Daily Archives: July 3, 2017

Conference to Negotiate Legally Binding Treaty Aimed at Banning Nuclear Weapons Considers Newly Revised Draft Set for Approval by Capitals

The Conference to negotiate a legally binding instrument with a view to prohibiting nuclear weapons resumed today, considering a newly revised draft treaty due to be sent to capitals for final approval.

Conference President Elayne …

Press Conference by Security Council President on July Programme of Work

The Security Council would consider questions spanning four continents this month, and its work would include action on peacekeeping and political mandates, as well as holding two open debates and a briefing on Syria, on …

Turning national pledges into action crucial in fight against hunger, stresses head of UN agency

3 July 2017 &#150 Highlighting that the number of people going hungry across the world has increased since 2015, threatening to undo years of progress, the head of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization …

UN, AU must “build new bridges” to deliver development agenda

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Amina Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations. UN Photo/Manuel Elias

The United Nations and the African Union (AU) must work closer together to deliver on the promises of the …

Activities of Secretary-General in Uganda, 20-23 June

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres departed New York on 20 June, flying via Brussels to Entebbe, Uganda.  He then travelled to Kampala by road on Wednesday evening, 21 June.

Early on Thursday, 22 June, he …