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The Clear Sound of Bell Resonates in Melbourne for the Victims of State Violence

The 63rd United Nations DPI/NGO Annual Conference was held in Melbourne from August 30 to September 1, 2010. The Bell of Peace came back to Australia together with the Cultural Goodwill Group of Love and Peace after last visit to Sydney Olympic Games in 2000. The Bell has traveled around the globe with consolidation of good thoughts and good wishes from 152 bell-ringers, including heads of states and world leaders.

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UN condemns killing of peacekeepers in Darfur

7 May 2010 – The United Nations has voiced outrage after two peacekeepers serving with the joint African Union-UN force in Sudan's war-scarred Darfur region were killed and three others seriously wounded in an ambush earlier today.

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Ban urges nations to make nuclear disarmament targets a reality

Ban urges nations to make nuclear disarmament targets a reality
Monday, May 03, 2010

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses High-Level Review Conference
The world is looking to the more than 100 nations gathered at United Nations Headquarters today for a major nuclear non-proliferation conference to take decisive action to build a safer world, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said at the event’s start.

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Data experts gather to find solutions to world’s biggest challenges at UN Forum

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UN World Data Forum logo.

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Accountability a key pillar for reconciliation in Myanmar: UN Envoy

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Thousands of Rohingya refugees line the roads of the Kutupalong mega refugee settlement as the UNSC visit takes place. Many hold signs welcoming the visit and saying they want justice, as well as stating their key demands for repatriation.

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UN migration agency: young Rohingya girls, largest group of trafficking victims in camps

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Rohingya refugees make their way down a footpath during a heavy monsoon downpour in Kutupalong refugee settlement, Cox's Bazar district. 2018.

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World Food Day 2018: Our Actions are Our Future. A #ZeroHunger and #Nutritious Sri Lanka by 2030 is possible

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) kicked off World Food Day 2018 on October 16 under the patronage of His Excellency Maithripala Sirisena, President of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, in line with the global theme: ‘Our Actions are Our Future. A #Zero Hunger world by 2030 is possible’. This year’s focus of World Food Day was the importance of good nutrition for a healthy nation.

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Global health organizations commit to new ways of working together for greater impact

Eleven heads of the world’s leading health and development organizations signed a landmark commitment to find new ways of working together to accelerate progress towards achieving the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals on October 16, 2018.

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Investing in rural women and girls, ‘essential’ for everyone’s future: UN chief

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The poorest and most vulnerable people in Rwanda have benefited from the “Green Village” concept, a Rwandan government initiative which is supported by UNDP and UN Environment, that aims to tackle the African country’s growing natural resource challenges, including deforestation, soil erosion, access to water and unsustainable land use.

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Food costs should cause 'shock and outrage' as countries in conflict see spiralling prices

Fresh research by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), released to coincide with World Food Day, shows food becoming ever less affordable in countries in conflict or subject to political instability. In dozens more countries, persistently high food costs are putting the hope of a nutritious meal beyond the reach of millions.