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UN celebrates innovative public service delivery as pandemic heightens importance of work of the public sector

The UN announced today that seven innovative projects will receive this year’s UN Public Service Award,  the highest global accolade for excellence in public service to institutions that contribute to a more effective and responsive public administration and that advance progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

2020-06-17T17:24:39-04:0016 Jun 2020|Press material|

COP26 Postponed

The COP26 UN climate change conference set to take place in Glasgow in November has been postponed due to COVID-19. Dates for a rescheduled conference in 2021, hosted in Glasgow by the UK in partnership with Italy, will be set out in due course following further discussion with parties.

2020-04-01T17:03:00-04:0001 Apr 2020|Goal 13: Climate Action, News, Press material|

COVID-19: UN Chief launches plan to address the potentially devastating socio-economic impacts

The new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is attacking societies at their core, claiming lives and people’s livelihoods. In a new report, the United Nations Secretary-General calls on everyone to act together to address this impact and lessen the blow to people.

2020-03-31T13:47:09-04:0031 Mar 2020|COVID-19, Featured, Goal 3: Good Health, News, Press material|
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