Daily Archives: May 22, 2017

World Must Move Beyond ‘Globalization of Exclusion’, UNCTAD President Says, as Economic and Social Council Opens Financing for Development Forum

Populism and xenophobia were challenging global solidarity at a moment when States should be working together to meet the Sustainable Development Goals, speakers stressed today as the Economic and Social Council opened its forum on …

In final address, UN health chief urges world body to ‘remember the people’ behind the facts and figures

22 May 2017 &#150 The outgoing chief of the United Nations health agency today highlighted the relevance of the World Health Organization (WHO), and offered its decision-making body parting advice that included protecting …

Unlock the potential of African entrepreneurs for accelerating Africa’s industrial transformation, says the African Economic Outlook 2017

May 22, 2017

UNDP and the GSMA will consider new business models and mechanisms to support the implementation of the SDGs, and engage governments and mobile industry leaders to increase the social impact of mobile

UN refugee agency ramps up response as Libya’s humanitarian crisis deepens

22 May 2017 &#150 Conflict, insecurity, political instability and a collapsing economy have contributed to the deteriorating humanitarian crisis in Libya, prompting the United Nations refugee agency to announce plans to step-up its presence and …

At Crime Commission, Doha Declaration Global Programme highlights tangible ways in which SDGs are being achieved

22 May 2017 – On the side-lines of this week’s
Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ) a series of events were held to highlight the
Doha Declaration Global Programme and provide attendees with …