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Nelson Mandela Day 2017

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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 

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World Bank – IMF Spring Meetings 2017

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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

Sarah Jackson-Han Sara Dixon and Karen Smyth Matthew Reynolds Ebru Kuran Staff of UNIC, UNDP, and IOM

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

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International Science Center & Science Museum Day

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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 

Intern Sara Dixon from the United Nations Information Center with her favorite SDG 16: Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions Speaker Andrew Semmel, Representative, IAEA Speaker Dierdre McGrenra, Chief, IFAD  Participant of the 28th Annual AME Conference listening to speaker Felipe Munevar    Speaker Felipe Munevar, Head of Office, UNOPS Speaker Jana Mason from UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR Speakers Joy Robertson, Fellow at the US Fund for UNICEF and speaker Andi Gitow of the United Nations Information Center Speaker Joy Robertson, Fellow at the US Fund for UNICEF   28th Annual Conference of the Women's Missionary Society of the African Methodist Episcopal Church audience   Speaker Vijaya Souri from the Regional Office in Dakar, IOM  Speakers Andi Gitow and Rober Skinner of United Nations Information Center with Ryan Kehmna from Better World Campaign of UN Foundation    Speakers Andi Gitow of the United Nations Information Center addressing questions from the audience    Speaker Robert Skinner of the United Nations Information Center    Participants of the 28th Annual AME Conference with their favorite SDG 2: Zero Hunger