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Photo of the Day – Oct. 12, 2016

Ikenobo Presents Flower Offering Ceremony for Peace at UNHQ llllllll United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) together with United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) destroyed unexploded grenade that was found on the ground in the middle of the PK5 roundabout in Bangui, Central African Republic. Ikenobo Presenta Entrega de […]

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Photo of the Day – Oct. 11, 2016

Members of North Kivu Intercultural Ballet Troupe at Human Rights Day Observance hhhh The United Nations Joint Human Rights Office (UNJHRO) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) organized an event in Goma, North Kivu, to celebrate Human Rights Day (10 December). The event featured performances by the North Kivu Intercultural Ballet Troupe. Young members […]

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Obama Wants Humans on Mars by 2030s

New York, N.Y. The base of Mars’ Mount Sharp is pictured in this August 27, 2012 NASA handout photo taken by the Curiosity rover. President Barack Obama says with the help of private companies, the United States will send humans to Mars by the 2030s. In an op-ed published on, Obama wrote, “We have […]

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U.N. Emergency Teams Ready to Help Respond to Hurricane Matthew

Les Cayes, Haiti. In the wake of the devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew in the Caribbean region, United Nations emergency response teams have been deployed to Haiti and Jamaica to coordinate rapid assessments and support disaster response. According to a statement issued by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s spokesperson, though the full extent of the impact remains […]

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Photo of the Day – Oct. 5, 2016

lllll UNMISS Hosts Cultural Event at Civilians Protection Site in Juba The UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) hosts a cultural event at Protection of Civilians site 3 (PoC 3) in Juba on May 21 to cap a week of workshops held under the theme “Unite 4 Heritage — Building Identity and Belonging for the […]

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Photo of the Day – Oct. 3, 2016

Turtle Rehabilitation Project at Madinat Jumeirah Resort in Dubai A Hawksbill turtle at the Turtle Rehabilitation Project at Madinat Jumeirah Resort in Dubai. The Hawksbill turtle, native to the Middle East, is listed as critically endangered with only an estimated 8,000 nesting females left worldwide. 09 February 2015 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Photo # 621947 […]

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International Day of Older Persons October 1st

New York, N.Y. The 2016 United Nations International Day of Older Persons (UNIDOP) will take a stand against ageism by drawing attention to and challenging negative stereotypes and misconceptions about older persons and ageing. A herder in Tarialan, Uvs Province, Mongolia. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe   Ageism is a widely prevalent and prejudicial attitude that stems from the assumption […]

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Photo of the Day – Sept. 30, 2016

UN Day Celebration at Kapuri School, South Sudan New york N.Y. To mark United Nations Day (24 October), the UN family came together with members of the Rwandan battalion of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) and the community of Kapuri to volunteer for a morning of work in the construction of a new […]

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9 Ways to Achieve Diet & Weight-Loss Success

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Anatomy of a Grand Weekend Getaway at Boulders Resort & Spa Arizona

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Photo of the Day – Oct. 27, 2016

‘Global Open Day’ Emphasizes Afghan Women’s Role in Fighting Extremism

Protecting Earth from ‘Invisible Killer’ is Focus of U.N. Campaign

Taking Steps to Reduce Violence Against Persons with Albinism