Category Archives: Society

Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator, Speech at a meeting with Danish Ambassadors

Aug 21, 2017

Supporting youth empowerment and engagement with the SDGs in all development is critical to 2030 Agenda. Photo: UNDP

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I am honoured to address this distinguished group, representing a …

No food, #NotATarget, and what next in Zimbabwe: The Cheat Sheet

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The “depressing equilibrium” of aid worker attacks

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Democratic Republic of Congo Grappling with Heavily Networked Armed Groups Funded by Gold Smuggling, Security Council Hears, as Expert Body Mourns Slain Members

Government Collaborating with United Nations, but Opposes Proposed Independent Probe of Killings, Stresses Vice-Prime Minister

Tremendous challenges were facing the Democratic Republic of Congo, with the dynamics of the conflict ever-changing, an illicit trade in …

Security Council Welcomes ‘Free and Fair’ Kosovo Polls as Special Representative Urges Immediate Formation of New Government

Serbia’s Deputy Prime Minister Stresses Mission’s Continuing Importance, as Pristina Joins Key Members in Calling for Its End

Welcoming Kosovo’s recent free and fair elections, the head of the United Nations mission there stressed today …

On Nelson Mandela International Day, UNODC highlights the plight of prisoners and the continued need for prison reform

18 July 2017 – Since 2010, the United Nations has celebrated today as
Nelson Mandela International Day to recognize the birthday of South Africa’s former President and his outstanding contribution to a culture of peace …

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