Chronicles of HOME by Elodie Maupay

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Planet Earth is the only planet in the solar system to have the perfect temperature for water to find a balance. It can thus stay stable, in the liquid state; but also to evaporate; and be naturally in the form of ice at the poles. The Earth is also the only planet on which living […]

Celebrating Women

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This month is a wonderful month. It is the month in which we celebrate all women. As March 8th commemorates gender equality and women, March is considered to be Women’s month. It is during this month that women from all over the world gather at the United Nations for the Commission on the Status of […]

Conmemorating Black History Month at the UN

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Guest blog by Papa Dembele: My name is Papa Thiecoro Dembele from Senegal, West Africa and I am currently serving as a Public Information Assistant at the United Nations. As a result of my initiative, the Guided Tours Unit of the UN recently launched a specialized tour for Black History Month. Visitors can see:   The Security Council Chamber; Exhibits […]

Staff Stories: Why I Joined the Give Me 5! Campaign

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Many environmentalists say they are fighting to preserve the world as we know it- the trees, the plants, the animals, the Amazon, etc.  I, without a doubt, am no different.  Being in nature gives me a sense of serenity and calmness that nothing else does.  But us- within the environmental community- already know what is […]

Climate-Migration Nexus Dialogue

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The issues of climate change and forced migration (displacement) are intersecting in an ever-growing number of ways and geographical contexts. Their nexus is also tethered to every one of the SDGS: poverty and unemployment; food, housing, energy, and water insecurity; cultural, identity, sovereignty, and governance concerns. The new IDMC report from 2017 reflects that over […]