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2015 is a chance to change history

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2015 is a chance to change history, Ban tells UN Youth Forum
Source:UN News
2 February 2015 – This generation of young people – the largest the world has ever seen – has a historic opportunity to end poverty, combat climate change, create jobs and fight injustice,

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UNESCO chief condemns killing of journalists in Mexico, Syria

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UNESCO chief condemns killing of journalists in Mexico, Syria
Source:UN News

2 February 2015 – The head of the United Nations agency mandated to defend press freedom today denounced the assassination o

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Most pressing global challenges

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After Davos, UN paves way forward in addressing ‘most pressing global challenges’

Source:UN News.

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Power of social media in modern diplomacy

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UN highlights power of social media in modern diplomacy during day-long New York event. Source:UN News: 30 January 2015 – The United Nations is holding its first ever Social Media Day at its New York Headquarters today, in an event featuring social media professionals, digital diplomacy practitioners and academics who are sharing their experiences, discussing trends and proving insights i

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Children’s struggles for education focus of award-winning film

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FEATURE: Children’s struggles for education focus of award-winning film screened at UN. A scene of two young boys running from the film 'On the Way to School.' Credit: Distrib Films US.

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Tourism, contributing to global economic recovery

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Source:UN News: 27 January 2015 – The number of international tourists reached 1.13 billion in 2014, 51 million more than in 2013, on trend for the fifth consecutive year of above average growth since the 2009 economic crisis, the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) announced today.

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‘HeForShe’ campaign at Davos Forum

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UN Women launches next phase in ‘HeForShe’ campaign at Davos Forum
Source:UN News: 23 January 2015 – At the World Economic Forum in Davos

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Nepal: distribution of emergency health kits to flood survivors

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Nepal: UN agency continues distribution of emergency health kits to flood survivors
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IMF downgrades global growth forecast

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International Monetary Fund downgrades global growth forecast, despite cheaper oil

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20 January 2015 – Despite a sharp dec

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Role of light in boosting sustainable growth

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Marking international year, UN chief celebrates role of light in boosting sustainable growth

Source:UN News, 19 January 2015 – The role light-based technologies play in spurring sustainable development can help the international community tackle the challenges of

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