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12 June 2018

Continuing its 2018 coordination and management segment, the Economic and Social Council today adopted four resolutions and one draft decision on women’s empowerment, and four draft decisions on myriad topics as it took up issues including sustainable development, population and development, and human rights.

13 September 2018

Delegates today concluded their discussions addressing marine genetic resources, before returning to the topic of area-based management tools, including marine protected areas, as the intergovernmental conference tasked with drafting a legally binding treaty under the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea governing maritime diversity in ocean waters beyond national jurisdiction entered its eighth day.

1 February 2018

Younger generations must have readily available tools enabling their full participation in decision‑making arenas to better shape a brighter future for all, the Commission for Social Development heard today as it continued its general debate.

8 March 2018

The Security Council today extended for another year the mandate of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) ahead of a debate during which speakers — on International Women’s Day — placed women’s vital role front and centre in achieving a sustainable peace and security after years of conflict.

4 December 2018

Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks on the 2019 Climate Summit, in Katowice, Poland, today:

7 December 2018

Speakers at the Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) today voiced their support for the Secretary‑General’s request for an $8.93 million appropriation in 2019 to support the ongoing upgrade of facilities at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, including the renovation of the iconic Africa Hall.

19 January 2018

Reaffirming its commitment to the sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity of Afghanistan and the Central Asian States, the Security Council today adopted a presidential statement, expressing its continued support to the Secretary‑General’s call to action to avert threats, ahead of holding a debate on pressing challenges ahead.

26 October 2018

Underscoring the need to bolster regional commissions in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, speakers focused on areas ranging from trade and transport to the environment and natural hazards, as the Second Committee (Economic and Financial) met with those bodies today.

24 September 2018

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed’s opening remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the event “Emerging Challenges and Shifting Paradigms:  New Perspectives on International Cooperation for Development”, in New York today:

29 January 2018

Conflicts, inequality, volatile financial markets, corruption, climate change challenges and health‑related threats were among the obstacles stymying progress on achieving sustainable development for all, delegates warned at the opening of the fifty‑sixth session of the Commission for Social Development, with many calling for sharpening the focus of national and global efforts to reach vulnerable groups.