16 November 2017 — The following submission comes from United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) member institution Lehigh University, which organized a viewing on campus of the webcast Fourth Annual UNAI J. Michael Adams Lecture and Conversation “Women Uniting Nations: A Conversation on Struggles against Sexual Violence around the World” held on 27 October 2017. 
Secretary-General António Guterres welcomed by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and First Lady Honeylet Avancena to the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit dinner on 12 November 2017. Photo: UNIC/Maria Teresa Debuque
13 November 2017 – Addressing the ninth Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN)-United Nations Summit in Manila, the Philippines, Secretary-General António Guterres called for collective global and regional action to combat the challenges facing the world, in particular, those related to climate change.
Unhealthy diets could undo progress on food security in Asia-Pacific, warns UN report
10 November 2017 – Urgent action is needed to tackle malnutrition and promote consumption of healthier foods in the Asia-Pacific region – home to most of the world’s undernourished people – the United Nations food security agency said Friday.
The hands-on guide shares best practices from universities across Australia and New Zealand.
Universities across the world are aware of the crucial role they play in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), but very little guidance has been available on how to incorporate these goals into academic life and work. The Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) Australia/Pacific, however, has recently issued a new guide that helps bridge this gap.
A poultry farmer in India adds an antimicrobial treatment to his animals' drinking water to promote growth - a practice FAO frowns upon. Photo: FAO
9 November 2017- In the lead-up to World Antibiotic Awareness Week (13-19 November 2017), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) are together calling for responsible use of antibiotics in humans and animals to reduce the emergence of antibiotic resistance.Antibiotic resistance is rising to dangerously high levels in all parts of the world and threatening our ability to treat common infectious diseases.
3D chalk piece on the importance of empowering girls as well as the Sustainable Development Goals by chalk artist Jincy Babu. Photo: UN
8 November 2017 - The UN Information Centre (UNIC) Manama commemorated the International Day of the Girl Child and United Nations Day by partnering with talented chalk artist Jincy Babu to create a 1240 square foot 3D chalk piece on the importance of empowering girls as well as the Sustainable Development Goals.
From Desperation to Inspiration: The Seventieth Anniversary of the Anne Frank Diary. Photo: United Nations
16 November 2017  — To mark the seventieth anniversary of the publication of Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl, the United Nations Department of Public Information, in partnership with New York’s Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect and Facing History and Ourselves, will host an interactive educational programme for more than 500 high school students on Thursday at New York Headquarters.
Patricia Espinosa, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), at podium, addressing the opening ceremony of the Bonn Climate Conference. Photo: UNFCCC
6 November 2017 – The United Nations Climate Conference opened on Monday in Bonn, Germany, with the aim of a greater ambition for climate action, as the world body’s weather agency issued a stark warning that 2017 is set to be among the three hottest years on record.
Julieta Simenya Nangulomba is one of several thousand Makonde people being issued identity papers and Kenyan citizenship after years of statelessness. Photo: UNHCR/Roger Arnold
3 November 2017 – Discrimination, exclusion and persecution are stark realities for many of the world’s stateless minorities, the United Nations refugee agency warned in a new report, calling for immediate action to secure equal nationality rights for all.
A sprawling market in Senegal’s capital. With limited formal employment opportunities, many Africans move not only into towns, but also out of them. Photo: FAO/Jane Hahn
2 November 2017, Rome – A first atlas to offer a better understanding of complex rural migration patterns in sub-Saharan Africa has been published today. The atlas – Rural Africa in motion. Dynamics and drivers of migration south of the Sahara – also highlights the important role rural areas will continue to play in shaping the continent’s migration for decades to come.