SDG Moment set the stage for recovering better to Keep [...]
Iconic United Nations building to light up with images of marine species in an artistic call for global solidarity and harmony with nature
Iconic United Nations building to light up with images of [...]
World leaders to gather at UN to mark SDG Moment [...]
MEDIA ADVISORY: UN Food Systems Summit Commitments Registry [...]
The UN Food Systems Summit has confirmed that the Summit will take place on Thursday, September 23, 2021
MEDIA ADVISORY UN Food Systems Summit The UN Food [...]
Liberia, Mexico, Niger, Senegal and Sierra Leone to tackle barriers to the deployment of women in peace operations with the support of the UN Elsie Initiative Fund
PRESS RELEASE 28 APRIL 2021 MEDIA ENQUIRIES firstname.lastname@example.org Liberia, [...]
UN calls for urgent action to feed the world’s growing population healthily, equitably and sustainably
PRESS RELEASE UN calls for urgent action to feed [...]
Countries agree to go beyond GDP with new framework that accounts for nature’s contribution to economy
1 February 2021, ROME – A wave of self-organised youth-led groups across the world has joined the growing momentum behind the 2021 UN Food Systems Summit.
MEDIA ADVISORY ONE PLANET SUMMIT Organized by France, in [...]
Inclusive and meaningful access to Internet key for strong COVID-19 recovery, IGF concludes with calls for global unity to bridge digital divides
New York, 17 November – Advancing digital inclusion and [...]
Internet Governance Forum calls for bridging digital divides, harnessing the Internet to support human resilience and build solidarity amid COVID-19
Internet Governance Forum calls for bridging digital divides, harnessing [...]
New York, 6 November 2020 – Building on the growing momentum for climate action, the United Nations is broadening its engagement of global audiences. A new campaign will empower children to learn about sustainability and act to protect the planet.
UN World Data Forum 2020: Over 10,000 data producers and users connect to advance solutions for trusted data in COVID-19 response
(New York, 23 October) — The first virtual meeting of the United Nations World Data Forum concluded with the launch of the data community’s response to COVID-19, stressing the increased demand for relevant, timely and trusted data and statistics as a critical part of building back a more equitable, sustainable and resilient future. The appeal to the entire data community to come together to support the response to the pandemic and accelerate action on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) emphasizes the need to ensure trust and privacy in data and increase investments in data to respond more effectively to COVID-19 and future disasters.
New York, 20 October – Less than 50% of working-age women are in the labour market, a figure that has barely changed over the last quarter of a century, according to a new UN report launched today. Unpaid domestic and care work falls disproportionately on women, restraining their economic potential as the COVID-19 pandemic additionally affects women’s jobs and livelihoods, the report warns.
Annual day to mark fight against poverty takes on new significance as COVID-19 pushes millions into destitution
New York, 16 October—Prospects for fully eradicating extreme poverty by 2030 now appear highly unlikely, even under the most optimistic scenarios, according to a new policy brief issued by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, as the world sets to mark the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty on 17 October.
MEDIA ADVISORY Voices of Food Systems Live: 24-Hour Global [...]
At UN high-level meeting, world leaders reignite the vision of the Beijing Platform for Action, the most transformative agenda for advancing gender equality
(New York, 2 October) — More than 100 countries committed yesterday to concrete actions that would advance gender equality for women and girls everywhere at a virtual high-level meeting during the UN General Assembly. This gathering – under the theme “Accelerating the realization of gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls” – marked the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action – the most comprehensive roadmap for women and girls’ empowerment.
Historic UN Summit on Biodiversity sets stage for a global movement toward a green recovery from COVID-19
New York, 30 September—Recognizing that the continued deterioration and degradation of the world’s natural ecosystems were having major impacts on the lives and livelihoods of people everywhere, world leaders called for increased resolve to protect biodiversity at the UN today.
30 September, Rome – A set of Food Systems Champions, representing the diversity of society, have been announced today to help identify and rally communities around the most powerful ways to make our food systems stronger in all regions of the world.