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UN Secretary-General’s message on United Nations Day

Oct 24, 2015 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

National flags are a mark of pride and patriotism in every country around the world.  But there is only one flag that belongs to all of us. That blue flag of the United Nations was a banner of hope for me growing up in wartime Korea. Seven decades after its founding, the United Nations remains a beacon for all humanity. Every day, the United Nations feeds the hungry and shelters those driven from their homes. The United Nations vaccinates children who would otherwise die from preventable diseases. The United Nations defends human rights for all, regardless of race, religion, nationality, [Read More]

Music in Honor of Peace – China Commemorates The United Nations at 70

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By Aruna Dutt, UNITED NATIONS, Aug. 29 – The power of music was invoked at a Shanghai Symphony Orchestra concert at the UN Friday night to reflect on how the world has progressed during the 70 years of the UN and to honor the victims of World War II. “We come together this evening through the power of music to reflect on the progress that the international community has made in the past 70 years,” Cristina Gallach, the Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information, said before the concert. “It is also a time to reflect on the challenges ahead of [Read More]

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