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New UN Campaign: Happiness Day with the Smurfs

Feb 27, 2017 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

by Britta Schmitz UNITED NATIONS, Feb 27 2017 – The UN, UNICEF and the UN Foundation announced the launch of a new campaign to promote the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in cooperation with Sony Pictures’ The Smurfs. The campaign is called Small Smurfs, Big Goals and will be linked to the International Day of Happiness celebrated 20 March. The Smurfs will raise awareness around the SDGs and educate a young audience on what they can do to support the seventeen Global Goals. The message is that as a team, anyone, even a small Smurf, can achieve big goals. Last year, [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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