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Secretary-General honours staff who died in service

"Often far from home, without fanfare, they devoted their careers to help others," Mr. Guterres said in a solemn ceremony for the 485 UN personnel who lost their lives in the line of duty in 2021.

The UN Journal is bringing the UN Ocean Conference to you

Not going to Lisbon for the upcoming Ocean Conference? Don’t be disappointed! The 'Journal of the United Nations' has you covered.

Secretary-General launches Action Agenda on Internal Displacement

"For the past decade, the number of people who are internally displaced due to conflicts, violence, disasters, and climate change has been climbing steadily," says António Guterres in his message.

ITU report covers four decades of global connectivity

The initial, ground-breaking minority has blossomed into the global majority, with two-thirds of humanity now engaging through the online world.

VIDEO: Clearing the hidden remnants of war in Lebanon

Meet Zeina Saleh, a young woman working in mine clearance and explosive ordnance disposal.

New additions to the Audiovisual Library of Intl. Law

The Codification Division of the UN Office of Legal Affairs recently added the following material to the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law: Lecture on the Relevance and Usefulness of International Humanitarian Law: The Laws of War Today in English by ICRC Director of International Law and Policy, Ms Helen Durham.

Secretary-General appoints Envoy on Technology

Secretary-General António Guterres announced the appointment of Amandeep Singh Gill of India as his Envoy on Technology.  

Working with the Least Developed Countries? Visit the LDC Portal

The Least Developed Countries Portal has been revamped. Reach out to the team behind the project to share publications, news, events or any other content on least developed countries.

Plastic is forever...so it’s time to get clever about managing it

The way out of the plastic pollution crisis is through the environmentally sound management of plastic waste.

Language Learning Open House

You are warmly invited to join the first-ever Language Learning Open House Event hosted by the Language & Communications Training Team.

Virtual Event: 'Fighting Hate Speech: Global Perspectives'

It marks the first International Day for Countering Hate Speech on 16 June.

Audiovisual Library of International Law – New Lectures

The Codification Division of the Office of Legal Affairs recently added a new mini-series on International Environmental Law in English by Professor Edith Brown Weiss, and a lecture by ILC member and Special Rapporteur, Ambassador Juan Manuel Gomez Robledo on "Guide to Provisional Application of Treaties”, to the Lecture Series of the United Nations Audiovisual Library of International Law (AVL). Available in English, French and Spanish. 

United Nations Headquarters: A “Cool UN”