Category: Society

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

Source: United Nations 4

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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World: Press Conference by Secretary-General António Guterres at United Nations Headquarters (12 July 2018)

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Following is a transcript of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ press conference, held in New York today:

Ladies and gentlemen of the media,

I really thank you very much for your presence.

Tomorrow, the General Assembly is expected to agree …

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MIL-OSI Africa: UN Deputy Secretary-General’s remarks to Security Council on Women, Peace and Security in the Sahel

Source: Africa Press Organisation – English – Report:

NEW YORK, United States of America, July 10, 2018/APO Group/ —

Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen

Let me begin by thanking the President of the Security Council for convening this meeting on women, …

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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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South Sudan: Time to Move from Frameworks to Action, Deputy Secretary-General Tells Security Council, Reporting on Mission to Sahel

DEPUTY SECRETARY-GENERAL

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10 JULY 2018

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, to the Security Council meeting on women, peace and security in the Sahel, in New York today:

Let me begin by thanking …

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