As the world gathers to discuss how to implement the historic Paris Agreement, a story of resilience in the face of disaster. Cyclone Phailin hit India's coastal state of Odisha in 2013 and destroyed over 250,000 homes. Yet, some houses withstood the fury - providing shelter to families and serving as hubs for distribution of emergency relief.
From 1-3 October, UN Secretary-General António Guterres visited India, during which he paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi, inaugurated the One UN House in New Delhi, held bilateral meetings, and delivered a lecture to young people. Find out more!
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