Speakers Welcome Reform Proposals of UN Development System, Urge Faster Realization of 2030 Agenda, as Economic and Social Council Concludes High-Level Segment

The Economic and Social Council concluded its high-level segment today, adopting a sweeping Ministerial Declaration approved a day earlier by the High‑Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development.  (Please see Press Release ECOSOC/6943.)

By a vote of 46 in favour to …

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Speakers Welcome Reform Proposals of UN Development System, Urge Faster Realization of 2030 Agenda, as Economic and Social Council Concludes High-Level Segment

The High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development concluded its third annual meeting today with speakers welcoming proposed sweeping reforms to the United Nations development system, warning of the impact of climate change, and calling for faster implementation of the Sustainable …

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: On Day 2 of HLPF Ministerial Segment, 21 Countries Present VNRs

Source: Small Island Developing States

17 July 2018: The ECOSOC High-level Segment/Ministerial Meeting of the 2018 UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) featured three sessions on Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs). Twenty-one countries presented their reports: Albania; Latvia; Niger; …

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Briefing by Spokesperson for Secretary-General

The Deputy Secretary-General this morning briefed the Security Council during its open meeting on women, peace and security in the Sahel.

The Deputy Secretary-General returned yesterday from a joint UN-African Union mission to South Sudan, Niger and Chad. She was …

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Queen's Birthday Honours list 2018 in full – from famous names to Britain's unsung heroes Mirror 55 mins ago

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Football legend “King” Kenny Dalglish has become Sir Kenny as he leads more than 1,000 people receiving gongs in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

The former Liverpool striker and manager, 67, is knighted …

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