Daily Archives: September 12, 2017

Much of the planet’s land severely degraded owing to increased consumption, UN warns

12 September 2017 &#150 A new United Nations report warns that a third of the planet’s land is now severely degraded thanks to a doubling in the consumption of natural resources over the past 30 …

South-South cooperation key to overcoming inequalities, says UN deputy chief

12 September 2017 &#150 Underscoring the importance of South-South cooperation, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed today urged sustained commitment to mutually beneficial approaches that will ensure shared prosperity and make sustainable development a reality. …

South and Central Asia: U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC) “Road to GES” Entrepreneurship Conclave

Good morning. Thank you, Khush, for your kind welcome. Thanks to USIBC for arranging this event and inviting me, and to all of you for taking part in today’s Road to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit …

Security Council Urges Enhanced United Nations-African Union Peacekeeping Partnership, as Special Representative Presents Recent Developments

Russian Federation Rejects External Peace ‘Formulas’, as United States Rules Out Use of Assessed Contributions without Benchmarks

Extolling the virtues of a strong partnership between the United Nations and the African Union, members of the …

South-South Cooperation Offers Path to Balancing Growth, Deputy Secretary-General Says on United Nations Day, Urging Greater Partnership in Tackling Inequity

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, on United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation, in New York today:

Today we celebrate the achievements of South-South cooperation for sustainable development.

The …