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ReFashion Week NYC Promotes Sustainability by Celebrating Secondhand and Sustainable Fashion

For the second year in a row, ReFashion Week NYC organized a series of events to engage and educate the local community about responsible ways to update their wardrobes and create unique style with secondhand an sustainable fashion.

War No More: Using Education to Advance Peaceful Coexistence

The 2020 Committee on Teaching about the United Nations (CTAUN) conference held on 28 March focused on the role of transformative education in advancing the possibilities for peace at home, in the neighborhood, and throughout the world.

March Goal of the Month - Gender Equality

2020 marks two major events on gender: the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and the 20th anniversary of Security Council resolution 1325 on women, peace and security. The year also kicks off a Decade of Action to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, with gender equality as one of the key drivers of transformation for a fairer world.

#Work4UN: UN Interns

UNAI designed the #Work4UN series to help you understand the UN, its structure, and some of the most common avenues available to join the organization. The final article in the series introduces the UN internship programme.

#Work4UN: Language Professionals

UNAI designed the #Work4UN series to help you understand the UN, its structure, and some of the most common avenues available to join the organization. Today’s article is the fourth in the series and focuses on working for the UN as a language professional.

#Work4UN: UN Volunteers

UNAI designed the #Work4UN series to help you understand the UN, its structure, and some of the most common avenues available to join the organization. Today’s article is the fifth in the series and focuses on UN Volunteers.

#Work4UN: The Junior Professional Officer Programme

UNAI designed the #Work4UN series to help you understand the UN, its structure, and some of the most common avenues available to join the organization. Today’s article is the third in the series and focuses on the Junior Professional Officers (JPO) Programme.

#Work4UN: The Young Professionals Programme

UNAI designed the #Work4UN series to help you understand the UN, its structure, and some of the most common avenues available to join the organization. Today’s article is the second in the series and focuses on the Young Professionals Programme.

#Work4UN: Basic Facts about Working for the United Nations

UNAI designed the #Work4UN series to help you understand the UN, its structure, and some of the most common avenues available to join the organization. Today’s article is the first in the series and provides an overview of the UN System and working for the Organization.

Promoting Agricultural Entrepreneurship Among Youth to Achieve SDG 8

UNAI Hub for SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth, Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences (BUITEMS), recently hosted the event Promoting SDG 8 to Advance Agri-Entrepreneurship for Balochistan Youth to promote SDG 8 among future agriculture practitioners and entrepreneurs of the Balochistan region of Pakistan.

Global Citizenship Education for a More Just and Equitable World

Ana G. Méndez University System, the UNAI Principle Hub for Global Citizenship, is conducting a research project with the purpose of exploring the terms, words and concepts that better reflect educators' understanding of global citizenship. A review of the literature reveals that there are multiple definitions and a broad set of words that are used to define, illustrate and somehow explain global citizenship.

UN75: How to Join the World's Largest Conversation

To mark its 75th anniversary in 2020, the United Nations is launching the biggest-ever global conversation on #ShapingTheFuture we want.

January Goal of the Month – Decade of Action

2020 kick-starts the Decade of Action launch to mobilize people to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. January jump starts this action by listing 17 major events for the public to engage in.

Media Professionals and Educators in Kazakhstan Trained on Gender Issues

Al Farabi Kazakh National University (Kazakhstan), a member institution of UNAI serving as the UNAI Global Hub on Sustainability, recently implemented a comprehensive specialized media training in the country, in order to properly address from a journalistic perspective issues and stories related to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, in particular those connected to SDG 5: Gender Equality.

UN75: Education for Advancing the UN Mission and Values

This article was contributed by Jarrett Jobe, Executive Director of Student Leadership at the University of Oklahoma. For the UN to continue to reach for peace, self-actualization, and the dignity of all people, educational partnerships must remain at the center of its international work.

UN75: Facing the Challenges of the Future Together

The United Nations represents a vision, a hope and a conviction that the we can learn from the past and create the future most honorably and equitably by uniting around a set of ideals and practical goals that serve those with whom we share this planet. This article was contributed by Don Betz, President Emeritus of the University of Oklahoma.

UN75: The University in the 21st Century and the Education of Global Citizens

In this article, David W. Atkinson, President Emeritus and Professor of English at MacEwan University explores the purpose of universities and the challenges faced by the students in today's changing world.

Tackling HIV through Better Nutrition in Africa

A study conducted by researchers of the University of Pretoria focused on implementing an intervention on quality of life, environmental and behavioral factors that influence healthy food choices and access among adults living with HIV. Being nutrition a key component in the management of HIV/AIDS, the study aims to improve programs targeting low-income persons with HIV.

Re-examining the Right to Education from a Contemporary Perspective

The project Extension of Human Rights to Education was created and designed as a grass-roots initiative by asserting that education is the right of all peoples and must be defended and promoted. It aims to reconsider the close relationship between education and freedom and how education can foster awareness on global issues, with an international perspective in mind.

UN calls for nominations for the 2020 Mandela Prize

The United Nations is calling for nominations for the 2020 United Nations Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize. This prize aims to recognize the achievements of those who dedicate their lives to the service of humanity by promoting the purposes and principles of the UN while honoring and paying homage to Mandela’s extraordinary life and legacy of reconciliation, political transition, and social transformation.