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UN Security Council moves to thwart terrorists’ access to weapons

Aug 02, 2017

Adopting new resolution, UN Security Council moves to thwart terrorists' access to weapons The United Nations Security Council to…

Nelson Mandela Day

Jul 18, 2017

Nelson Mandela Day On July 18, in celebration of Nelson Mandela Day, UNIC Washington teamed up with the South African Embassy to …

AIDS-related deaths decline; 19.5 million people on life-saving treatment

Jul 20, 2017

AIDS-related deaths decline; 19.5 million people on life-saving treatment The scales have tipped for the first time in the figh…

UN report urges accelerated efforts to achieve Sustainable Development Goals

Jul 17, 2017

UN report urges accelerated efforts to achieve Sustainable Development Goals If the world is to eradicate poverty, address climat…

With Mosul reclaimed, accountability key to heal Iraq’s ‘ISIL wounds’ – UN rights chief

Jul 11, 2017

With Mosul reclaimed, accountability key to heal Iraq's 'ISIL wounds' – UN rights chief Although the retaking of Mosul city fro…

‘Important work ahead,’ Security Council says, as UN mission in Côte d’Ivoire concludes

Jun 30, 2017

‘Important work ahead,’ Security Council says, as UN mission in Côte d’Ivoire concludes Recognizing the efforts of the Uni…

UN welcomes major partnership initiative with tech giants to counter terrorism online

Jun 27, 2017

UN welcomes major partnership initiative with tech giants to counter terrorism online A senior United Nations official has called…

World Refugee Day 2017

Jun 20, 2017

World Refugee Day With a record 65.6 million people last year forcibly uprooted from their homes by violence and persecution, Uni…

In Kabul, UN chief calls for peace and compassion

Jun 14, 2017

In Kabul, UN chief calls for peace and compassion Expressing solidarity with Afghan people, in the wake of recent violence in the…

Working together, ‘we can ensure that our oceans remain healthy as our blue home’

Jun 08, 2017

Working together, ‘we can ensure that our oceans remain healthy as our blue home’ The future of the planet’s oceans is burd…