• Policy Brief – Candidates for the Post of UN Secretary General: Where do they stand on human rights?

    Policy Brief – Candidates for the Post of UN Secretary General: Where do they stand on human rights?

    “The URG is pleased to publish today a human rights-based assessment of the candidates competing to fill the post of UN Secretary-General. The new policy […]

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  • UNESCO, June 2016

    UNESCO, June 2016

    Once a month, the UNESCO Assistant Director-General for External Relations and Public Information sends a letter to Non-Governmental Organizations, official partners of UNESCO. As ACUNS […]

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  • UNESCO, May 2016

    UNESCO, May 2016

    Once a month, the UNESCO Assistant Director-General for External Relations and Public Information sends a letter to Non-Governmental Organizations, official partners of UNESCO. As ACUNS […]

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  • UNESCO, April 2016

    UNESCO, April 2016

    Once a month, the UNESCO Assistant Director-General for External Relations and Public Information sends a letter to Non-Governmental Organizations, official partners of UNESCO. As ACUNS […]

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  • World Humanitarian Summit

    World Humanitarian Summit

    The World Humanitarian Summit is taking place May 23–24, 2016, in Istanbul. ACUNS Executive Director Alistair Edgar has been invited to attend the Summit. In […]

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  • ECOSOC Presidential Statement

    ECOSOC Presidential Statement

      ACUNS Executive Director, Dr. Alistair Edgar, sits as a member of the Multi-Stakeholder Advisory Group to the President of ECOSOC. In March, Dr. Edgar […]

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  • Concert:  First Annual Celebration of International Jazz Day.  
The event is Co-hosted by Ms. Irina Bokova, Director General of UNESCO, US Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice, and UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Herbie Hancock, in partnership with the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz.  
This special evening concert will feature performances by Angelique Kidjo, Wynton Marsalis, Hugh Masekela, Shankar Mahadevan, and many more

    UNESCO, March 2016

    Once a month, the UNESCO Assistant Director-General for External Relations and Public Information sends a letter to Non-Governmental Organizations, official partners of UNESCO. As ACUNS […]

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  • UNESCO, February 2016

    UNESCO, February 2016

    Once a month, the UNESCO Assistant Director-General for External Relations and Public Information sends a letter to Non-Governmental Organizations, official partners of UNESCO. As ACUNS […]

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  • UNESCO, January 2016

    UNESCO, January 2016

    Once a month, the UNESCO Assistant Director-General for External Relations and Public Information sends a letter to Non-Governmental Organizations, official partners of UNESCO. As ACUNS […]

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  • UNESCO Clearinghouse and Resource Bank

    UNESCO Clearinghouse and Resource Bank

    UNESCO Has launched a Clearinghouse and Resource Bank on Education for Sustainable Development. “The GAP ESD Clearinghouse is a repository for Education for Sustainable Development […]

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