Wed, 4 Mar 2015 | What, When at UN: 
  • Security Council to hear briefing on Libya…
  • Secretary-General to launch global disaster risk reduction report…
  • UN spokesperson to brief press at Headquarters…

‘Sustainability starts in Sendai,’ says Ban as new UN report urges funding boost for risk reduction



A new United Nations report urging greater investment in risk prevention has underscored disaster risk reduction as a building block for future sustainable development, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon affirmed today as the Organization prepares for a pivotal upcoming global conference on the issue.


UN health agency points to ‘solid evidence’ backing its call to reduce sugar intake

New guidelines released by the United Nations health agency today recommended that adults and children worldwide reduce their daily sugar intake to boost health and stave off non-communicable diseases.



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