Celebration of United Nations Day

(Photo - Martin Brumec)

Every year, on the evening before the United Nations (UN) Day, the UN Association of Slovenia (UNAS) with strong support of volunteers of UNAS Youth Section, organizes the UN Day Celebration.

This year was no different when advocates of the UN values gathered on Thursday, 23rd of October, at the University of Ljubljana.


Successful MUNSC delegation at SiMUN 2014: 3 awards

MUNSC delegation (3 missing) awaiting the Opening Ceremony in front of the Faculty of Social Sciences. (Photo - MUNSC)Model United Nations Slovenia Club (MUNSC) is extremely proud and happy that its members have won 3 awards at SIMUN 2014, which was taking place in Ljubljana from 22 to 25 September 2014. 16 MUNSC members attended SIMUN 2014: 3 as Chairpersons, 2 as organizers, 4 as members of the Crisis Team and 7 as Delegates. Therefore, receiving 3 awards is an even greater achievement for us..


Syria: UN convoy crosses lines to reach children fleeing besieged Kobane

(Photo - AFP Photo)28 October 2014 - Trucks carrying lifesaving supplies for Syrian children have managed to cross over the battle line in Aleppo for the first time in months, a spokesperson for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said today in what was described as a “small but significant breakthrough” in the UN agency’s efforts to help children displaced by the fighting in Kobane.


Ebola: UN to consult West African governments on coordinating global crisis response

(Photo - Al Jazeera)27 October 2014 - The United Nations concluded a meeting on strengthening the international community's support to efforts by the Governments of countries at the forefront of efforts to turn back the unfolding Ebola outbreak in West Africa, on tackling the crisis.


UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon: Message on United Nations Day, 24 October

Ban Ki-moon (Photo - UN)

VIENNA, 24 October (United Nations Information Service) - The United Nations is needed more than ever at this time of multiple crises.  Poverty, disease, terrorism, discrimination and climate change are exacting a heavy toll.  Millions of people continue to suffer deplorable exploitation through bonded labour, human trafficking, sexual slavery or unsafe conditions in factories, fields and mines. The global economy remains an uneven playing field.