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UN-Nippon Foundation partnership launches new programme to train ocean professionals in developing countries (Press release)

The United Nations, through the Office of Legal Affairs, Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea, and the Nippon Foundation have announced a new UN-Nippon Foundation “Sustainable Ocean Programme” to train ocean professionals from developing countries. This announcement was made by the Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs and United Nations Legal Counsel, Mr. […]

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UN Secretary-General to designate Malala Yousafzai as Messenger of Peace

On 10 April 2017, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres will designate Malala Yousafzai, global advocate for girls’ education and the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize laureate, as a UN Messenger of Peace with a special focus on girls’ education.

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Sport is force of social empowerment and an engine for equality – UNESCO

There is no more powerful platform for promoting shared values than sport, Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Irina Bokova, said in a message marking the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace.

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