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Rebuild trust and restore hope in 2024: UN chief’s call

UN Photo/Mark Garten | UN Secretary-General António Guterres. 28 December 2023 United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has called for global unity to make 2024 a year for “building trust and hope” following the immense suffering, violence, and climate chaos that characterized 2023. “Humanity is strongest when we stand together. 2024 must be a year for […]

UN Study Tours Back In 2024!

Registrations for New York are now open. Following the success of our Study Tour to the UN in Geneva in 2023, we are excited to launch the Study Tours to the UN in New York and Geneva for 2024. Take a look at our 2024 brochure here. “The UNAAV Study Tour to New York proved […]

Guterres urges Security Council to act over Israel-Palestine crisis as threat to international peace and security

© UNRWA/Ashraf Amra | People search for their belongings in the rubble in the Nuseirat refugee camp in Gaza. 6 December 2023 Invoking a rarely used article of the UN Charter, Secretary-General António Guterres on Wednesday called on the Security Council to “press to avert a humanitarian catastrophe” in Gaza and unite in a call for […]

Explainer: What’s COP28 and why is it important?

Global temperatures continue to reach record levels and, as the year draws to a close, the diplomatic heat is rising as all eyes turn to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, where world leaders are meeting from 30 November to 12 December, to chart an ambitious way forward in the global fight against climate change. Here’s what you need […]

Gaza: UN agencies make plea for international action to end hospital attacks

© UNFPA/Bisan Ouda A newborn is delivered at the Al Shifa hospital in Gaza. 12 November 2023Peace and Security UN agencies issued an urgent call for international action on Sunday to end the ongoing attacks on hospitals, as Israeli forces battle Palestinian militants in the heart of the Gaza Strip. The regional directors of the UN sexual […]