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Helen Clark: Bishop Sir Paul Reeves Memorial Lecture 2015 on “The promise and challenge of 2015 for sustainable development”

26 Aug 2015

Thank you for inviting me to deliver the Bishop Sir Paul Reeves Memorial Lecture this year. 

My association with Sir Paul began when I was a Cabinet Minister in the 1980s and …

Peace agreement brings new hope for South Sudan

On 26 August, South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has signed the peace agreement endorsed by other South Sudanese parties in Addis Ababa earlier in August 2015. This commitment to engage in a political process is …

UN Warns of Looming Famine in Yemen

Famine does not just mean a lack of food. Rather, it’s a specific designation that is triggered when child malnutrition and mortality rates reach a certain threshold. The World Food Program is now warning that

Press Releases: U.S. Engagement in the 2015 ASEAN Regional Forum

On August 6 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Secretary of State John Kerry led the United States’ delegation to the 22nd Meeting of the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF), an annual gathering of foreign ministers and senior …

Momentum gathers for international agreement to combat rogue fishing

Photo: ©FAO Abdelhak Senna

Fishing boats prepare for the day’s work near Tangiers, Morocco.

30 July 2015, Rome – Growing numbers of countries are ratifying an international agreement to combat illegal fishing, fueling interest in how best to implement …