thursday, 28 June 2018

Why is the UN convening a counter-terrorism conference?

The Secretary-General is convening the first-ever UN High-level Conference on Counter-Terrorism to improve international cooperation and information sharing, and build new partnerships that can find practical solutions to the threat of terrorism.

Who is attending the High-level Conference on Counter-Terrorism?

United Nations Chiefs of Police Summit 2018

Friday, 22 June 2018

New York | OROLSI

On 21 June 2018, the second United Nations Chiefs of Police Summit (UNCOPS) took place in the GA Hall in New York. Senior police executives from Member States, along with key partners and senior United Nations representatives, considered the future of United Nations policing so that our officers can better deliver in the field and positively impact the lives and communities of the people they serve.

#RefugiArte exhibition at Panama International Airport

Monday, 18 June 2018

Panama City | UNIC Panama

#RefugiArte is a project that began in 2015, inspired by the 50th anniversary of the Regional Office of the UNHCR for the South of Latin America. For two months, the #RefugiArte exhibit will show travelers passing through Panama’s Tocumen International Airport the reality that refugees face around the world, including in Latin America.