United Nations

Oct 19

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Oct 18

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Oct 17

Next Friday is United Nations, marking the UN’s 69th birthday. This week we are celebrating the many ways that the UN makes a difference all over the world – including by protecting people in emergencies.  Find out more at: http://j.mp/OZ8tA8#HappyBirthdayUN

Next Friday is United Nations, marking the UN’s 69th birthday. This week we are celebrating the many ways that the UN makes a difference all over the world – including by protecting people in emergencies.

Find out more at: http://j.mp/OZ8tA8

#HappyBirthdayUN

Oct 15

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Oct 14

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Oct 13

African agriculture has the greatest promise: a growing population, vibrant markets and half the world’s uncultivated arable land. Yet, the average African farm performs at only about 40% of its potential.
How can Africa reach its agricultural potential?
During this week’s Africa Week and World Food Week, explore the new interactive infographic from Farming First and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD): http://www.farmingfirst.org/africanag/

‪#‎WFD2014‬

African agriculture has the greatest promise: a growing population, vibrant markets and half the world’s uncultivated arable land. Yet, the average African farm performs at only about 40% of its potential.

How can Africa reach its agricultural potential?

During this week’s Africa Week and World Food Week, explore the new interactive infographic from Farming First and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD): http://www.farmingfirst.org/africanag/

‪#‎WFD2014‬

Oct 12


Despite the immense challenges of the ‪#‎Ebola‬ outbreak in West Africa, local health care workers and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are working on the front lines of ‪#‎Ebolaresponse‬ — in field hospitals, Ebola treatment units and training facilities and more.
NGOs have mobilized thousands of personnel, and thanks to their relentless efforts, have saved many lives.
Take a look at a photo album showing their heroic work here: http://j.mp/1CVeWlD

Despite the immense challenges of the ‪#‎Ebola‬ outbreak in West Africa, local health care workers and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are working on the front lines of ‪#‎Ebolaresponse‬ — in field hospitals, Ebola treatment units and training facilities and more.

NGOs have mobilized thousands of personnel, and thanks to their relentless efforts, have saved many lives.

Take a look at a photo album showing their heroic work here: http://j.mp/1CVeWlD

Oct 11

Saturday is the International Day of the Girl Child, a day to recognize girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world.
The theme this year is “Empowering Adolescent Girls: Ending the Cycle of Violence.”


Learn more about the Day here: http://www.un.org/en/events/girlchild/

Saturday is the International Day of the Girl Child, a day to recognize girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world.

The theme this year is “Empowering Adolescent Girls: Ending the Cycle of Violence.”

Learn more about the Day here: http://www.un.org/en/events/girlchild/

Oct 10

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Oct 09


UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has asked an Independent Expert Advisory Group to make concrete recommendations on bringing about a data revolution in sustainable development.
If you have a say on the ‪#‎DataRevolution‬, comment online or send submissions by Oct 15 here: http://www.undatarevolution.org/contact/

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has asked an Independent Expert Advisory Group to make concrete recommendations on bringing about a data revolution in sustainable development.

If you have a say on the ‪#‎DataRevolution‬, comment online or send submissions by Oct 15 here: http://www.undatarevolution.org/contact/