Category: GenderEquality

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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MIL-OSI United Nations: Government Officials Highlight National Efforts to Make Cities Safe, Bring Potable Water, Modern Energy Services to All, as High-Level Political Forum Continues

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Senior Government officials described national efforts to ensure access to drinking water, provide modern energy services and make cities safe for all, as the general debate of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development moved into

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Government Officials Highlight National Efforts to Make Cities Safe, Bring Potable Water, Modern Energy Services to All, as High-Level Political Forum Continues

Senior Government officials described national efforts to ensure access to drinking water, provide modern energy services and make cities safe for all, as the general debate of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development moved into its second day.

“As …

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Weak Institutions, Gender Inequality Creating Environment Ripe for Extremism in Africa, Deputy Secretary-General Tells Security Council

There can be no peace, security or development without the involvement of women at all levels of decision‑making and peace processes, the Security Council heard today during a briefing from senior officials who just returned from a visit to the …

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Weak Institutions, Gender Inequality Creating Environment Ripe for Extremism in Africa, Deputy Secretary-General Tells Security Council

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There can be no peace, security or development without the involvement of women at all levels of decision‑making and peace processes, the Security Council heard today during a briefing from senior officials who just returned from

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Unlocking potential of culture, creativity for sustainable development 3 hours ago Revue

Creators of work as this will enjoy from a fully implemented culture policy


On March 21, 2011 over 450 members of the creative community gathered at the banquet hall of the Eko Hotel & Suites in Lagos. It was an… Continue reading

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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Queen's Birthday Honours list 2018 in full – from famous names to Britain's unsung heroes Mirror 24 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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