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UNESCO spotlights power of jazz to promote dialogue among cultures

Apr 30, 2017

On International Day, UNESCO spotlights power of jazz to promote dialogue among cultures Marking International Jazz Day, the Unit…

The UN at the World Bank – IMF Spring Meetings

Apr 26, 2017

The World Bank - IMF Spring Meetings brought together world leaders from the UN, government, private sector and civil society to a…

Addressing ‘fragility’ of societies key to preventing conflicts, stresses UN chief

Apr 21, 2017

Addressing ‘fragility’ of societies key to preventing conflicts, stresses UN chief Noting that a key trigger common to near…

UN seeks more ‘cost-effective’ flight logistics in peacekeeping, political missions

Apr 20, 2017

UN seeks more ‘cost-effective’ flight logistics in peacekeeping, political missions Secretary-General António Guterres tod…

UN blue helmets and Malian forces targeted in ‘cowardly’ terrorist attacks

Apr 18, 2017

The head of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali today strongly condemned the “cowardly” attacks that took place ag…

Haiti: Recent political advances have set stage to address pressing challenges and reduced UN role

Apr 11, 2017

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Malala Yousafzai designated youngest-ever UN Messenger of Peace

Apr 10, 2017

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today designated children’s rights activist and Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafz…

Secretary-General António Guterres’s statement on Syria

Apr 07, 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres's statement on Syria I continue to follow the situation in Syria closely and with grave con…

U.S. funding cuts to UN population agency based on ‘inaccurate perception’ – UN chief

Apr 04, 2017

U.S. funding cuts to UN population agency based on ‘inaccurate perception’ – UN chief United Nations Secretary-General Ant…

Security Council extends peacekeeping mandate in DR Congo with reduced troop strength

Mar 31, 2017

The Security Council today extended the mandate of the United Nations mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) for an…