Hate speech incites violence and undermines social cohesion and tolerance. Because fighting hate, discrimination, racism and inequality is at the core of United Nations principles and work, the Organization is working to confront hate speech at every turn.
The United Nations was created in 1945 with one central mission: the maintenance of international peace and security.
The ceremony at the UN in Vienna for the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust marks 78 years after the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
Fewer victims of trafficking in persons are being identified even as the COVID-19 pandemic and other crises are increasing vulnerabilities to exploitation, according to the latest Global Report on Trafficking in Persons launched today by the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).
In his film “Game Changers” Israeli filmmaker Noam Sobovitz examines the power of personal friendships and football to bring down the wall between nations.