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Prof. Jean Botha, Director of the Transplant Unit at the Wits Donald Gordon Medical Centre (Photo: Wits)
Innovative organ transplant procedure at the teaching hospital of the University of the Witwatersrand

The University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa), a member institution of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), and in particular the Wits Donald Gordon Medical Centre performed the world’s first living donor liver transplant from an HIV positive mother to her HIV negative child. It is now more than a year since the operation and both mother and child are alive and thriving

University of Makeni in Sierra Leone (Photo: UM)
University of Makeni conducts research on psychological aid in the context of humanitarian crisis

The University of Makeni (Sierra Leone), a member institution of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), recently presented through its Mental Health Program the findings of Psychological First Aid - PFA research conducted during a study that took place in the districts of Port Loko, Western Urban, Western Rural, Kenema and Kailahun

Library of Social Sciences and Law at the Carlos III University of Madrid (Photo: UC3M)
Carlos III University of Madrid launches the Discrimination and Inequality Laboratory

Carlos III University of Madrid (Spain), a member institution of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), recently launched the Discrimination and Inequality Laboratory (D-Lab) which provides the necessary infrastructure to carry out experimental field research in the area of social sciences concerning discrimination in the labour market

The program aims to link local development processes with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (Photo: UCAB)
Andrés Bello Catholic University develops an online training program on the SDGs for community-based organizations

Andrés Bello Catholic University (Venezuela), a member institution of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), has developed an innovative program for leaders of community-based organizations about the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It aims to facilitate a space of interactive dialogue, training and development of skills, to enable the generation of practical ideas to advance the SDGs

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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!

Ophélie helps UNAI with its website in French
Meet our volunteer translator: Ophélie

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 Ophélie, who helps with the UNAI website in French

Security Council meeting at which the Council was briefed by Chairs of its subsidiary bodies (Photo: UN Photo/Ariana Lindquist)
UNAI Quiz: Refrain from threat or use of force

The United Nations is based on the principle that all Members should settle their disputes by peaceful means. This is the fourth of the principles stated in article 2 of the United Nations Charter. Take the UNAI Quiz about this principle!

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

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 Yangming, who helps with the UNAI website in Chinese

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