Posts tagged Youtube
Posts tagged Youtube
Do you enjoy watching sports on the weekends? Take a look at how one athlete spends his time working with the United Nations. In this video from the field, football/soccer star Zidane visits Mali to see UNDP work to end poverty firsthand and meets with school kids.
Who works for the United Nations in Cambodia and what kind of work do they do? Meet some of our colleagues working on human rights, maternal health, and legal issues more and join us in thanking all UN staff working in the field around the world.
On World Rabies Day, see how the virus affects families in Sierra Leone & how they are fighting it.
We’re heading into one of the busiest times of the year at the UN. Here’s glimpse of what’s ahead at the UN General Assembly.
Thursday, 15 September is Democracy Day! Make your voice be heard!
Find out more about democracy on the United Nations web site.
It’s “back to school” time in many parts of the world. Check out this International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) video from Mongolia showing how mobile kindergartens are giving nomadic children their first taste of organized learning.
Yesterday, the UN welcomed South Sudan as it’s 193rd member. This story and video from UNICEF highlight some of the challenges faced by the new country which ranks as one of the riskiest places in the world for a child to be born.
These kids taking part in a World Food Programme school feeding programme in Haiti didn’t know who actor Jim Carrey was, but after awhile they were his biggest fans.
World music stars Amadou & Mariam are the latest celebrity voices to join the fight against global hunger as the new WFP Ambassadors Against Hunger for the European Union. To raise hunger awareness, Amadou & Mariam have dedicated this song to the global hunger challenge.
This video was shot on location in Haiti in April 2011.
She also traveled with UNHCR chief António Guterres to meet boat people, including unaccompanied minors, on a tiny Italian island on Sunday and remembered those who have lost their lives trying to reach Lampedusa by sea from Africa.
You can “do 1 thing” to help.
More about refugees is available on the UN web site.