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UN mobilizes to meet challenges of media attacks and low public standing

Despite efforts to counter attacks in the media, and other successful initiatives to tell the world body’s story to people around the globe, “the United Nations’ standing in many countries has never been lower,” and the organization is mobilizing fully to meet the challenge, according to a top UN information official.

Information technology must be used to promote development, Annan tells UN forum

To make vital progress towards implementing internationally agreed development goals, it will be crucial to harness the potential created by the past decade's info-tech explosion, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan said today in his message to a global forum on using new technologies to boost education.

Next session of UN information technology forum to focus on education

Hundreds of leading educators, scientists, development experts and programme analysts are set to gather in Dublin, Ireland, for a United Nations-organized forum on harnessing the potential of new information technologies for education.

UN seeks higher global media profile through Cannes TV programming market

A 30-strong team of United Nations audio-visual professionals is heading to a major media forum next week in Cannes, France, to promote UN productions, expand television partnerships and highlight the global fight against the HIV/AIDS pandemic.