Learn About the UN – UNA NZ Core Course
We have developed a course aimed at secondary school students and first-year university students.
It provides an introductory overview of the structure and operations of the United Nations.
It aims to develop awareness and understanding of the UN system and the global issues it tackles, and the often complex environments it operates in.
In addition, it will challenge students to think critically about the issues the UN tackles and the effectiveness of the UN system.
New UN Chief starts office on 1 January 2017
The new United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres took office on 1 January 2017.
Mr Guterres says Human dignity will be “the core of my work”.
We now have a beautiful PDF printout for each of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for your use. These PDFs are provided by the UN and can be freely used in whatever way you wish to raise awareness to help people explore the SDGs. They are available in the...
The power of the UN Sustainable Development Goals to ensure inquiry and problem based learning truly foster global-mindedness in learners
Schools world-wide are utilising inquiry, problem-based, design thinking approaches to learning in order to grow empathetic understanding and international mindedness. Students are taking action through collaborative initiatives locally or globally focused...