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  • Shipping: indispensable to the world

    The sun rises over ships anchored off of Mogadishu, Somalia, waiting to offload their cargo in 2012. The local port experienced an unprecedented flurry of activity and traffic after nearly twenty years affected by civil war. Photo: UN Photo/Tobin Jones 29 September 2016 - Every evening, millions of people all over the world settle into their […]

  • Antimicrobial resistance: "we are running out of time"

    Photo: Two doctors are shown in consultation at Kabul's tuberculosis hospital, Afghanistan, in 2009. Due to AMR, tuberculosis is becoming increasingly untreatable. Photo: UN Photo/Fardin Waezi 28.9.2016 - Last week world leaders signaled an unprecedented level of attention to curb the spread of infections that are resistant to antimicrobial […]

  • Let's talk tourism

    27 September 2016—“with almost 1.2 billion people travelling abroad each year, tourism has become a powerful economic sector, a passport to prosperity and peace, and a transformative force improving millions of lives”- Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon. The theme of this year’s World Tourism Day is promoting universal […]

  • The future of UN Environment

    Solheim in Somalia. Photo: Odd Magna Ruud/Utrentiksdepartmentet Erik Solheim, the Norwegian diplomat and former politician, was appointed Head of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) in June this year. Solheim was previously the Minister of Environment (2007-2012) and Minister of International Development (2005-2012), and head of the Organisation […]

  • Ciné-ONU: Bikes vs Cars

    21 September 2016—“We are in a period of transition”- Pascal Smet, Minister for Mobility in Brussels at Ciné-ONU’s screening of Fredrik Gretten’s Bikes vs Cars at The Italian Cultural Institute. Bikes vs Cars is a documentary about the bike and what an amazing tool for change it can be. It highlights a […]

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