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#Work4UN Interview Series

The #Work4UN series has been designed to help you understand the UN, its structure, and some of the most common avenues available to join the organization.

Claudette Igiraneza, a Millennium Fellow for the Class of 2019, is committed to eradicating all forms Female Genital Mutilation in Somaliland.
Millennium Fellow Claudette Igiraneza: Solace for Somaliland Girls

Claudette Igiraneza alongside two students at the American University of Beirut form the 'Solace for Somaliland Girls' organization to end all forms of female genital mutilation across communities in Somaliland through education and empowerment. Her Millennium Fellowship Project focuses on SDG 5: Gender Equality.

A view of the SDG cubes at a UN high-level meeting (Photo: UN Photo/Laura Jarriel)
Practical Approaches for Achieving Sustainable Development

The 2030 Agenda highlights the role of academia in the implementation of the SDGs. In that sense, the Federal University of Lavras, a UNAI member institution in Brazil, researches on ways to address the dilemmas for achieving sustainable development.

75 Minutes of Conversation on Peacekeeping: Academic Reflections

Join United Nations Academic Impact for an online webinar on peacekeeping, with Ms. Susana Malcorra, Dean of the IE School of Global and Public Affairs.

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Cultural diversity quiz: Parade of Nations during the celebration of the United Nations Staff Day. Photo credit: UN Photo/Stephenie Hollyman
UNAI QUIZ: World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

Cultural diversity is a driving force of development, not only with respect to economic growth, but also as a means of leading a more fulfilling intellectual, emotional, moral and spiritual life.

Outreach workers in Syria are concerned about the vulnerability of women and girls under curfew. Photo credit: UNFPA Syria Cultural diversity quiz: Parade of Nations during the celebration of the United Nations Staff Day. Photo credit: UN Photo/Stephenie
UNAI Quiz for SDG 10: Reduced Inequalities

The COVID-19 crisis has exacerbated economic and social disparities around the world. Even though the pandemic has affected all segments of the population, the impact is particularly detrimental to members of the most vulnerable social groups including older persons, persons with disabilities, youth and indigenous people.

 

Smartphone robots on display at the ITU Telecom World Exhibition. Photo credit: ©ITU/I.Wood
UNAI QUIZ: World Creativity and Innovation Day

Creativity and innovation, at both the individual and group levels, have become the true wealth of nations in the 21st century.  World Creativity and Innovation Day is dedicated to raising awareness of the role of creativity and innovation in problem solving and the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.

Meet our Intern: Julia

Julia Gorlovetskaya describes her experience as an intern for United Nations Academic Impact and her journey developing the #Work4UN interview series.

UN Secretary-General António Guterres launches a COVID-19 Global Humanitarian Response Plan together with heads of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), WHO and UNICEF. UN Photo/Mark Garten
Quiz for SDG 3: Good Health and Well-Being

Ensuring healthy lives and promoting well-being at all ages is essential to sustainable development. Significant strides have been made in increasing life expectancy and reducing some of the common killers associated with child and maternal mortality, but more effort is needed to fully eradicate a wide range of diseases and address many persistent and emerging health issues.

Meet Our Intern: Jane

Jane Lee talks about her experience as an intern for United Nations Academic Impact and what motivated her to work on the Disarmament Education interview series.

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