The Turkish diplomat elected to be the president of the 75th session of the General Assembly, Volkan Bozkir, is taking on the role as the Organization grapples with an unprecedented pandemic.
The United Nations Postal Administration will issue six new postage stamps in the World Heritage series on 11 September.
The new book is the official guide for Model United Nations student leaders and advisors to best simulate how the UN operates.
To highlight the important role of women in peacemaking, the Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs has launched a new web page dedicated to inclusive and gender responsive mediation.
Since 2000, IOM has been producing world migration reports. The World Migration Report 2020, the tenth in the world migration report series, has been produced to contribute to increased understanding of migration throughout the world.
This year marks the start of the Decade of Action to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. It is a critical period to advance a shared vision and accelerate responses to the world’s gravest challenges – from eliminating poverty and hunger to reversing climate change. Yet, COVID-19, an unprecedented health, economic and social crisis is threatening lives and livelihoods, making the achievement of Goals even more challenging.
There is a strong medium-to-long-term future for gas so long as it wholeheartedly embraces the energy transition and partners with renewables to produce carbon-free products, notably hydrogen, whilst embracing carbon capture and storage (CCS). See what has been achieved so far throughout most of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe.
In the Spotlight
Shaping our future together - To mark its 75th anniversary in 2020, the United Nations is igniting a people’s debate, UN75. Through UN75, the United Nations will encourage people to put their heads together to define how enhanced international cooperation can help realize a better world by 2045, the UN’s 100th birthday.
2020 UN Card
The 2020 edition of The UN Card brings you an update to 11 actions of the UN, that show in quantifiable terms how the daily work of UN colleagues affects the lives of people around the globe.
The UN System Chart, is a non-exhaustive document, which reflects the current structure of the Organization.
The UN Secretary-General has launched the UN Comprehensive Response to COVID-19 to save lives, protect societies, recover better. As part of the response, the UN Secretary-General is issuing policy briefs to provide ideas to governments on how to address the consequences of this crisis.