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901, 2017

Climate change will lead to annual coral bleaching, study predicts

January 9th, 2017|Climate change, News, Oceans|

Researchers found that the reefs in Taiwan and the Turks and Caicos archipelago will be among the first to experience annual bleaching.

301, 2017

Guterres cites multilateralism, teamwork as critical to achieving UN goals

January 3rd, 2017|News, Partnerships, Secretary-General|

On his first day in office, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called for teamwork.

101, 2017

New UN chief Guterres pledges to make 2017 ‘a year for peace’

January 1st, 2017|News, Peace and justice, Secretary-General|

3012, 2016

Ban Ki-moon to be special guest at Times Square New Year’s Eve celebration

December 30th, 2016|News, Press material, Secretary-General|

The Secretary-General will launch the official 60-second countdown to the New Year, and call on people around the world to take action in support of the SDGs.

2212, 2016

Report: Majority of trafficking victims are women and girls; one-third children

December 22nd, 2016|Gender equality and women's empowerment, News, Peace and justice|

“Trafficking for sexual exploitation and for forced labour remain the most prominently detected forms, but victims are also being trafficked to be used as beggars, for forced or sham marriages, benefit fraud, or production of pornography,” said UNODC Executive Director Yury Fedotov.

2212, 2016

Media advisory: Twitter chat on how to achieve better data

December 22nd, 2016|News, Poverty, Press material|

The Twitter chat will provide an opportunity for data experts to share their views, tools, experiences, and lessons learned ahead of the first UN Data Forum taking place in Cape Town in January.

1412, 2016

Plans for global conference on oceans in New York next June moving forward

December 14th, 2016|News, Oceans|

The Ocean Conference will bring together representatives from governments, the private sector, and civil society to discuss solutions to the problems facing the oceans.

912, 2016

Urgency in closing the digital divide voiced at conclusion of Internet Governance Forum

December 9th, 2016|Infrastructure, News, Press material|

In four days of intense debates and discussions on the future of the Internet, the Forum heard calls for concerted actions to ensure that the benefits of the Internet reach all members of society.

912, 2016

VIDEO: Pedro Gonzalez on indigenous communities and the Internet

December 9th, 2016|News, VIDEO: Infrastructure, industrialization|

912, 2016

VIDEO: Gerry Ellis on increasing Internet connectivity for the blind

December 9th, 2016|News, Video: Inequality, VIDEO: Infrastructure, industrialization|