On the cutting edge with the Department of Global Communications

Thursday, 20 December 2018

Worldwide | UN Global Communications

Relatively few people will ever enter the General Assembly Hall, but countless individuals can literally picture themselves there thanks to augmented reality, one of several cutting-edge technologies that the newly-named Department of Global Communications is harnessing to tell the UN’s story to the world.

Delegates and families invited to screening of 'Ferdinand', 5 Dec

Thursday, 29 November 2018

Delegates who have pre-registered for the film screening of Ferdinand can pick up their tickets in Room SM2 (next to the elevator) on 9th floor between 3:00p.m. and 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, 5 December.

Please note that staff and families must present their tickets to enter ECOSOC. The event is sold out, but if there are any available seats at 6:30 pm, staff without a ticket would be permitted entry then.

UNderstanding IEDs - Workshop 4 Dec. at 10 am - Conf. Room 4

Monday, 26 November 2018

New York | UNMAS

The Kingdom of the Netherlands and UNMAS is organizing a workshop on 4 December 2018 to highlight the devastating impact of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs). A surge in the quantity and complexity of these devices has led to a marked increase in casualties among civilian populations, United Nations peacekeeping personnel and humanitarian responders.