Tag Archives: Environment

General Assembly Takes Action on Second Committee Reports by Adopting 41 Texts, also Passes Overhaul of United Nations Peace, Security Pillar

Increasing Official Development Assistance, Updating Bank Policies to Support 2030 Agenda among Resolutions Approved

Gearing up to implement the international community’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the General Assembly today adopted 41 resolutions and two related decisions aimed …

Secretary-General Calls for Greater Security Council Focus on Emerging Situations, Systematic Pursuit of Conflict Prevention as Sound Investment in Future

Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks at the Security Council open debate on “Addressing Complex Contemporary Challenges to International Peace and Security”, in New York today:

I thank Japan for using its presidency of …

A hard row to hoe for Nigeria to reach food self-sufficiency

On the outskirts of Nigeria’s northern city of Kano is bustling Dawanau, West Africa’s largest grain market. Fortunes change hands here daily, with sacks of millet, sorghum, and cowpeas loaded onto trucks for delivery to …

Sweet Success with Nuclear: Malaysian Farmers to Grow Natural Sugar Substitute

Bangi, Malaysia – Farmers in impoverished communities in East Malaysia will be able to grow a cash crop starting next year – thanks to nuclear science.

Stevia, a natural sugar substitute, is native to South …

Draft agenda – Monday, 15 January 2018 – Strasbourg

Draft agenda
Strasbourg Monday, 15 January 2018 – Thursday, 18 January 2018  213k
Monday, 15 January 2018   Version: Tuesday, 19 December 2017, 14:28

17:00 – 21:00   Debates
Speaking time
1     point Resumption of session and order of business
    point Joint