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ELS Educational Services Inc. and The United Nations Academic Impact Announce Fourth Edition of ‘ManyLanguages,One World’ Contest

Published on 16th March 2017
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What the FAQ: India ranks 139 in the World Happiness Report 2021. What are the rankings about?

For the year 2021, the report considered the impact of COVID-19 on the overall happiness index of the citizens in any country

Published on 21st March 2021
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United Nations seeks leading role for Afghan women in peace

This is also an opportunity to showcase the strengths of Afghanistan's women leaders in all their diversity, the world body said

Published on 8th March 2021
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United Nations launches a new campaign to counter misinformation related to COVID-19

A range of media companies around the world, including Al Jazeera, Deutsche Welle, Euronews, France Medias Monde, MultiChoice Africa and StarTimes, are distributing Pause content on TV channels

Published on 1st July 2020
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UNICEF says it needs emergency humanitarian access in Gaza to provide aid to children

The United Nations is also calling for the establishment of humanitarian corridors so that the agency can deliver supplies safely to provide humanitarian need

Published on 19th May 2021
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UN sets up high-level panel to deal with cyberwarfare and other 'dark sides' of digital innovation

The appointed executive director of the 20-member panel is Indian diplomat Amandeep Gill, and will be co-chaired by Jack Ma, co-founder of tech giant Ali Baba

Published on 13th July 2018
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UN launches new global platform to keep information networks 'safer, stronger' during COVID-19 pandemic

Telecommunication networks have never before been as vital to "our health and safety, and to keep our economy and society working" as they are during the current crisis

Published on 24th March 2020
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UN economic experts hail India's 'impressive' stimulus package to revive economy hit by the Coronavirus pandemic

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced massive new financial incentives on top of the previously announced packages for a combined stimulus of Rs 20 lakh crore

Published on 14th May 2020
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UGC urges universities, colleges to observe World Environment Day on June 5

World Environment Day is celebrated on June 5 every year and is the United Nations' principal vehicle for encouraging awareness and action for the protection of the environment

Published on 4th June 2021
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This trio from Hyderabad shows you how MUNs can help govt school students pick up those necessary life skills

Participating in Model United Nations (MUNs) means that you need to be a good speaker, be confident and have knowledge about world affairs — essential life skills that EVERY student needs!

Published on 2nd June 2021
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This 26-year-old from Odisha recounts working at the world's largest refugee camp in Bangladesh during the lockdown

Baisali Mohanty hails from Odisha and currently, she works for the United Nations. She is also credited to have started the Oxford Odissi Centre while studying at Oxford. We listen in to her story...

Published on 23rd February 2021
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These five school kids from Bengaluru are all set to revive the Doddasanne lake

The initiative is part of 'World Federation of United Nations (WFUNA), Mission Possible' project which focuses on helping and supporting communities under 17 sustainable development goals (SDG)

Published on 30th January 2020
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Press Freedom Day 2018: How free is the press in India?

Declared by United Nations General Assembly, every year, the day of May 3 is celebrated as World Press Freedom Day to raise awareness of the importance of freedom of the press

Published on 3rd May 2018
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Mother or baby die in child birth every 11 seconds: United Nations

Almost half of those deaths occurred during the first month of life, meaning that around 7,000 newborns still died every single day last year

Published on 19th September 2019
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How Chennai-based Indian Youth Café is part of the Museum for the UN Live's My Mark: My City campaign

The youth organisation recently entered into a partnership with Museum for the United Nations to spark an online discussion to design environment-friendly cities of tomorrow

Published on 8th October 2019

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