It is that time of the year again, when the world is gearing up for the largest annual gathering to evaluate global efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The United Nations Special Representatives of the Secretary-General speak about their role and motivation to lead UN Peace Operations.
Conflicts disproportionately affect children. Many are subject to abductions, military recruitment, killing, maiming, and numerous forms of exploitation children.
New tutorial video on the audio features of the website of the United Nations Audiovisual Library of International Law
This week's top news:
• UN High-level Panel launches report on digital cooperation
• Mali peace process in a ‘critical phase’
• People affected by war need mental healthcare
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The IAEA Board of Governors is meeting this week at the Agency's headquarters in Vienna, Austria. Director General Yukiya Amano addressed the Board on important issues, including Iran and North Korea.
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.
From 1996-2006, the Government of Nepal engaged in armed conflict with a Maoist insurgency. Both parties to the conflict routinely tortured, raped, detained and killed women and girls.
Captain Tamanna and Nayma are Bangladeshi’s first female military pilots, serving in the United Nations Peacekeeping Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO).
“Miracle in Rwanda” is a play based on the life of New York Times Bestselling author of “Left to Tell”, Immaculée Ilibagiza. It chronicles the dramatic events Immaculée experienced during the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda.