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First-ever Oceans Advocate makes a splash in NY

The new Oceans Advocate, globally-acclaimed Australian singer-songwriter Cody Simpson, learned how to swim before he could walk.

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Matt Damon on helping 5.5 million access water: World Bank

Hollywood star Matt Damon’s been telling the World Bank how a simple loan scheme has allowed around 5.5 million people to access affordable water.

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Actress Patricia Arquette joins UN fight to close gender pay gap

Activists, celebrities and governments are joining the UN to combat what they describe as the “great robbery” of pay inequality

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“Fear can’t put dreams asleep”: Stevie Wonder marks disability day

The celebrated music icon, Stevie Wonder delivered a powerful message to people with disabilities at the UN on Friday, through the lyrics of his song: “Fear Can’t Put Dreams Asleep”.

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Road safety “a basic human right for children” says actress

Road safety is “a basic human right for children,” according to the Malaysian-born actress and UN Development Programme Goodwill Ambassador,

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Music, like UN promotes international “peace of mind”

Music and the UN both have the ability to promote international “peace of mind” and “emotional health”.

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“Evil is not of God” says music superstar Stevie Wonder

One of the most celebrated and revered icons of American popular music delivered a simple yet powerful message of tolerance at the United Nations this Monday.

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“Stigma and discrimination” surrounding AIDS continues says Princess

It’s “terrible” that “stigma and discrimination” surrounding HIV and AIDS continue in many parts of the world in 2016.

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UN on the fast-track to end AIDS in women, children

“Start free, stay free, AIDS free” is a new plan adopted by the UN and its partners to accelerate the end of the AIDS epidemic.

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LGBTI gala promotes rights at UN Headquarters

What’s been described as the largest ever gathering at the UN of lesbian gay, bisexual Transgender and Intersex people shows the progress that has been made towards giving those people the rights they deserve.

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