The Department of Global Communications (DGC)

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The Department of Global Communications (DGC): Did You Know?

  • The DGC was established in 1946 by the General Assembly with hopes to promote global awareness and understanding of the work of the United Nations.
  • Mission of DGC: communicate the work and ideals of the United Nations to the world, interact and partner up with a diverse audience; build a support for peace, development, and human rights.
  • There are three divisions: Strategic Communications, News and Media, and Outreach.
  • In 1968, the Economic and Social Council called on DPI to associate NGOs.
  • About 1,400 NGOs are now associated with the DGC
  • There are now about 350 NGO youth representatives.

 

 

 

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