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United Nations Economic And Social Council (ECOSOC) High-level Meeting On “A Vaccine For All” - 16 April 2021

Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 6:05 am | UN Department of Global Communications

World needs safe and effective vaccines available for All Leaders call for immediate efforts to ensure equitable access to vaccines New York, 20 April 2021 – As we continue the battle to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic, world leaders were alerted ... More >>

UN Calls For Urgent Action To Feed The World’s Growing Population Healthily, Equitably And Sustainably

Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 6:00 am | UN Department of Global Communications

New York, 19 April –The COVID-19 crisis has added between 83 and 132 million to the 690 million people worldwide who were already undernourished, casting doubt on the chances of meeting global targets on food security and nutrition and prompting ... More >>

UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ Message For World Health Day 2021

Friday, 9 April 2021, 6:03 am | UN Department of Global Communications

5 APRIL 2021 As COVID-19 Reveals Immoral Inequities in Health System, Secretary-General Observance Message Calls for Applying Policies, Assigning Resources to Ensure Everyone Thrives Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for World ... More >>

Responding To COVID-19 Pandemic, Young People Advocate For Bold Solutions

Friday, 2 April 2021, 7:26 am | UN Department of Global Communications

From climate action to addressing inequalities and building peace, youth leaders scale up efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals 7 to 8 April 2021 Follow on UN Web TV Youth leaders, activists and youth-led organizations around the world ... More >>

SDG ACTION AWARDS WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Saturday, 27 March 2021, 7:41 am | UN Department of Global Communications

Mobilizing, inspiring, and connecting individuals around the globe to #TurnItAround for people and planet Bonn, Germany, 25 March - The 2020 SDG Action Awards Ceremony, which took place on 25 March as a part of the fifth SDG Global Festival of Action ... More >>

SDG Global Festival Of Action - Over 20,000 Gather, Calling For Transformative Change

Friday, 26 March 2021, 7:37 am | UN Department of Global Communications

Over 20,000 gather at the SDG Global Festival of Action, calling for transformative change to turn things around for people and the planet BONN, GERMANY, 25 MARCH – Calling for the beginning of a ‘new era’ following COVID-19 recovery, United ... More >>

SDG Global Festival Of Action, 25 And 26 March

Tuesday, 23 March 2021, 6:39 am | UN Department of Global Communications

SDG GLOBAL FESTIVAL OF ACTION, 25-26 MARCH 2021 - A Turning Point for People and Planet - Festival mobilizes stakeholders from around the world to  take action on the SDGs WHAT: On 25 and 26 March, the fifth SDG Global Festival of Action ... More >>

UN Launches New Campaign, Only Together, To Support Global Vaccine Equity Call

Thursday, 11 March 2021, 5:22 pm | UN Department of Global Communications

The United Nations today launched a new global campaign, Only Together , to support its call for fair and equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines around the world. The campaign stresses the need for coordinated global action to ensure vaccines are accessible ... More >>

Podcast: A UN Top Official’s Inspiring Journey To Leadership

Saturday, 6 March 2021, 6:02 pm | UN Department of Global Communications

Awake at Night Podcast: Finding the Thing you Love UN Under-Secretary for Global Communications Melissa Fleming speaks to Agnes Kalibata, the Special Envoy to the 2021 Food Systems Summit , about her journey as a woman leader – from growing up ... More >>

UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ Message For International Women’s Day 2021

Friday, 5 March 2021, 6:10 pm | UN Department of Global Communications

Secretary-General's message 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic has erased decades of progress towards gender equality. From high job losses to exploding burdens of unpaid care, from disrupted schooling to an escalating crisis of domestic violence and exploitation, ... More >>

SDG Global Festival Of Action, 25-26 March 2021

Friday, 5 March 2021, 5:54 am | UN Department of Global Communications

SDG GLOBAL FESTIVAL OF ACTION, 25-26 MARCH 2021 - A Turning Point for People and Planet – Innovation, inspiration, and entertainment brings the global community together  to drive action towards the SDGs WHAT: The fifth SDG Global Festival ... More >>

Giant Painting In São Paulo's Carnival Calls For People To Be “All For Vaccines”

Sunday, 14 February 2021, 7:00 am | UN Department of Global Communications

This year, instead of uninterrupted parties, Carnival in the São Paulo Sambadrome will be marked by the “All for Vaccines” campaign. More than 80 volunteers from various Samba schools worked together all night to create a giant painting of over ... More >>

'All For Vaccines' Campaign Takes Over The São Paulo Sambadrome, With The Support Of Samba Schools’ Members

Saturday, 13 February 2021, 4:07 pm | UN Department of Global Communications

This year, instead of uninterrupted parties, the Carnival in São Paulo will be marked by the “All for Vaccines”campaign. Organized by scientific communication institutions, such as Team Halo / United Nations (UN), the COVID-19 Observatory, ... More >>

UN Secretary-General To Call For Exponential Growth In Global Coalition To Achieve Net-zero Emissions

Tuesday, 9 February 2021, 4:51 pm | UN Department of Global Communications

The Secretary-General Remarks at Briefing to Member States by incoming Cop26 president. Dear Colleagues, We are nine months away from COP26, a critical milestone in our efforts to avert climate catastrophe. I am pleased that the incoming COP President ... More >>

UN And Partners Host A Dialogue On Global Research Collaboration For The Recovery From COVID-19

Saturday, 30 January 2021, 8:23 am | UN Department of Global Communications

First event of its kind brings UN entities and research funding agencies together to unify recovery efforts. NEW YORK, 29 January 2021 — COVID-19 has exposed stark global inequities, fragilities and unsustainable practices that have intensified ... More >>

UN Appoints Twenty Eminent Thinkers To Shed New Light On The World’s Greatest Challenges

Friday, 22 January 2021, 4:18 pm | UN Department of Global Communications

Twenty prominent personalities, globally renowned for their intellectual leadership in economic and social fields, will form the second United Nations High-level Advisory Board (HLAB) on Economic and Social Affairs, the UN Department of Economic and Social ... More >>

UN Appoints Twenty Eminent Thinkers To Shed New Light On The World’s Greatest Challenges

Friday, 22 January 2021, 6:57 am | UN Department of Global Communications

New York, 21 January 2021 – Twenty prominent personalities, globally renowned for their intellectual leadership in economic and social fields, will form the second United Nations High-level Advisory Board (HLAB) on Economic and Social Affairs, the ... More >>

UN Secretary-General Warmly Welcomes US Steps To Rejoin Paris Agreement On Climate Change

Thursday, 21 January 2021, 6:05 pm | UN Department of Global Communications

New York, 20 January 2021 Statement by the Secretary-General – on US steps to re-enter the Paris Agreement on Climate Change I warmly welcome President Biden’s steps to re-enter the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and join the growing coalition ... More >>

UN Secretary-General Warmly Welcomes US Steps To Rejoin Paris Agreement On Climate Change

Thursday, 21 January 2021, 5:32 pm | UN Department of Global Communications

Statement by the Secretary-General – on US steps to re-enter the Paris Agreement on Climate Change I warmly welcome President Biden’s steps to re-enter the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and join the growing coalition of governments, cities, ... More >>

UN's ActNow Campaign Joins Forces With Baobab Studios To Promote Individual Climate Action

Tuesday, 29 December 2020, 4:55 pm | UN Department of Global Communications

Update The United Nations ActNow campaign is collaborating with the award-winning interactive animation company Baobab Studios to promote individual action on climate change and a shift to more sustainable lifestyles. Coinciding with the 12 December ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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