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Shallow Water Life, Mayotte Island

Taking charge of Africa’s oceans and blue resources

We need to mitigate the effects of climate change, transition to clean, renewable energy, close research gap, and seek intra-governmental and regional collaboration
Parrotfish in seagrass in ocean.

2022: The year to stop the decline of the ocean’s health

Let us all commit to redressing our relationship with nature to one of respect and balance

Strengthening resilience in nutrition and food security in Africa

UN Secretary-General's remarks at the Africa Dialogue Series 2022

Two years after the killing of George Floyd, urgency to end racial inequalities and discrimination beckons

Op Ed by the United Nations Senior Officials of African Descent Group (UNSAG)
Secretary-General António Guterres addressing the UN Security Council.

“The War in Ukraine: A Silent Assault on the Developing World”

The crisis could throw up to 1.7 billion people into poverty, destitution and hunger
A farmer in Kenyan field.

Africa’s new harvest: To transform agriculture, we must speed up innovations and collaboration

The 32nd Session of the FAO Regional Conference for Africa being held in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, starts from 11 to 14 April 2022
A group of survivors of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, shown in 1998.

Genocide perpetrators must be brought to book

Let’s learn from the past and protect all populations from atrocities — International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, 7 April 2022
Trucks loaded with goods waiting for weeks to cross the Côte d’Ivoire-Ghana borders at Elubo/Noe.

Decade of Action: Fixing Africa’s development deficit

A shift in ideology, building on COVID-19 recovery and leveraging the SDG agenda can help
Munyaradzi Chenje, the outgoing Regional Director, Regional Office for Africa, UN Development Coordi

Reflections on my career with the UN

On the eve of my retirement, I look back at the lessons from what I call the ‘university of life and service’.
Ms. Yongyi Min

How COVID-19 has impacted the SDGs in Africa

2021 SDGs report finds some remarkable progress, but the pandemic has hit hard.