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UN chief seeking ‘renewed commitment’ to global rules and values, as world leaders head to New York

20 Sep 2018|News|

UN chief António Guterres on Thursday called for a “renewed commitment to a rules-based global order” and to the organization he leads, highlighting his key themes for discussion during the High-Level week of the General Assembly, beginning on Monday.

A third of world’s out-of-school youth live in conflict, disaster-affected countries: UNICEF report

19 Sep 2018|News|

Childhood is a time for growth, a time for school. But conflict or disaster are depriving 104 million young people between the ages of five and 17 of that foundation, according to a new study by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

Bring the United Nations closer to the people, urges Assembly President in her inaugural speech

18 Sep 2018|News|

The new session of the United Nations General Assembly opened on Wednesday with its President pledging to use her year in office to bring the world body closer to the people and strengthen their sense of ownership and support for the UN.

Global Climate Action Summit Brings Surge of New Commitments

14 Sep 2018|Climate change, Featured, News, Press material|

Top UN officials welcomed the outcomes of the Global Climate Action Summit that concluded today in San Francisco, showcasing a surge of climate action and commitments from regions, cities, businesses, investors and civil society; and calling on governments everywhere to step up their efforts to tackle climate change.

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