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Secretary-General António Guterres on Sunday described his predecessor Dag Hammarskjöld as his “fundamental inspiration,” who should be regarded as the “central reference” point for the whole United Nations ideal today.
New York | UNODA
In 2016, Peruvian visual artist Ivan Ciro Palomino won the UN “Poster for Peace” contest with an illustration that was featured as the cover of the 2018 Disarmament Calendar.
Buenos Aires | UNIC Buenos Aires
The human interest story is a staple both in traditional and social media, particularly for the video format. According to the Rockefeller Foundation’s Digital Storytelling for Social Impact: “Video can be the most captivating digital format for storytelling. The medium allows the audience to experience stories emotionally, and to connect with the people whose lives are featured.”
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Wednesday 28 March, Secretary-General António Guterres announced the appointment of Rosemary DiCarlo of the United States, President of the National Committee on American Foreign Policy and Senior Fellow at the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, Yale University, as Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs.
New York | DPI
Michel Kichka, award-winning cartoonist and illustrator whose work can be seen in Le Monde and other major media outlets, will present his graphic novel Second generation: The things I didn’t tell my father at a student event held by the Department of Public Information on 11 April in New York.
Worldwide | UNPA
Each year, on 7 April, World Health Day, offices of the World Health Organization (WHO), Member States, civil society, and partners around the world observe the Organization’s signing of its Constitution and its founding in 1948.
Brussels | UNRIC
Two billion people in the world have no access to safe water and 4.5 billion lack proper sanitation. Safe water is becoming the most precious commodity in most regions of the world, including Europe. More than half of the world already lives in cities, estimated to increase up to 6 billion urban inhabitants by 2050.
New York | DPKO
Secretary-General António Guterres launched the Action for Peacekeeping (A4P) initiative at a Security Council High-Level Debate on 28 March. The initiative will focus its efforts in three areas: refocusing peacekeeping with realistic expectations; making peacekeeping missions stronger and safer; and mobilizing greater support for political solutions and for well-structured, well-equipped, well-trained forces.