Category Archives: News

The Writing is on the Wall: A​nnexation Past and Present

The Writing is on the Wall: A​nnexation Past and Present, is an exhibit examines the plight of the Palestinian people, focusing on the wall built in the Occupied Palestinian Territory. It explores this through the words of advocates and public personalities, and through images from artists and human rights activists who have used the wall as a canvas to express their solidarity with the Palestinian people. More

First Person: ‘people with disabilities are the greatest untapped resource on the planet’

Worldwide, persons with disabilities experience higher levels of unemployment and economic inactivity than non-disabled persons. Ahead of International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Mike Hess, US-based entrepreneur and founder of the Blind Institute of Technology, spoke to UN News as part of the International Labour Organization (ILO) photography project “Dignity at Work: The American Experience”.More

Build on momentum to end violence against women and girls: Secretary-General

Although much progress has been made in highlighting the pressing issue of violence against women and girls, UN Secretary-General António Guterres is pushing the world to go further towards ending what he has characterized as a blight on all societies. More

The things we do, the actions we take have an impact way beyond our imagination

The Head of the UN Office in Fiji , Mr. Sanaka Samarasinha explains what it is like visiting the remote islands of Fiji, who he went with, why he went and who he spoke with – he ends by stressing that climate change is unfolding in a very serious tragic way on these remote islands we must all rise to the of this existential threat and leave no-one behind- An UNIC Canberra interview for UN Radio. Listen