Tag Archives: Environment

Climate change requires most urgent mitigation measures, African leaders tell UN Assembly

21 September 2017 &#150 Citing the spate of recent devastating hurricanes, African leaders – from small island States to larger landlocked countries – mounted the podium of the United Nations General Assembly today to call …

Reform vital for achieving sustainable development, Zimbabwe’s Mugabe tells UN Assembly

21 September 2017 &#150 Without deeper international cooperation and reform in the international system, the gap between the rich and the poor will persist, President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe today warned in his address to …

Industrialization can drive growth, sustainable development in Africa, stress UN officials

21 September 2017 &#150 While much of Africa has achieved impressive economic growth, United Nations officials today encouraged countries on the continent to take further action to advance inclusive and sustainable industrial development.

“We all …

UNDP launches study on income inequality in sub-Saharan Africa

Sep 21, 2017

Landmark publication underscores stresses that addressing income disparities in the region will be key to reaching SDGs

New York — It is only by addressing the challenge of income inequality …

Reliable Funding, Regional Integration Vital for Positive Outcomes in African Industrialization, Deputy Secretary-General Tells High-Level Event

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the High-Level Event on African Industrialization, in New York today:

I am pleased to be with you.  Since the turn of …

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