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UN Chief Calls on Small Islands to Continue Pushing for Climate Action “Now is not the time for retreat”
UN Secretary-General António Guterres today addressed a forum of leaders from Small Island Developing State saying that even as the world remains focused on confronting the COVID-19 pandemic – the biggest test the world has faced since the Second World War, we must not lose focus on climate change.
Experts say the pandemic will unleash a food security [...]
As ocean health continues to deteriorate, countries kick-off preparations to scale up solutions for marine conservation
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The air we breathe, the water we drink and the food we eat all rely on biodiversity.
It's essential to strengthen national statistical capacities in countries where financial and human resources for statistics are lacking, USG Wu Hongbo said.
In a recent interview with the UN News Centre, Mr. Lykketoft discusses the need for Member States to overcome differences and unite in an urgent push to curb extreme poverty and reverse climate change, as they launch the new Sustainable Development Agenda in New York this month and seek to adopt a new universal climate change agreement in Paris in December.
The World Health Organization (WHO) announced today that it will commemorate the fifth World Hepatitis Day next week with a global injection safety initiative campaign in three pilot countries together with the foundation arm of IKEA to combat the “silent epidemic” that kills more than 1.4 million each year.
With the Third International Financing for Development Conference taking place in Addis Adaba, Ethiopia, next week, we are highlighting a series of articles from the Africa Renewal magazine that examine some of the challenges faced by people in Africa every day.
Three years into the Zero Hunger Challenge, it’s time to accelerate action and commitment to end hunger in our lifetimes
Three years after UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon launched his Zero Hunger Challenge, governments, groups and people around the world have built a global movement to end hunger – end it in our lifetimes, and end it once and for all.
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has teamed up with big-box retailer IKEA to launch a new initiative aimed at promoting the sustainable management of forest plantations and empowering forest-reliant communities in Viet Nam.