Before the Flood, a CCOI-supported documentary, calls for urgent climate action worldwide

The 2016 documentary film, broadcast worldwide by National Geographic, features Academy Award-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio on his journey as a UN Messenger of Peace, traveling to five continents and the Arctic to uncover the reality of climate change.

The release of Before the Flood reached a record 60 million viewers around the world. 

☚ Filming of UN Messenger of Peace Leonardo DiCaprio in the General Assembly Hall, with former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
Photo:UN/Mark Garten

The Pitch: UN Stories

The Pitch: UN Stories

International Women’s Day 2020: #GenerationEquality

“It is time for us to own our issues, we must own our agenda, we must own our narrative…the struggle for equality is a long way ahead, but with young women on our side, we can surely win”, Liberian peace activist and Nobel Peace Laureate Leymah Gbowee said in a speech at the International Women’s Day 2020 observance. According to UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, 2020 is all about “Generation Equality”, a campaign launched to mark the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Platform for Action with focus on issues women face across generations. ☛ Read Full Story on UN News.