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Global Update - November 2016

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Global Update - November 2016

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Global Leadership Dinner
Global Leadership Awards Honor Trailblazers For The UN

At the annual Global Leadership Dinner, the United Nations Foundation recognized five honorees from around the world, including U.S. President Barack Obama, who work alongside the UN to address some of the most pressing issues of our time.

Learn more about the 2016 award winners.

Watch these highlights from the event.


Paris Agreement Enters Into Force

October saw fresh progress on climate change, and in November, the momentum will continue as the Paris Agreement enters into force and leaders meet in Marrakech for COP22, the UN climate conference.

Read about the world's latest steps on climate change.

The Paris Agreement takes full effect tomorrow, November 4. Find out what's next.


Family Planning 2020 Progress Report

The fourth annual progress report for Family Planning 2020 looks at the goals of increasing contraceptive access, improving service quality, expanding choice, and reducing barriers to use in 69 focus countries.

Get an overview of the state of global family planning in this new report.

Earth to Marrakech

Better World Campaign Encourages U.S. To Vote For
The World

Shot@Life: 12 Days Of Impact For World Pneumonia Day

UNA-USA Chapters Celebrate UN Day By Helping Refugees

An Inside Look At The Global Forum on Gender Statistics

Journalists At The Front Lines Of The Global Goals

Actress & Model Cara Delevingne Is New Girl Up Champion

A Historic Moment In The Fight Against Measles

Global Daily: 16 Innovations Tackling Global Poverty

Global Alliance For Clean Cookstoves Launches Women's Entrepreneurship Award

DIY Future Podcast Launches

The Future Of Cities At Habitat III

Every Woman, Every Child Series Focuses On Fragile Settings

Energy Access: Spotlight On Multi-Sector Innovation



  Under The Net  

In this new trailer, Nothing But Nets shares the virtual reality story of 11-year-old Amisa, a refugee living in the Nyarugusu Refugee Camp in Tanzania.

Watch Under The Net.

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