Category Archives: Educational Outreach

The Secretary-General Message on the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

NEW YOK-26 June 2018-Drug challenges are among the most complex problems we face, with wide-ranging impacts on health and well-being, families and communities, security and sustainable development.

Addressing them requires a holistic focus across many fronts, as highlighted in the outcome document unanimously adopted by the 2016 United Nations General Assembly Special Session on the world drug problem.

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UN Palestinian Rights Committee to organize International Conference on the Question of Jerusalem in Rabat, 26-28 June 2018

NEW YORK, June 22-The United Nations Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People, a subsidiary organ of the UN General Assembly, will convene, with the support of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, the International Conference on the Question of Jerusalem from 26 to 28 June 2018 in Rabat, Morocco. The conference theme is “The Question of Jerusalem after 50 years of Occupation and 25 years of the Oslo Accords”. Continue reading

WHO releases new International Classification of Diseases (ICD 11)

18 June 2018 ¦ Geneva: The World Health Organization (WHO) is today releasing its new International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11).

The ICD is the foundation for identifying health trends and statistics worldwide, and contains around 55 000 unique codes for injuries, diseases and causes of death. It provides a common language that allows health professionals to share health information across the globe. Continue reading

UNICEF becomes first UN agency to get workplace gender parity certification

Report from UN Children’s Fund Published on 18 Jun 2018

NEW YORK, 18 June 2018 – UNICEF has received EDGE Certification, becoming the first United Nations agency to earn the leading global assessment methodology and business certification standard for gender equality.

“Advancing gender equality and the rights of women and girls is at the core of what we do at UNICEF,” said UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta H. Fore. “To be the leading organization for the rights of all children and young people, including young women and girls, we have to lead by example.”
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Panel discussion hosted by H.E. Mr. Sauli Niinistö, President of the Republic of Finland: “Power and strength or a shared order?” as part of the annual Kultaranta Talks

[As prepared for delivery]

17 June 2018 | Kultaranta, Finland

“Thank you, everyone, for your warm welcome.

It is great to be here, as part of these Kultaranta Talks

Particularly because they focus on a topic close to my heart: multilateralism.

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Call for Proposals for Photo Journalists

UNESCO has published a Call for Proposals (available in English, French, Spanish and Russian), inviting photographers from around the world to submit photographs that depict journalists carrying out their assignments in their everyday environment.

 UNESCO hopes to use these images to raise awareness on the working conditions of journalists.

UNIC Dar es Salaam encourages photographer communities and professional photographers in Tanzania to apply. Continue reading

Media briefing on the 2018 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

Media Advisory                        June 13, 2018

Thousands of government, business and civil society leaders will gather at the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development from 9 to 18 July at UN Headquarters in New York to review successes, discuss challenges and mobilize efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. The Forum is the central platform for tracking progress on the Goals at the global level. Continue reading


 DAR ES SALAAM, June 6, 2018-On Wednesday, 6th June 2018, UNIC Dar es Salaam was invited at the Mozambique-Tanzania Centre for Foreign Relations to give a public lecture on The “Role of International Organisations in combating violence and discrimination.”

This public lecture was prepared by Iranian Embassy and The Centre for Foreign Relation (CFR) and participant were from Diplomatic quo, Religious fraternity, Civil society organizations, Government representatives and the Center for Foreign Relations lecturers, Media Houses and CFR Students. The lecture consisted of different presentations by visiting Doctors(PhD) from Iran, H.E. The Ambassador of Iran to Tanzania and by the UN Information Officer from the UN. Continue reading