The exhibit highlights Nelson Mandela International Day and celebrates his contributions to the work of the United Nations in peace and security, human rights, and sustainable development. It also illustrates initiatives taken by the UN General Assembly in recognition of the South African leader’s legacy on conflict resolution, reconciliation, gender equality, the rights of children and other vulnerable groups, and the fight against poverty.
It is organized by DGC with the support of the Permanent Mission of South Africa. View here
In Images: Plastic is Forever, is a powerful exhibit that raises awareness of the lasting impact that plastic pollution has on the planet. Highlighting photographers from around the world, it showcases how the indiscriminate use of plastic waste is impacting their daily lives and surroundings. The exhibit is drawn from the finalists of the Plastic Waste Partnership photography contest.
The exhibit is organized by the Basel Convention Plastic Waste Partnership, with the support of the Secretariat of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions under the United Nations Environment Programme; the Geneva Environment Network; and the City of Geneva. View here
The stunning new virtual exhibit Innovation for Sustainable Development, organized by the Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea, Office of Legal Affairs (OLA) in connection with World Oceans Day(8 June), highlights the important contribution that innovative approaches in the areas of science, technology, business, art, and partnerships can make towards achieving the effective conservation and sustainable use of oceans, seas, and marine resources.
The images are taken from the 2020 Annual World Oceans Day Photo Competition, focusing on Innovation for Sustainable Development. More