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The costs of corruption: values, economic development under assault, trillions lost, says Guterres

Every year, trillions of dollars - equivalent to more than five percent of global GDP - are paid in bribes or stolen through corruption, the United Nations reported on the International Day which serves to highlight the pervasive crime, marked this Sunday.

2018-12-08T17:20:07+00:0008 Dec 2018|News|

‘We need to do more’ to transform the world, deputy UN chief tells African audiences

During her current trip to South Africa, Deputy-Secretary-General Amina Mohammed has spoken at several events in Johannesburg, on the importance of the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development - the UN’s blueprint to end extreme poverty, fight injustice, and protect the planet, ensuring that no one is left behind.

2018-12-03T17:00:53+00:0003 Dec 2018|News|

United Nations Campaign to Promote Climate Action by the People launched by Sir David Attenborough

The renowned broadcaster Sir David Attenborough has announced the United Nations’ launch of a new campaign enabling individuals the world over to unite in actions to battle climate change.