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UN Public Diplomacy Symposium, “70 years of the UN’s communication: A Public Diplomacy Perspective”

Opening statement by Ms. Cristina Gallach (Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information) at the event Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the UN’s foundation, a symposium titled “70 years of the UN’s communication: A Public Diplomacy Perspective,” hosted by the Ewha PDC (Public Diplomacy Center of Ewha Womans University) in cooperation with the United Nations Academic Impact, and under the auspices of the Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations. Continue reading

UNESCO: Islands of the Future – Building resilience in a changing world

The ‘Islands of the Future – Building resilience in a changing world’ booklet highlights UNESCO activities in Small Island Developing States (SIDS), covering the period from 2006-2013.

Contributing towards a new vision and commitment for small islands, UNESCO action in support of its 47 Member States and Associate Members is anchored in its mandated fields of education, basic and natural sciences, social and human sciences, culture, communication and information.  Continue reading

OCHA report on effective aid communication

Photo: Graham Crouch/IFRC An IFRC programme focused on providing disaster response training to volunteersWhether it is Twitter or Facebook, neighbours or friends, the multiplicity of information outlets is shifting power from aid agencies to disaster-affected communities, according to a recently launched UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) report Humanitarianism in the Network Age. Continue reading