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Upcoming UN Events/International Days 21 March: UN Bookstore Meet the Author Event: 1:00-2:00 pm Sandra Uwiringiyimana, Author of "How Dare the Sun Rise" United Nations Bookshop Sandra Uwiringiyimana is an author and the co-founder of Jimbere Fund, an organization...

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Events CSW63 (2019) The sixty-third session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 11 to 22 March 2019. Representatives of Member States, UN entities, and ECOSOC-accredited non-governmental...

UN Events and Campaigns

UN Events The 68th United Nations Civil Society Conference: NGO Briefing "Planning Ahead for the 2019 Conference" Thursday, 13 December 2018, 11 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Conference Room 2, United Nations Headquarters, New York RSVP [link not functioning] RSVP to secure a...

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One-On-One With H.E. Ms. Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces

I’ll be honest, I’m uncertain how much optimism can truly serve in realizing the daunting ideal of creating a better world. But in the world of politics and international relations, when the landscape is seemingly always bleak, I suppose that most appreciate a little...

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Events at United Nations Headquarters 'Opportunities and challenges for the prevention of genocide - the next 70 years' Panel to mark the 70th anniversary of the Genocide Convention Friday, 7 December 2018, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Trusteeship Council Chamber, United...

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Events at United Nations Headquarters Side event to promote International Day of Education (24 January)* Friday, 30 November 2018, 3 - 6 p.m. Trusteeship Council, United Nations Headquarters, New York RSVP by 5 p.m. Monday, 26 November 2018 Invitation *The side event...

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Events GSSD Expo 2018 28 - 30 November Organized by the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) in collaboration with United Nations agencies and other partners, the GSSD Expo will strategically engage all development actors, including the private...

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Interview at the World Council of Churches with Dr. Manoj Kurian

While interning in Geneva, Switzerland, I reached out to the World Council of Churches to interview them about their work with the 2030 Agenda. On the same day, I got an appointment with the person in charge of it at the council. Dr. Manoj Kurian is a Malaysian...

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Youth for SDGs Scholarship – Applications open!

Youth for SDGs Scholarship Young people working to advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are invited to apply for a scholarship for a unique experiential learning program taking place onboard Peace Boat voyage, focusing on sustainable development....

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Syrian Refugees

This post was written by Maliheh Bitaraf. Maliheh  is a graduate student at the Seton Hall School of Diplomacy and International Relations.  Maliheh got her first Master's degree in Mass Communication at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU).  Maliheh is a Media...

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UN Events and Campaigns

Upcoming Events Join UN DPI NGO Youth Representatives Steering Committee for Youth-led Chat Series #Youth2030: Making the UN youth strategy a reality! Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 2:30 - 4 p.m. DPI NGO Resource Centre (UNITAR Building, 810 UN Plaza, 2nd floor, New York)...

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Haitian Refugee Crisis

Through rivers, streams, hills, mountains and deserts, the refugee route is not unfamiliar to men, woman and children. After a distance of thousands of miles and crossing eleven countries, they seek their right to self-determination. Millions are migrating for several...

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