Category Archives: Energy & Power

Marking Declaration’s Tenth Anniversary, General Assembly Highlights Achievements, Challenges of Implementing Indigenous Peoples’ Rights on National, Global Stages

Senior United Nations officials joined representatives of the world’s indigenous communities and Member States today as the General Assembly marked the tenth anniversary of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and explored ways …

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Déplacements et visites

 

Lundi 24 avril 2017

Mr Frans Timmermans receives Mr Michael Ignatieff, President and Rector of the Central European University (CEU).

Ms Federica Mogherini in Moscow, …

Speakers in General Assembly Event Urge ‘Dramatic’ Increase in Private Investment, Pooled Resources to Meet $6 Trillion Annual Cost of Sustainable Development Goals

While a daunting $90 trillion would be required to tackle sustainable development challenges in the coming years, speakers at today’s General Assembly Action Event warned that the cost of inaction would ultimately be far deeper, …

About FAO

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The United Nations General Assembly declares the “International Year of Quinoa” with FAO serving as the Secretariat of the IYQ, assisting the International Committee to coordinate the celebrations. Quinoa’s legacy is celebrated at headquarters …

Top UNHCR Official, at General Assembly, Stresses Need to Counter Isolationist Rhetoric Surrounding Refugees in Mediterranean, Reframe Narrative

Speakers underscored a need to reframe the narrative surrounding refugees and irregular migration in the Mediterranean basin, as well as the importance of addressing root causes, as the General Assembly today took up the issue …

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