Hope: one word which can mean so much
Each year millions of children, women and men from all regions of the world are trafficked, their hope stolen. To mark the first ever UN World Day against Trafficking in Persons we want you to join us in symbolically giving back this precious item.
Join the #igivehope campaign today and show your solidarity with victims of #humantrafficking. Share your hand heart photo online find out more here.
"Disarmament never comes easily to Member States"
In an interview with UNIS Vienna, High Representative for Disarmament Affairs Angela Kane talks about her role advocating for disarmament. Given the number of organizations with a disarmament and non-proliferation focus in Vienna, she further stressed the importance of the local liaison office and talked about the use of chemical weapons. More...
Take Action! Inspire Change.
Six months after Nelson Mandela passed away, we need to make sure that his legacy lives on. "Nelson Mandela Day is a call to action. Each of us can celebrate this Day by helping to address real problems in our communities," says Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon in his message for Nelson Mandela Day. Every year on 18 July the UN joins a call by the Nelson Mandela Foundation to devote 67 minutes of time to helping others. More...
Do you want to work for the United Nations?
Slovakia is one of the participating countries for the 2014 Young Professionals Programme (YPP) examination to be held later this year. The job families are Economic Affairs, Human Rights, Information System and Technology, Photographer, Political Affairs and Radio Producer. So if you are up to 32 years old, find out more here and do hurry as the deadlines are fast approaching - ranging from 13th-26th August depending on the job family. More...
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We also offer group lectures and tours on specialized topics and for children.