19 January 2017 – Addressing the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today called for a new generation of partnerships with the business community to limit the impact of climate change and to reduce poverty.
The Week in Review
19 January 2017 – The United Nations refugee and migration agencies along with a host of partners today unveiled a new strategy and appeal to help address the challenges confronting hundreds of thousands of refugees and migrants in Europe.
18 January 2017 – The first-ever United Nations World Data Forum concluded today with the launch of a global plan that outlines a vision and a “to-do” list for better data to improve people’s lives, including through new ideas, solutions and strengthened collaboration in the field of statistics.
17 January 2017 – A modest global recovery is projected for 2017-18 should be seen as more of an indication of economic stabilization than a signal of a robust and sustained revival of global demand, a new United Nations economic report has found.
17 January 2017 – Nearly a quarter of a million children and young people world-wide are bullied each year, according to a report released today by the United Nations educational and cultural agency, which found that bullies like to pick on children because of their looks, have ethnic or cultural differences, or due to gender or sexual orientation.
Diversity ‘is richness, not a threat,’ UN chief Guterres tells forum on combatting anti-Muslim discrimination
17 January 2017 – In a message to an event spotlighting the growing challenges of anti-Muslim discrimination as well as hatred in various contexts, United Nations Secretary-General António Guteres appealed today for drawing strength from the principles of inclusion, tolerance and mutual understanding to recognize the value of diversity.