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How The UN Can Help Women Make More Peace

Ed note. This is an op-ed by the executive director of UN Women,  Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, We have recently celebrated the peace deal struck between the Government in Colombia and the main guerrilla group. The deal reached on justice issues represents the...
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The SDG Challenge: Q&A with Graca Machel

One of the exciting things about the opening of the UN General Assembly in the wide variety of politicians, activists and civil society organizations it brings to New York every year. This year, one of those activists was Graça Machel, an international...
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Reflecting on Lessons Learned from Ebola Outbreak

As the UN celebrates the official launch of the post-2015 agenda with the Sustainable Development Goals and world leaders start laying out their views in the UN General Debate, much of this week in New York is about looking forward. But on the sidelines of...


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