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Antonio Guterres: New Year’s Message from the New Secretary General

Jan 1, 2017 News, Secretary General, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

  by Britta Schmitz   UNITED NATIONS, 1 January 2017 – Antonio Guterres made his first statement as the new UN Secretary General on New Year’s Day. He urges everyone to join him in his New Year’s resolution, to “make 2017 a year for peace“.   “On this New Year’s Day, I ask all of you to join me in making one shared New Year’s resolution: Let us resolve to put peace first. Let us make 2017 a year in which we all – citizens, governments, leaders – strive to overcome our differences,“ said Guterres in his first statement as [Read More]

Santa’s Green Christmas: New Climate Comic

Dec 24, 2016 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

  by Britta Schmitz   UNITED NATIONS, 24 December 2016 – The initiative Comics Uniting Nations released a new comic book on climate action this December. Climate action refers to goal number thirteen of the Sustainable Developments Goals (SDGs). The new comic is called Santa’s Green Christmas and presents the issue of climate change in an approachable Christmas story.   “I’m highly excited about this contribution to the Comics Uniting Nations series. It superbly balances the messaging with the humor. It’s smart and beautifully illustrated. It’s thoughtful and funny. We think it will be a huge hit with the target [Read More]

UNICEF’s 70th Anniversary Event at UNHQ

Dec 15, 2016 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

by Britta Schmitz UNITED NATIONS, 14 December 2016 – The United Nations commemorated UNICEF’s 70th Anniversary with a special event at the UN Headquarters this Monday. The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is a UN programme that provides humanitarian assistance to children and mothers and defends the rights of every child. The programme started after World War II, providing emergency food and healthcare to children whose countries had been devastated by the war. For UNICEF’s 70th Anniversary, the UN invited a list of high-level guests. Among them were David Beckham, Jackie Chan, Priyanka Chopra and Orlando Bloom. The event was [Read More]

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