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Ahfad University for Women conducts local and regional activities to promote gender equality and empower women and girls

In 2018, Ahfad University for Women’s (AUW) Gender and Reproductive Health and Rights Resource and Advocacy Center (GRACe) conducted activities to promote Sustainable Development Goal 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.

Apply to be a Millennium Fellow to advance the SDGs in your community!

The United Nations Academic Impact and Millenium Campus Network proudly present the Millennium Fellowship - a semester-long leadership development programme on your campus to take your social impact to the next level. Apply by 28 February!

#SDGsinAcademia: SDG Hub for Goal 17

This week our #SDGsinAcademia series features the American University in Dubai (United Arab Emirates), a member institution of United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), that has been chosen as the SDG Hub for Goal 17: Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development.

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Women and Girls in Science Podcast Series: Architect Abeer Seikaly

Abeer Seikaly is an architect, artist, designer, and cultural producer. In 2012, Sekaily was awarded the Lexus Design Award for her work, “Weaving a Home", which reexamines the traditional architectural concept of tent shelters by creating a technical, structural fabric that expands to enclose and contracts for mobility while providing the comforts of contemporary life for refugees seeking shelter from disasters carry from their homes. Seikaly talks with us how questions drive her work, the influence of history and invisible mentors in her life, her faith in collaboration to help advance ideas and the importance of empathy in any field.

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COP 24 meeting on climate change
UNAI Quiz: COP24 and Climate Change

The 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24) is underway! From 2-14 December 2018, countries are gathering in Katowice, Poland to finalize the Paris Agreement Work Programme, a plan to unlock concrete and ambitious climate action. Test your knowledge about COP24 - the United Nations Climate Change Conference with the UNAI Quiz!

The Security Council Chamber from the vantage point of the President of the Council (Photo: UN Photo / Rick Bajornas)
UNAI Quiz: Non-intervention

The United Nations is based on the principle that the Organization shall not intervene in domestic matters of any State. This is the seventh and last principle contained in article 2 of the United Nations Charter. Take the UNAI Quiz about this principle!

Xuan helps UNAI with its website in Chinese
Meet our volunteer translator: Xuan

UNAI has been working over the past few months with a number of online volunteer translators who have made a valuable contribution to broadening the multilingualism of United Nations public information by making the UNAI website more accessible to speakers of different languages. This week we feature Xuan, who helps with the UNAI website in Chinese

A wide view of the General Assembly Hall as María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, President of the 73rd session of the General Assembly, chairs the Assembly meeting (Photo: UN Photo/Manuel Elías)
UNAI Quiz: UN Principles and Non-Member States

The United Nations is based on the principle that the Organization shall ensure that States which are not Members of the United Nations act in accordance with the principles of its founding treaty. This is the sixth of the principles stated in article 2 of the United Nations Charter. Take the UNAI Quiz about this principle!

Olga helps UNAI with its website in Russian
Meet our volunteer translator: Olga

UNAI has been working over the past few months with a number of online volunteer translators who have made a valuable contribution to broadening the multilingualism of United Nations public information by making the UNAI website more accessible to speakers of different languages. This week we feature Olga, who helps with the UNAI website in Russian

Local authorities and community members collaborate to provide relief in Dominica after a hurricane (Photo: UN Photo/Rick Bajornas)
UNAI Quiz: Cooperation with the United Nations

The United Nations is based on the principle that all Member States should cooperate with the Organization. This is the fifth of the principles stated in article 2 of the United Nations Charter. Take the UNAI Quiz about this principle!

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