Social issues

Social issues

26 September 2018
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Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks, as delivered by Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed, at the General Assembly high-level meeting on tuberculosis, in New York today:

26 September 2018
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Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message to the event “Time to Act on Global Mental Health:  Building Momentum on Mental Health in the Sustainable Development Goal” era, in New York today:

25 September 2018
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Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message to the high-level event “Breaking the cycle between conflict and hunger – working towards sustainable peace and food security”, in New York today:

17 September 2018
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Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message to the World Conference on Science Literacy, in Beijing today:

24 July 2018
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the ministerial breakfast in conjunction with the United Kingdom at the Global Disability Summit, in London today:

9 July 2018
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the first meeting of the High-Level Advisory Board on Economic and Social Affairs, in New York today:

29 March 2018
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Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message for the Children’ Summit 2018, at the Dead Sea, Jordan, from 26-27 March:

6 February 2018
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed's opening remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the Commission for Social Development’s side event on poverty eradication, in New York today:

31 January 2018
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Against a backdrop of an ongoing “mega-trend” of ageing and its myriad challenges across many regions, there was no time to waste in protecting the world’s oldest persons, the Commission for Social Development heard today during a high-level panel discussion on how much States could do to protect their elders.

29 January 2018
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, to the fifty-sixth session of the Commission for Social Development, in New York today:

6 December 2017
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Following is the text of UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ video message for the Tenth Peace and Sport International Forum:  Sport Innovation for Social Transformation, in Monaco today:

21 September 2017
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Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message to the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Ministerial Conference on Ageing, in Lisbon on 22 September:

20 September 2017
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Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks on Financing the Future: Education for All, in New York today:

20 September 2017
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, on Financing the Future: Education for All, in New York today:

18 September 2017
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at an event on universal health coverage, in New York today:

14 July 2017
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Secretary-General António Guterres will launch the first-ever action plan designed specifically to enable religious leaders to prevent incitement to violence — the Plan of Action for Religious Leaders and Actors to Prevent Incitement to Violence that Could Lead to Atrocity Crimes — in a meeting at United Nations Headquarters in New York.

14 July 2017
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Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks on the launch of the Fez Plan of Action, in New York today:

10 February 2017
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Concluding its fifty-fifth session today, the Commission for Social Development approved without a vote three draft resolutions for adoption by the Economic and Social Council that addressed issues of African development, youth and the rights of persons with disabilities.

7 February 2017
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The Commission for Social Development heard the views of nearly 20 non-governmental organizations on youth, the elderly, women and girls, persons with disabilities and family rights today as it concluded its general discussion on strategies for eradicating poverty to achieve sustainable development for all.

6 February 2017
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While the Copenhagen Declaration had helped countries make great strides in improving living conditions, the international community must now align its work with modern reality, speakers told the Commission on Social Development today, with some calling on the 40-member body to revise its work programme and end duplication.