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Media dialogues: Oljana Maloku

This article is part of a series of interviews with people who work in the media to provide the news and views that shape our perceptions of world affairs. Oljana Maloku, from TV Klan News, spoke to UN Today about her life and career in media. What is your...

Tropical cyclone naming: making warnings easier to remember

Tropical cyclones can last for a week or more, and more than one can occur at the same time. Cyclones generate numerous destructive life-threatening hazards: extreme winds, heavy rainfall, storm surge and flooding. Every year, millions of people are directly affected...

Teaching peace

The recent 2023 Global Peace Index (GPI) reveals a disturbing trend of declining peace worldwide, prompting the need for a systemic overhaul in how we address conflict, especially within our schools and universities. This article delves into the multifaceted concept...

Media dialogues: Helena Humphrey

This article is part of a series of interviews with people who work in the media to provide the news and views that shape our perceptions of world affairs. Helena Humphrey, from BBC NEWS, spoke to UN Today about her life and career in media. How did you get into...

Media dialogues: Mohammad Ryad

This article is part of a series of interviews with people who work in the media to provide the news and views that shape our perceptions of world affairs. Mohammad Ryad, from Altaghier TV and Hayat FM, spoke to UN Today about his life and career in media. What is...

A mandatory and humanitarian stop when visiting Geneva

Through your exhibitions and as a museum as a whole, what are the messages you aim to deliver to your visitors? Through all our activities, we ask a key question: how does humanitarian action concern us all, here and now? Reflecting on humanitarian action from our own...

We see the challenges. Do we see the results?

The ideas and technology are fully available to those who can develop solutions to improve the condition of people who cannot see (totally or partially), however not all countries and non-profit organizations have access to the funds to acquire them. What are the...

Gender perspectives and cities

The Italian Permanent Representative, Ambassador Vincenzo Grassi, introduced the interventions of six panelists: the Former Lord Mayor of Dublin, Alison Gilliland; the City Leader of Glasgow, Susan Aitken; the Deputy Mayor of Helsinki, Anni Sinnemaki; the Mayor of...

Media dialogues: Valérie Gauriat

This article is part of a series of interviews with people who work in the media to provide the news and views that shape our perceptions of world affairs. Valérie Gauriat, from Euronews, spoke to UN Today about her life and career in media. What is your professional...

GLOBAL AFFAIRS

Tropical cyclone naming: making warnings easier to remember

Tropical cyclones can last for a week or more, and more than one can occur at the same time. Cyclones generate numerous destructive life-threatening hazards: extreme winds, heavy rainfall, storm surge and flooding. Every year, millions of people are directly affected...

Teaching peace

The recent 2023 Global Peace Index (GPI) reveals a disturbing trend of declining peace worldwide, prompting the need for a systemic overhaul in how we address conflict, especially within our schools and universities. This article delves into the multifaceted concept...

Media dialogues: Helena Humphrey

This article is part of a series of interviews with people who work in the media to provide the news and views that shape our perceptions of world affairs. Helena Humphrey, from BBC NEWS, spoke to UN Today about her life and career in media. How did you get into...

Media dialogues: Mohammad Ryad

This article is part of a series of interviews with people who work in the media to provide the news and views that shape our perceptions of world affairs. Mohammad Ryad, from Altaghier TV and Hayat FM, spoke to UN Today about his life and career in media. What is...

A mandatory and humanitarian stop when visiting Geneva

Through your exhibitions and as a museum as a whole, what are the messages you aim to deliver to your visitors? Through all our activities, we ask a key question: how does humanitarian action concern us all, here and now? Reflecting on humanitarian action from our own...

We see the challenges. Do we see the results?

The ideas and technology are fully available to those who can develop solutions to improve the condition of people who cannot see (totally or partially), however not all countries and non-profit organizations have access to the funds to acquire them. What are the...

Gender perspectives and cities

The Italian Permanent Representative, Ambassador Vincenzo Grassi, introduced the interventions of six panelists: the Former Lord Mayor of Dublin, Alison Gilliland; the City Leader of Glasgow, Susan Aitken; the Deputy Mayor of Helsinki, Anni Sinnemaki; the Mayor of...

Media dialogues: Valérie Gauriat

This article is part of a series of interviews with people who work in the media to provide the news and views that shape our perceptions of world affairs. Valérie Gauriat, from Euronews, spoke to UN Today about her life and career in media. What is your professional...

The 75th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The world is celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration at a time when many of the rights and fundamental freedoms are under attack. What are the main reasons behind these attacks and how do you aim to put an end to them through the work of your...

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