Happy Birthday United Nations!
On the UN’s 69th birthday, the “UN Day Concert 2014: Lang Lang & Friends” took place in the newly renovated General Assembly Hall.
Video highlights from the UN News Centre - this week's round-up includes UN efforts against sexual violence in South Sudan, arrival of Ebola experimental candidate vaccines, and celebrating the UN’s 69th birthday.
In celebration of the 69th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations, the 2014 United Nations Day Concert, featured world renowned-pianist and United Nations Messenger of Peace Lang Lang.
Press briefing by Mr. François Crépeau, Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants; and Mr. Francisco Carrión Mena, Chair of the Committee on the protection of the rights of all migrant workers and members of their families.
Press briefing on the occasion of the United Nations Day Concert with Mr. Lang Lang, United Nations Messenger of Peace; Mr. Manuel López-Gómez, conductor; and
Ms. Alexandra Mukiri, youth orchestra member from Kenya
Noon briefing by Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary-General
This event provides an opportunity to review the current situation and needs of urban displaced in Haiti as well as discuss lessons learned and innovative best practices to find durable solutions.
Press briefing by Heiner Bielefeldt, Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief.
The 15th Raul Prebisch Lecture, organized by UNCTAD on the occasion of its 50th anniversary, will be given by H.E. Rafael Correa Delgado, President of Ecuador, at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on 24 October 2014.