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U.S. economic embargo on Cuba – where does the UN stand?

Representatives from all around the world are today gathered at the UN Headquarters to discuss the importance of ending the economic, commercial, and financial embargo imposed by the United States of America against Cuba. The General Assembly meets are made up of 193...

Preventive Diplomacy in the Changing Landscape of Modern Conflicts: The Role of Regional Organizations

The second edition of the panel discussion “Preventive Diplomacy in the Changing Landscape of Modern Conflicts: The Role of Regional Organizations” convened on July 19, 2019, at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The event was first held on October 2018, in...
U.S. economic embargo on Cuba – where does the UN stand?

U.S. economic embargo on Cuba – where does the UN stand?

Representatives from all around the world are today gathered at the UN Headquarters to discuss the importance of ending the economic, commercial, and financial embargo imposed by the United States of America against Cuba. The General Assembly meets are made up of 193...

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UN News and Events

UN News and Events

Events Global Migration Film Festival: 28 November - 18 December 2019 Check back for updates on locations and films. Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2019 24 - 31 October 2019, Worldwide To view the list of events, click here. Events at the United Nations...

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UN News and Events

UN News and Events

Events Safeguarding Sport from Corruption: Towards UNGASS 2021  October 22, 2019 11:30 AM-1:00 PM Location: Conference Room 11 United Nations Headquarters This event is only open to UN Ground Pass Holders Celebration of World Cities Day "Better City, Better Life"...

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UN News and Events

Events Urban October 2019 31 days of promoting a better urban future. Today 55 per cent of the world’s population live in cities and towns and the number is growing every day. Every October UN-Habitat and partners organize a month of activities, events and discussions...

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Introducing Our New Youth Reps!

Introducing Our New Youth Reps!

As an NGO associated with the UN Department of Global Communications (DGC), the School of Diplomacy and International Relations has the ability to select two youth representatives to represent the School at United Nations events and meetings. It is our pleasure to...

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Young people take action for the SDGs

Model United Nations, also known as Model UN or MUN clubs, is an academic activity where students can roleplay delegates to the United Nations (UN) and simulate UN committees. It is believed that the first Model UN was held in 1949 in St. Lawrence University. Today,...

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UN Events and News

UN Events and News

Events 2019 ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development follow-up (FfD Forum) The 2019 ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development follow-up (FfD Forum) will be held on 15-18 April 2019 at UN Headquarters in New York. The FfD Forum is an intergovernmental process with...

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Commission on the Status of Women: The Rhythm of Gender Equality

Commission on the Status of Women: The Rhythm of Gender Equality

Marcela Fuentes has a Master of Science in International Affairs from Seton Hall University, a Master's Degree in Law from Pennsylvania State University, and worked as an attorney in Ecuador. She is experienced in immigration and humanitarian aid, international...

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UN News and Events

Events United Nations Model UN Youth Summit Date: 12 April 2019 Time: 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Location: Conference Room 4, United Nations Headquarters, New York #UNMUNsummit Information for Educators Information for Students Girls Be heard 2019 Theater Production 2030...

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UN Events and News

UN Events and News

Events at United Nations Headquarters ECOSOC Youth Forum [8-9 April 2019] The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum, to take place on 8-9 April 2019 will provide a platform for young leaders from around the world to engage in a dialogue among themselves and...

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