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The 2017 United Nations Language Competitive Examination for Chinese-language translators, editors, verbatim reporters and copy preparers / proofreaders / production editors is now receiving applications until 14 February 2017.

This exam is open to candidates who have a perfect command of Chinese, and who meet other language and educational requirements.

For more details on the language competitive examination and relevant eligibility criteria, please visit the United Nations Careers portal:
http://bit.ly/2jIe6YY

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The "Sphere within a Sphere" by Italian sculptor Arnaldo Pomodoro outside the Visitors' Entrance at #UnitedNations Headquarters in #NYC.

The piece, which was presented as a gift to the UN by #Italy in 1996, depicts a huge fractured globe. Inside the cracked globe one can see another one. It symbolizes the fragility and complexity of the world.

📷@robi_poli_fons/ UN Social Media Team

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70 aircraft
20 ships
5,000 trucks

This is how World Food Programme delivers life-saving food supplies on a daily basis during emergencies.

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Logistics. © WFP/Rein Skullerud. Desert, swamp or jungle, to get food to the hungry, WFP's logistics team has to negotiate some of the toughest terrain on the planet. On average, WFP reaches more than 80 million people with food assistance in 75 countries each year.
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"Discrimination diminishes us all.

Together, let us stand up against bigotry and for human rights.
Together, let us build bridges.
Together, let us transform fear into hope.
For our Muslim brothers and sisters – and for all humanity."

-- United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on combatting anti-Muslim discrimination and hatred.

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"If we can get cold Coca-Cola and beer to every remote corner of Africa, it should not be impossible to do the same with drugs,” said the late Dr. Joep Lange, a pioneering researcher in HIV/AIDS treatment in Africa.

How close is Africa to providing access to quality health care for all?

Read more on the African Renewal website: http://ow.ly/cSTC306FJVb
"If we can get cold Coca-Cola and beer to every remote corner of Africa, it should not be impossible to do the same with drugs,” the late Dr. Joep Lange, a pioneering researcher in HIV/AIDS treatment in Africa in the late 1990s, once declared. In 2000 Dr. Lange founded the PharmAccess Foundation to ...
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To you it’s a bowl. To a child, it’s so much more. In the first 1,000 days of life, good nutrition fuels brain development. That’s why early moments matter, so #EatPlayLove to boost your baby’s brain. http://uni.cf/earlymoments
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Empowering women, empowering nations, fighting climate change: All can go hand in hand. Check out our photo essay on women rebuilding Liberia: http://unwo.men/zdQu307SoKg 
Rural Liberian women, trained as solar engineers over a six-month period by Barefoot College in India, with support from UN Women, are promoting renewable solar energy that reduces dependency on expensive and polluting fossil fuels, like kerosene.
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United Nations agencies are joining forces to protect the environment and human health. The World Health Organization (WHO), the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) have agreed to come up with a new common plan to fight air pollution, focusing on its health impacts and the links of air pollution with climate change and chemical contamination.

Read more: http://bit.ly/2iCtItI

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Measles is one of the leading causes of death among young children even though a safe and cost-effective vaccine is available. Measles vaccines undergo rigorous testing and have a very good safety record after 50 years of use.

The World Health Organization (WHO) has more information here: https://goo.gl/R9N8oc
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Around 6 million people die annually as a result of tobacco use, with most living in developing countries.

12% of deaths among those over 30 are caused by tobacco.

Left unchecked, the tobacco industry and the deadly impact of its products cost the world’s economies more than US$ 1 trillion annually.

Learn more from the World Health Organization (WHO) here: http://www.who.int/en/

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Where is unemployment highest? Where are workers most likely to be in vulnerable employment?

Learn from the ILO’s World Employment and Social Outlook – Trends 2017 (WESO) that was just released.

Find out with this map: http://ow.ly/zIBC307YEIs
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Join five special superheroes in their missions to build a #zerohunger world.

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Checkout the new adventures of #UNFAO Kids, our five superheroes with the mission to build a #ZeroHunger world! This comic strip introduces children to… - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations - Google+
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Founded after the end of the Second World War, the United Nations is an international organization made up of 193 Member States committed to maintaining international peace and security.

Every day the UN works to tackle global challenges and deliver results for those most in need.

Giving life-saving support to populations hit by humanitarian crises, helping build and keep the peace in conflict-ridden areas, supporting governments and their citizens to advance development and fight poverty, and promoting human rights worldwide are the core pillars of the work of the United Nations and the mandates it receives from its Member States.



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