Angry birds - new UN stamps
In March 2016 on the International Day of Happiness, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, appointed Red from the Angry Birds as the Honorary Ambassador for Green. To commemorate Earth Day and to further promote this initiative, the United Nations Postal Administration (UNPA) issued a new personalized stamp sheet featuring Red, on 22 April 2016. This also coincided with the signing of the historic Paris Climate Change Agreement by world leaders at UN Headquarters. More…
Paris Climate Agreement Signing Ceremony
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has invited representatives of all countries to sign the Paris Agreement on climate change at a ceremony in New York on 22 April. The Agreement was adopted by all 196 Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change in December last year. In the Agreement, countries agreed to limit temperature rise to well below 2 degrees Celsius. More…
Selection Process for the next UN Secretary-General
This year the United Nations is undertaking the process to select and appoint its next Secretary-General. From 12-14 April - for the first time - each candidate will face the General Assembly for two hours in informal dialogues, where Member States and representatives from civil society can pose questions. The meetings will be open and webcast live with interpretation in all official languages. More...
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