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Many victims of enforced disappearances remain in nameless graves.
International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances

Enforced disappearance has frequently been used as a strategy to spread terror within the society. The feeling of insecurity generated by this practice is not limited to the close relatives of the disappeared, but also affects their communities and society as a whole.

In the Spotlight

Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic, the world’s top ranked tennis player, was appointed Goodwill Ambassador by the United Nations Children’s Fund, after having served as the agency’s Serbia Ambassador and promoting children’s rights within his own private foundation. Since becoming a UNICEF National Ambassador for Serbia in August, the tennis star has continued to champion the cause of child rights – speaking out for some of the most vulnerable children in Serbia. 

The UN System at Work

UN Water Week
World Bank

As the global focus shifts to the Sustainable Development Goals, and achieving universal access to water and sanitation, there will clearly be a need to mobilize private capital to help finance the necessary infrastructure. The Global Water Practice at the World Bank has been working with key public and private sector partners in over ten countries to mobilize domestic credit and address operating inefficiencies which negatively impact on the delivery of water and sanitation. 

The UN System 

Action 2015 - Clean Energy
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