Worldwide | UN Women
The loss of a partner is devastating. For many women, that loss is magnified by a long-term struggle for basic needs, their human rights and dignity.
Worldwide | UNPA
On 20 June 2018, the United Nations Postal Administration (UNPA) issued six stamps and three souvenir sheets to celebrate UNISPACE+50.
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.
Baku | UNO Baku
On 10 June, some 300 youth activists, representatives of UN agencies in Azerbaijan, civil society and private sector collected about five tons of plastic and other types of waste during a cleanup of the shores of Buzovna Beach in Baku.
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.
Worldwide | EOSG
Secretary-General António Guterres has announced the appointment of Shireen L. Dodson of the United States as United Nations Ombudsman.
The Secretariat of the United Nations presents its compliments to the Permanent Missions to the United Nations and has the honour to request the nomination of candidates for the position of United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights at the Under-Secretary-General level.
Vienna | UNIS Vienna
“I really appreciate this event. It was wonderful! The most interesting thing was to see the bees up close. We also enjoyed the explanations given by the experts – they emphasized the responsibility that each of us has in terms of maintaining an adequate environment for bee colonies,” said a participant at the first World Bee Day in Vienna, Austria.
Berlin | DFS
The international Partnership for Technology in Peacekeeping Symposium, held in Berlin from 14 to 18 May, was attended by representatives from Member States and other UN partners. The aim was to increase the involvement of the international peace community in peacekeeping and to introduce new technologies and concepts to the field missions.