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Are you ready for the next UN General Assembly session?

Monday, 17 September 2018

New York | Dag Hammarskjöld Library

Who will be the first speaker in the general debate of the UN General Assembly and why?  How can I find statements made by my country at the General Debate? How is the agenda of the General Assembly decided? Where can I find voting information for a specific resolution?

The Dag Hammarskjöld Library provides the answers with a variety of multilingual resources.

New runway is open for service in Gao, Mali

Friday, 31 August 2018

Gao | DFS

In late June 2018, UNO-053P, an ATR-72 twin-engine turbo-prop regional airliner adorned in the familiar white and black livery of the UN Department of Field Service (DFS) Aviation, took off just beyond the runway, on the freshly paved and painted asphalt of a newly minted airstrip in Northern Mali, and in doing so, provides tangible results of a successful UN project.

A discussion on migration

Monday, 27 August 2018

New York | Dag Hammarskjold Library

On 14 August, the Dag Hammarskjöld Library, as part of its Insight Series, brought together migrants, humanitarian workers, Member States, UN agencies and advocates to discuss the issue of migration in relation to the finalized draft Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration with a view to analyzing the implementation of the Compact and its potential impacts.