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Nelson Mandela Day 2017

Nelson Mandela Day 2017-3

In honor of Nelson Mandela Day, UNIC and the South African Embassy cleaned up a part of Rock Creek Park.

Amina Mohammed at the University of Maryland 

Amina Mohammed at the University of Maryland

May 22, 2017 - UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed delivered the commencement address to the University of Maryland's School of Public Policy Class of 2017.

World Bank – IMF Spring Meetings 2017

World Bank Spring Meetings 2017

Senior United Nations officials attended the 2017 Spring Meetings of the World Bank and IMF. 

Holocaust Remembrance Day

Holocaust Remembrance Day

UNIC Washington took part in the International Holocaust Remembrance Day Commemoration at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum on January 27, 2017.

António Guterres’s First Day at Work

António Guterres's First Day at Work

António Guterres, new Secretary-General of the United Nations, on his his first day of work at United Nations Headquarters. January 03, 2017

Ban Ki-moon’s DC Farewell 

Ban Ki-moon's DC Farewell

On December 15, 2016 Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon paid his last visit to the U.S. capital as UN chief. He met with President Obama, Vice President Biden, National Security Adviser Susan Rice, and others at the White House. From there he spoke to more than 100 UN DC-based staff, thanking them and urging them to continue to be a voice for those who need it most.  While in town he also got a send-off from the UN Foundation and bade farewell to World Bank President Jim Yong Kim.

UN in Washington, DC

UN in Washington, DC

Senior officials from across the UN system come to Washington to meet with colleagues, partners and the public and explain the work of the organization. 

UNIC Speaks

UNIC Speaks

UNIC Washington staff participating in various events and panels


Get a Shot, Give a Shot

Get a Shot, Give a Shot

UNIC Washington organized a flu clinic for UN Washington staff as part of the joint Get a Shot, Give a Shot campaign by UN Foundation and Walgreens. For each shot a person receives, a lifesaving vaccine is given to a child in need.

UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson’s visit to Washington

Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson - Nov 2016

Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson's visit to Washington, DC November 14-16, 2016

International Science Center & Science Museum Day

International Science Center & Science Museum Day

Under the great dome of Washington D.C.’s National Academy of Science’s Museum, the UN brought together top scientists and top Washington, D.C . Public School students in celebration of ‘citizen science’, the Sustainable Development Goals, and the first ever International Science Center and Science Museum Day.

United Nations Day 2016

Celebrating UN Day

In celebration of UN Day, we asked people around Washington to point out their favorite Sustainable Development Goal!

Annual Conference of the Women’s Missionary Society AME 

28th Annual Conference of the Women's Missionary Society of the African Methodist Episcopal Church

On October 14th, UN affiliates from Washington D.C. addressed the Global issues facing the United Nations today at the 2016 Annual Conference of the Women's Missionary Society of the African Methodist Episcopal Church