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First-ever International Day of Education (24 January)

Thursday, 24 January 2019

Worldwide | UNESCO 

The world marks the first-ever International Day of Education today (24 January), which was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly last year in celebration of the role of education for peace and development. UNESCO is calling on countries to increase political commitment to education as a force for inclusion driving the achievement of all the Sustainable Development Goals. 

Round-ups highlight work of Security Council and General Assembly

Monday, 21 January 2019

New York | Department of Global Communications (DGC) 

The team of press officers, editors and editorial assistants of the Meetings Coverage Section (in Department of Global Communications) has finalized round-ups of the work of the Security Council for 2018 and the General Assembly‎ and its six Main Committees for the 73rd session.

Central African Government signs Prison Demilitarization Strategy

Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Bangui | MINUSCA 

On 9 January 2019, the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) marked a significant milestone in its mandate to support the Government of the Central African Republic, when the country’s Prime Minister signed off on three policy documents crucial for the demilitarization and reform of Central African prisons.

"New Technologies: Where To?": the new issue of the UN Chronicle

Monday, 14 January 2019

Worldwide | Department of Global Communications (DGC) 

The new issue of the UN Chronicle, on the theme "New Technologies: Where To?", is now online. This special expanded edition, focusing on new technologies and their growing use in advancing the 2030 Agenda, will be the final printed issue of the magazine. But it will live on, online.

The 2018 Highlights of Security Council Practice is now available

Monday, 14 January 2019

Worldwide | DPPA 

The 2018 edition of the Highlights of Security Council Practice has just been published on the newly revamped Security Council’s website. Published every year since 2011 by the Security Council Affairs Division, it offers a snapshot of the activities of the Security Council during the course of the year.