United Nations Web TV - Daily news story Copyright 2013-14 Mon, 17 Jun 2019 07:42:15 +0000 http://webtv.un.org Lazarus - Human rights of persons with albinism http://webtv.un.org/watch/lazarus-human-rights-of-persons-with-albinism/6047610031001 Discrimination, violence and abuse of persons with albinism is a major concern for all affected and society as a whole. One young man with albinism, Lazarus Chigwandali, is using his music for change. video6047610031001 Wed, 12 Jun 2019 22:40:10 +0000 6047610031001 92543 Discrimination, violence and abuse of persons with albinism is a major concern for all affected and society as a whole. One young man with albinism, Lazarus Chigwandali, is using his music for change. He has also met with the Ms. Ikponwosa Ero the United Nations Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism. Together, they are standing strong for human rights. Digital Cooperation: Challenges and Opportunities http://webtv.un.org/watch/digital-cooperation-challenges-and-opportunities-/6047046473001 A High-level Panel on Digital Cooperation set up by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has just released a new report. The Secretary-General joined Panel Co-Chairs, Melinda Gates and Jack Ma to examine the digital horizon. video6047046473001 Tue, 11 Jun 2019 17:44:07 +0000 6047046473001 109993 A High-level Panel on Digital Cooperation set up by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has just released a new report exploring challenges and opportunities, with five key recommendations for ushering in a better future. The Secretary-General joined Panel Co-Chairs, Melinda Gates and Jack Ma to examine the digital horizon. प्रियंका ने बढ़ाया बच्चों का हौसला http://webtv.un.org/watch/प्रियंका-ने-बढ़ाया-बच्चों-का-हौसला/6045405925001 यूनीसेफ़ की सदभावना दूत प्रियंका चोपड़ा ने इथियोपिया का दौरा करके वहाँ शिविरों में रह रहे शरणार्थी बच्चों से मुलाक़ात की और उनका बढ़ाया. समय की क्रूरता के शिकार इन बच्चों के लिए ये यादगार पल थे. video6045405925001 Thu, 06 Jun 2019 17:30:25 +0000 6045405925001 105067 यूनीसेफ़ की सदभावना दूत प्रियंका चोपड़ा ने इथियोपिया का दौरा करके वहाँ शिविरों में रह रहे शरणार्थी बच्चों से मुलाक़ात की और उनका बढ़ाया. समय की क्रूरता के शिकार इन बच्चों के लिए ये यादगार पल थे. UN General Assembly elects its new president http://webtv.un.org/watch/un-general-assembly-elects-its-new-president-/6046012063001 Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, Nigeria’s current UN Permanent Representative, was elected to head the world body by acclamation on Tuesday in the General Assembly Hall in New York and will succeed Ecuador’s Maria Fernanda Espinosa. video6046012063001 Sat, 08 Jun 2019 14:06:39 +0000 6046012063001 66667 Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, Nigeria’s current UN Permanent Representative, was elected to head the world body by acclamation on Tuesday in the General Assembly Hall in New York and will succeed Ecuador’s María Fernanda Espinosa. The global reach of the United Nations makes it “the world's best hope for peace and security, sustainable development and the promotion and protection of human rights and social progress”, said the top Nigerian diplomat who will be the next President of the General Assembly. This Week at the UN in 60 Seconds - 31 May 2019 http://webtv.un.org/watch/this-week-at-the-un-in-60-seconds-31-may-2019/6043404820001 This week's top news: - Pledging conference on Mozambique - United Nations Secretary-General's address to the R20 - World No Tobacco Day More at UN News: news.un.org/en/ video6043404820001 Fri, 31 May 2019 22:57:03 +0000 6043404820001 68778 This week's top news: - Pledging conference on Mozambique - United Nations Secretary-General's address to the R20 - World No Tobacco Day More at UN News: news.un.org/en/ Floating Cities: the new urban frontier http://webtv.un.org/watch/floating-cities-the-new-urban-frontier/6042473625001 Climate change and urbanization are combining to create an urgent global need for sustainable cities. In response, the United Nations is exploring how the creation of floating cities can help solve the urban crisis while. video6042473625001 Wed, 29 May 2019 23:25:51 +0000 6042473625001 126997 Climate change and urbanization are combining to create an urgent global need for sustainable cities. In response, the United Nations is exploring how the creation of floating cities can help solve the urban crisis while. UN Blue Helmets recognize Malawian peacekeeper killed in action http://webtv.un.org/watch/un-blue-helmets-recognize-malawian-peacekeeper-killed-in-action/6040875897001 With bullets flying, Private Chancy Chitete of Malawi saved a fellow peacekeeper, and died in the process. The UN honoured the late UN peacekeeper with its highest award for exceptional courage. video6040875897001 Fri, 24 May 2019 21:45:22 +0000 6040875897001 105898 With bullets flying, Private Chancy Chitete of Malawi saved a fellow peacekeeper, and died in the process. The UN honoured Private Chitete as it marked the International Day of UN Peacekeeping on Friday, with its highest award for exceptional courage. The Secretary-General gave the “Captain Mbaye Diagne Medal for Exceptional Courage” to Lachel Chitete, the widow of the late peacekeeper who accepted it on his behalf. Private Chitete became only the second winner of the UN’s highest peacekeeping award, which was established in 2014 for uniformed and civilian personnel who meet the criteria, and named after the late UN peacekeeper Captain Diagne - the first posthumous recipient of the award - who saved hundreds of lives in Rwanda in 1994, before being killed. UN Chief on the Climate Frontlines http://webtv.un.org/watch/un-chief-on-the-climate-frontlines-/6038279899001 United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres flew to the Pacific Island country of Tuvalu on the frontlines of the climate challenge. He called on all countries to change their policies to help halt the impacts. video6038279899001 Sat, 18 May 2019 02:17:57 +0000 6038279899001 0 United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres flew to the Pacific Island country of Tuvalu on the frontlines of the climate challenge. He called on all countries to change their policies to help halt the impacts. UN Chief hails partnership with Fiji http://webtv.un.org/watch/un-chief-hails-partnership-with-fiji-/6037727579001 In Fiji, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres paid tribute to the country’s actions on climate change, sustainable development and peacekeeping. video6037727579001 Thu, 16 May 2019 17:26:54 +0000 6037727579001 85802 In Fiji, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres paid tribute to the country’s actions on climate change, sustainable development and peacekeeping. He delivered an address to the country’s Parliament, laid a wreath in memory of fallen peacekeepers, and held a dialogue with young people resolved to usher in a better future. A call to action on oceans http://webtv.un.org/watch/a-call-to-action-on-oceans/6037135551001 United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres issued a strong call to action to tackle climate change and protect the world’s oceans. video6037135551001 Wed, 15 May 2019 15:31:11 +0000 6037135551001 58687 United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres issued a strong call to action to tackle climate change and protect the world’s oceans. Addressing leaders at the Pacific Islands Forum in Fiji, he hailed their vision of the region’s ‘Blue Continent’ and stressed the value of their voices and experience.