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Dag Hammarskjöld Library and DESA host Open Science Conference

30 Jul 2021

Over two thousand participants from institutions across the globe joined the three-day virtual conference through Teams Live and UN WebTV.

Today, the United Nations Postal Administration released “Sport for Peace” stamps and souvenir sheets to mark the start of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.

The annual report provides a financial overview for 2020 and highlights activities conducted last year thanks to funding from 24 countries.

The United Nations is now accepting applications for the upcoming competitive examination for German Translators.

Latest Reports

UNDESA World Social Report 2021

The World Social Report 2021, a flagship publication of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs on major social development issues offers new strategies to ensure that the 3.4 billion people who live in rural areas are not left behind as global efforts focus on boosting socio-economic growth and tackling climate change in the middle of the COVID-19 recovery.

Global Report on Food Crises - 2021

The 2021 Global Report on Food Crises (GRFC 2021) highlights the remarkably high severity and numbers of people in Crisis or worse (IPC/CH Phase 3 or above) or equivalent in 55 countries/territories, driven by persistent conflict, pre-existing and COVID-19-related economic shocks, and weather extremes.

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UNCTAD - Technology & Innovation Report 2021

The UNCTAD Technology and Innovation Report 2021 examines the likelihood of frontier technologies widening existing inequalities and creating new ones. It also addresses the national and international policies, instruments and institutional reforms that are needed to create a more equal world of opportunity for all, leaving no one behind.

In the Spotlight

UN System Chart

The UN System Chart, is a non-exhaustive document, which reflects the current structure of the Organization. 

UN Efforts to Address Racism

“Racism is the repudiation of our common humanity — of the Charter of the United Nations — of all that we are and all that we do. We must reject racism,” said the Secretary-General António Guterres on 18 February 2021, at the ECOSOC Special Ministerial meeting with a moving video message on reimagining equality to eliminate racism, xenophobia, and discrimination for all. See full message. 

2021 Edition of the UN Card - UN Action in a wallet-sized format

The 2021 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.

Translating the 2030 Agenda into national plans - a combined effort

The challenge of integrating the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into national policy frameworks is leading to renewed interest in national development planning. There are indications that there has been a recent rise in the number of countries with some form of national development strategy or plan, aimed at implementing sustainable development across its economic, social and environmental dimensions. Read more