In Focus
NPT website
2015 NPT Review Conference

The 2015 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) will be held from 27 April to 22 May 2015 at UN Headquarters in New York. The NPT is a landmark international treaty whose objective is to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons and weapons technology, to promote cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy and to further the goal of achieving nuclear disarmament and general and complete disarmament.

In the Spotlight

Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie Pitt

Angelina Jolie Pitt was appointed in 2012 as Special Envoy of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees. Addressing the UN Security Council on the crisis in Syria, Ms. Jolie Pitt said that since the Syrian conflict began in 2011, she has made 11 field visits to Syrian refugees in Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey and Malta. She appealed to the Council to reach a settlement to bring justice for the Syrian people.

The UN System at Work

Road Safety Video
Third UN Global Road Safety Week 2015

Every day more than 500 children lose their lives in traffic accidents globally. Tens of thousands are injured. #SaveKidsLives is the official campaign for the Third United Nations Global Road Safety Week.

The UN System 

UN Fact - Poverty
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