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Workshop highlights benefits of UN fuel management system

Monday, 07 August 2017

As UN peacekeeping missions rely on significant quantities of generators, vehicles, aircraft, and other fuel-consuming equipment, fuel management is both essential to operations and constitutes a major expenditure for peacekeeping activities. 

The Office of Information and Communications Technology (OICT) in the Department of Management is addressing the need for continuous improvement of fuel supply and consumption control. It is part of a harmonized Information and communicat

USGs, Member States discuss sexual exploitation and abuse

Monday, 24 July 2017

New York | iSeek

High-level UN officials and representatives of Member States came together recently to discuss the Secretary-General’s priority of addressing sexual exploitation and abuse. Co-chaired by the Under-Secretaries-General for Peacekeeping Operations and Field Support, Jean-Pierre Lacroix and Atul Khare, the meeting took place on 13 July at UNHQ. More than 60 delegations attended, including troop and police contributors.

Nominate your Champion of the Earth before the 31 July deadline

Friday, 21 July 2017

Worldwide | UNEP

The deadline for nominations to UN Environment’s 2017 Champions of the Earth award has been extended to 31 July 2017. Launched in 2005, the award is the United Nations' highest environmental honour, celebrating outstanding figures whose actions have had a transformative, positive impact on the environment.