Tag Archives: MilleniumGoals

With Africa in spotlight at G7 summit, Secretary-General Guterres urges investment in youth

27 May 2017 &#150 At the Group of Seven (G7) summit in Italy, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today called world leaders to invest in young people, with stronger investment in technology and relevant education …

Concluding First Week of Resumed Session, Non-Governmental Organizations Committee Postpones Action on 4 Groups Seeking Special Consultative Status

The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations today deferred action on the applications of four entities seeking special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council.

The Committee also postponed consideration of three organizations whose applications for …

IGAD Executive Secretary Contributes to EU-East Africa Seminar

May 25, 2017, Djibouti (Djibouti): The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development, H.E. Amb (Eng) Mahboub Maalim, today actively participated in the European Union (EU)-East Africa Regional Seminar held in Djibouti.

This EU-East …

International Cooperation to End Tax Crimes Crucial for Achieving Sustainable Growth Agenda, Speakers Say as Development Financing Forum Concludes

The global movement under way to stamp out international tax fraud was central to ending the booming illegal cross-border flow of money and capital obstructing realization of the Sustainable Development Goals, the Economic and Social …

With focus on natural disasters, UN risk reduction forum opens in Mexico

25 May 2017 &#150 Opening a major United Nations conference on risk reduction in Cancun, Mexico, Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed cautioned that the world would not reach its development goals without tackling climate change and …

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