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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 …

FAO issues alert over lethal virus affecting popular tilapia fish

Photo: ©FAO/Tony Karumba

Joyce Makaka tends her FAO-assisted fish farm in western Kenya.

26 May 2017, Rome–A highly contagious disease is spreading among farmed and wild tilapia, one of the world’s most important fish for human consumption. …

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 …

Kosovo: UN to create trust fund, following panel report on alleged rights violations by peacekeeping mission

26 May 2017 &#150 Taking into account an expert panel report on alleged human rights violations by the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Kosovo, the Secretary-General has decided to establish a Trust Fund to implement …

Secretary-General to Establish Trust Fund for Displaced Roma, Askhali, Egpytian Communities in Northern Kosovo, Following Human Rights Panel Findings

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

The Secretary-General would like to reiterate his appreciation for the valuable work of the Human Rights Advisory Panel, which examined alleged …

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