YouTube influencer and model Jillian Mercado, a female disability rights advocate, visits the United Nations to talk about issues facing persons with disabilities. She sits down with the UN Secretary-General António Guterres for an informal chat.
As a result of the conflict in Kosovo in the late 1990s, over 1600 people still remain unaccounted for. The UN Mission in Kosovo, UNMIK, continues to support the Working Group on Missing Persons and to assist the families of missing persons.
On a farm called “New Colombia,” more than 40 ex-members of the FARC-EP are cultivating crops while nurturing stability in the region. The farm is part of a reintegration programme supervised by the United Nations Verification Mission in Colombia.
The situation for Rohingya refugees and host communities in Bangladesh has become increasingly dangerous with the onset of the cyclone season and monsoon rains, putting already vulnerable people at even greater risk
At a public school in Rochester, New York, 98 percent of the students are refugees. Meet one of its resilient students, who demonstrate strong resolve to give back to their host country, as well as the officials running the school
What does it take to dismantle a 2,000-pound aerial bomb? A team from the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) visited a UN Mine Action Service (UNMAS) project in Gaza
“In Madagascar, social and environmental changes have driven many to migrate. In response, the International Organization for Migration (IOM), through the IOM Development Fund, is providing support to the Government of Madagascar to raise awareness
Watch the stories of people affected by terrorism. The newly established UN Office of Counter-Terrorism brings together their voices, and works with experts and governments to have them heard and to promote and protect their rights.
On World Water Day in 2018, the United Nations launched the Water Action Decade to accelerate efforts towards meeting water-related challenges. Water is critical for sustainable development and the eradication of poverty and hunger
Natalia Gallardo is a Uruguayan peacekeeper serving with the United Nations mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO.) She is one of 900 peacekeepers from Uruguay working in the mission