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Assessing UN Media Relations and Revitalizing Dialogue among Diverse Stakeholders SUMMARY FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS Global Action to Prevent War (GAPW) May 2013

...We know that this media system has much to do with how the global public understands the structure and activities of the United Nations (UN), including its programmatic successes and political compromises. But this system is often bogged down by limited trust across sectors and insufficient commitment to ensure that the global public has the best possible information about this leading global body. These and other obstacles have undermined the ability of the UN to share its stories in a way that maintains and even enhances its important role in the world; but equally they have undermined the ability of journalists to properly investigate the ways in which the UN might more effectively live up to its lofty objectives.

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