Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message for World Radio Day, observed today:
The United Nations Intranet, “iSeek,” on 6 January received the “gold standard” recognition in Intranet Design, from industry leader Nielsen Norman Group (NN/g), as one of the world’s 10 best intranets in 2020.
The United Nations is calling for nominations for the 2020 United Nations Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize.
Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks to the Internet Governance Forum, in Berlin today:
United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres has appointed Anriette Esterhuysen of South Africa as the new Chair of the Internet Governance Forum’s Multi‑Stakeholder Advisory Group.
Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks, as prepared for delivery, to the first meeting of the Group of Friends on Digital Technologies, in New York today:
The Department of Global Communications Civil Society Association Committee today associated 14 civil society organizations with the United Nations Department of Global Communications. This brings the number of civil society organizations working with the Department in the area of communications and outreach to 1,533.
Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, observed on 2 November:
The following is the text of UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ video message to the World Radiocommunication Conference, in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt today:
The United Nations will have a dedicated pavilion at the 2020 World Expo, to be held in Dubai under the theme “We the Peoples: Shaping Our Future Together”.
Following is UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ message to the United Nations Core Group meeting on “Ending Hate Speech against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender People in Social and Traditional Media — Freedom of Speech vs. License to Hate”, in New York today:
Following is the text of UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ video message for the Circle of Leadership’s social media campaign against sexual exploitation and abuse, in New York today:
ANKARA, 12 September — The 2019 International Media Seminar on Peace in the Middle East concluded today with robust discussions on topics ranging from better ways to report on women in the Occupied Palestinian Territory to social media’s role in supporting Palestinian activism — or spreading harmful misinformation — in a rapidly changing world.
Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message to the United Nations International Media Seminar on Peace in the Middle East, in Ankara today:
ANKARA, 11 September — The 2019 International Media Seminar on Peace in the Middle East opened here today, with journalists, academics, diplomats and senior Government officials examining the crucial role of media and online activists in amplifying the voices of everyday Palestinians more than 50 years into the occupation.
Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message for International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Telecom World 2019, held in Budapest from 9 to 12 September:
SALT LAKE CITY, 28 August — At a first-of-its-kind United Nations gathering in the western United States, representatives of non-governmental and faith-based organizations, as well as educators, students and individual activists from Utah and around the world adopted today an outcome document outlining a global vision for inclusive and sustainable cities and communities by 2030, with youth drafting and adopting a stand-alone climate compact.
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Melissa Fleming of the United States as the next Under-Secretary-General for Global Communications.
Activists battling climate change, a former child soldier and health workers pioneering new treatments around the world are among thousands of participants who will gather in Salt Lake City, Utah, from 26 to 28 August at the sixty-eighth annual United Nations Civil Society Conference for a global conversation on building inclusive and sustainable cities and communities.
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres launched the United Nations Strategy and Plan of Action on Hate Speech today, as he delivered an informal briefing to Member States.
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