Articles by The United Nations

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Secretary-General’s Report on “Our Common Agenda”
The United Nations – TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Sep 2021

10 Sep 2021 – “Our Common Agenda” report looks ahead to the next 25 years and represents the Secretary-General’s vision on the future of global cooperation and reinvigorating inclusive, networked, and effective multilateralism. The Secretary-General presented his report to the General Assembly in September 2021 before the end of the 75th session of the General Assembly.

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Dag Hammarskjöld (29 Jul 1905 – 18 Sep 1961): Second UN Secretary-General
The United Nations – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Jul 2021

Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjöld was Secretary-General of the United Nations from 10 Apr 1953 to 18 Sep 1961 when he died in a plane crash in the Congo. He was born on 29 July 1905 in Jonkoping, Sweden. An authority on literature whose translations of poetry were widely admired, Dag’s journal of personal and spiritual reflections was published posthumously as Markings in 1963.

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29 November: International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People
The United Nations – TRANSCEND Media Service, 30 Nov 2020

Observed annually, solemnly commemorating the adoption by the Assembly, on 29 November 1947, of resolution 181 (II), which provided for the partition of Palestine into two States.

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26 Sep: International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons
The United Nations - TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Oct 2020

Achieving global nuclear disarmament is one of the oldest goals of the United Nations. It was the subject of the General Assembly’s first resolution in 1946, which established the Atomic Energy Commission, with a mandate to make specific proposals for the control of nuclear energy and the elimination of atomic weapons and all other major weapons adaptable to mass destruction.

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The United Nations and Decolonization: Non-Self-Governing Territories
The United Nations - TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Oct 2020

Today, 17 Non-Self-Governing Territories, as listed below, remain on the agenda of the “Special Committee on Decolonization” or the “C-24”. Member States which have or assume responsibilities for the administration of such Territories are called administering Powers. Last updated: 22 Sep 2020

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Dag Hammarskjöld (29 Jul 1905 – 18 Sep 1961): Second UN Secretary-General
The United Nations – TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 Jul 2020

Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjöld was Secretary-General of the United Nations from 10 Apr 1953 to 18 Sep 1961 when he died in a plane crash in the Congo. He was born on 29 July 1905 in Jonkoping, Sweden. An authority on literature whose translations of poetry were widely admired, Dag’s journal of personal and spiritual reflections was published posthumously as Markings in 1963.

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Dag Hammarskjöld (29 Jul 1905 – 18 Sep 1961): Second UN Secretary-General
The United Nations – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jul 2019

Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjöld was Secretary-General of the United Nations from 10 April 1953 until 18 September 1961 when he died in a plane crash while on a peace mission in the Congo.

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Universal Declaration of Human Rights
The United Nations General Assembly – TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 May 2019

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a milestone document in the history of human rights. Drafted by representatives with different legal and cultural backgrounds from all regions of the world, the Declaration was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in Paris on 10 December 1948 (General Assembly resolution 217 A) as a common standard of achievements for all peoples and all nations. It sets out, for the first time, fundamental human rights to be universally protected and it has been translated into over 500 languages.

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Dag Hammarskjöld (29 Jul 1905 – 18 Sep 1961): Second UN Secretary-General
The United Nations – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 Jul 2018

Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjöld was Secretary-General of the United Nations from 10 April 1953 until 18 September 1961 when he died in a plane crash while on a peace mission in the Congo.

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Myanmar/UN Memorandum of Understanding on Rohingya Repatriation
The United Nations – TRANSCEND Media Service, 2 Jul 2018

Secret MOU endorsed by UN Secretary General putting Myanmar wolves in charge of Rohingya chickens. This document belongs to 1 million Rohingyas. CIRCULATE it wide and far. Study it closely. Write about it publicly.

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Yemen the World’s Worst Humanitarian Crisis, Says UN Chief
António Guterres | The United Nations – Inter Press Service-IPS, 9 Apr 2018

4 Apr 2018 – Yemen is the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. As the conflict enters its fourth year, more than 22 million people – three-quarters of the population – need humanitarian aid and protection. Some 18 million people are food insecure. And a horrifying 8.4 million of these people do not know how they will obtain their next meal. Millions of Yemenis do not have access to safe drinking water. Last year, 1 million people suffered from watery diarrhea and cholera. Half of all health facilities are shut or not working properly, meaning there is a high risk of another cholera epidemic.

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Dag Hammarskjöld (29 Jul 1905 – 18 Sep 1961): Second UN Secretary-General
The United Nations – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Sep 2016

Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjöld was Secretary-General of the United Nations from 10 April 1953 until 18 September 1961 when he died in a plane crash while on a peace mission in the Congo.

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International Day of Peace – 21 Sep 2015
The United Nations – TRANSCEND Media Service, 21 Sep 2015

The United Nations invites all nations and people to honour a cessation of hostilities during the Day, and to otherwise commemorate the Day through education and public awareness on issues related to peace.

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International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons – 26 Sep 2015
The United Nations – TRANSCEND Media Service, 21 Sep 2015

As of 2015, some 16,000 nuclear weapons remain. Countries possessing such weapons have well-funded, long-range plans to modernize their nuclear arsenals. More than half of the world’s population still lives in countries that either have such weapons or are members of nuclear alliances.

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8 June: World Oceans Day
The United Nations – TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Jun 2015

The ocean is the heart of our planet. Like your heart pumping blood to every part of your body, the ocean connects people across the Earth, no matter where we live. It regulates the climate, feeds millions of people, produces oxygen, is the home to an incredible array of wildlife, provides us with important medicines, and so much more!

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International Women’s Day – 8 March
The United Nations – TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 Mar 2015

2015: Empowering Women – Empowering Humanity: Picture It! – A time to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities.

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