Innovation, Investment Key Drivers of Climate-Resilient, Clean-Energy Economies, Speakers Tell General Assembly Event on Sustainable Development Action

Equity, innovation and investment must steer the global drive to build climate-resilient societies and economies powered by clean engines of growth, speakers today told the General Assembly’s high-level Sustainable Development Goal action event.

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Security Council and region must ‘speak with one voice;’ end suffering in South Sudan – UN chief

23 March 2017 &#150 United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today stressed the need for the leadership of South Sudan to achieve an immediate cessation of hostilities, restore the peace process and ensure unrestricted humanitarian access …

Credible Dialogue Cannot Be Held at Gunpoint, Secretary-General Tells Meeting on South Sudan, Faulting Leadership’s Refusal Even to Acknowledge Crisis

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the Security Council on South Sudan, in New York today:

I thank His Excellency Boris Johnson, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs of the United Kingdom, for

‘We can no longer turn our backs’ on communities affected by migration crisis in Libya – UN agency chief

23 March 2017 &#150 The top United Nations migration official is visiting Tripoli to discuss the complex migration and displacement situation with hopes of shoring up technical support to foster a stable environment.


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A MINUSCA patrol in Bangui, Central African Republic (CAR). Photo: MINUSCA

Heavy fighting in south eastern CAR: UN mission

Heavy fighting in the Central African Republic (CAR) has broken out …

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