Category Archives: Society

Investing in Women, Girls Must Be Central to Efforts for Sustainable Peace, Development, Deputy Secretary-General Tells Security Council

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, to the Security Council meeting on peace and security in Africa, in New York today:

I thank the Security Council for this …

Answer – Use of EU funds for migration policy in Morocco – E-003084/2017

The North of Africa Window of the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa(1) covers Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya and Egypt. The initial EUR 200 million allocated to this window has been intended to cover …

Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator, Remarks at the Japan National Press Club, Tokyo, Japan

Aug 10, 2017

With its emphasis on ‘protection’ and ‘empowerment’ of affected people, Japan is funding both UNDP and UNHCR to help address the Syrian refugee crisis in Turkey, Jordan, Iraq, Lebanon, and the Balkans.

UN Gender Focus: Barbershop Conference, safety in South Sudan UN camps and access to sexual health care

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The Barbershop Conference: Changing the Discourse among Men on Gender Equality. UN Photo/Devra Berkowitz

Barbershop Conference: Changing the conversation around gender equality

Despite years of policies to promote gender equality …

Full Support of Member States Key to Effective Sanctions Regimes, Assistant Secretary-General Tells Security Council

Effective implementation of sanctions required support from all Member States, the Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs told the Security Council today, emphasizing that when used effectively, they should lead to comprehensive political strategies for preventing …

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