International Day of Families

International Day of Families

Conference Room 4, UNHQ Thursday, May 18

In observance of the International Day of Families, the United Nations Division for Social Policy and Development, in partnership with the Department of Public Information NGO Relations, co-organized one of the best discussions …

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World Press Freedom Day 2017

World Press Freedom Day 2017

“Critical Minds for Critical Times: Media’s role in advancing peaceful, just, and inclusive societies”  Thursday, May 4

In these current times, and especially in New York City, World Press Freedom Day (WPF Day) meant a lot to journalists and the …

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United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Celebrating its 10th Anniversary, April 24 – May 5, 2017

For over a week, there will be events, panel discussions, and interactive dialogues addressing various elements that sustain the culture, language, tradition, and overall rights of the Indigenous Peoples across …

Posted in: Human Rights, Media
Creating Cultures of Peace: Art, Music, and Peace Museums

Creating Cultures of Peace: Art, Music, and Peace Museums

Trusteeship Council, UNHQ, Thursday, February 23

The Department of Public Information, in partnership with the International Network of Museums for Peace, hosted a briefing entitled: Creating Cultures of Peace: Art, Music, and Peace Museums.

I was excited to attend this …

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The Influence of Media on Society: Do we live in an age of misinformation?
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The Influence of Media on Society: Do we live in an age of misinformation?

Thursday, October 6, 2016

This interesting high-level seminar was hosted by the United Nations Youth Delegates for Ireland and the Permanent Mission of Ireland to the United Nations.

Recent research shows that since 62% of adults access their news through …

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