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  • Half of the world´s languages are dying

    The 7,6 billion people of the world speak nearly 7000 different mother languages. Out of these languages only about one hundred have legal status as an official language of a state. Moreover, only about 5 % of the world’s languages have more than one million native speakers. In light of these figures, the situation of the official languages […]

  • Ciné-ONU: Yasuni Man

    On 21 February 2018, Ciné-ONU will be screening ‘Yasuni Man’ in order to highlight environmental justice. The documentary ushers the viewer into a world unexplored and illustrates a cautionary tale of the far-reaching impact our dependence on fossil fuels can have on wildlife and indigenous people. The film will be shown in […]

  • UN Secretary-General appeals to overcome differences and contradictions

    "We need to understand that the peace and security problems we face today are so serious and the level of threat is so high that it is much better to come together than to persist in the level of divisions that we are witnessing today", United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres emphasized in his speech during the opening ceremony of […]

  • “Violence against children is everyone’s business”

      At least 1 out of every 2 of the world's children have experienced violence in their lives, and 18 million girls aged between 15 and 19 have experienced sexual abuse. Today, the Swedish capital Stockholm has brought together High-Level representatives of UN bodies, government ministers from 75 countries, youth delegates, civil society, […]

  • The everlasting appeal of radio

    In recognition of the importance of the radio in communicating worldwide, we celebrate the anniversary of the first broadcast in 1946 – “this is the United Nations calling the peoples of the world” on International Radio Day (13 February). With 44,000 radio stations worldwide and 65% of people in the EU listening to radio every […]

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