Tag Archives: Environment

G7 countries can help smallholders and family farmers access data vital for building resilience

Photo: ©FAO/Giuseppe Carotenuto

FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva (centre) at the G7 Agriculture Ministers meeting.

14 October 2017, Bergamo – Access to reliable information, including on changing weather patterns and market conditions, is essential for empowering farmers, …

Programme of Assistance Meets Increasing Demand for International Law Training with Enhanced Resources, Publications, Regional Courses, Sixth Committee Hears

Through regional courses, online resources and legal publications, as well as a new project producing accessible digital files, the Programme of Assistance in the Teaching, Dissemination and Wider Appreciation of International Law was stepping up …

Global Community Falling Short on Eradicating Hunger by 2030, Speakers Warn, as Second Committee Debates Agriculture Development, Food Security

The world was not on track to eradicate hunger and malnutrition by the international community’s goal of 2030, the Second Committee (Economic and Financial) heard today from many speakers as it took up agriculture development, …

Kicking off ‘Africa Week’ at UN, Guterres says women and youth can unleash continent’s potential

16 October 2017 &#150 Africa must focus on young people, empower women and girls, and be innovative in leveraging resources and financing for development, Secretary-General António Guterres said Monday as the United Nations kicked off …

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

The following is a near‑verbatim transcript of today’s noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary‑General.

**Somalia

This morning at the Africa Event, the Secretary‑General expressed his solidarity with the people of Somalia …

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