The United Nations General Assembly High-level Dialogue on Financing for Development marks the first four years of the international community’s pursuit of the sustainable development goals (SDG) and mobilizing resources for their achievement.
The Climate Action Summit offers the world an unprecedented opportunity to come together and fix the climate crisis.
Youth are leading the charge against climate change in Pacific island countries that are especially vulnerable to its damaging effects. In Fiji, Vanuatu and Tuvalu, the tropical environment faces cyclones and other threats.
The youth of the world are gathering at the United Nations to call for urgent climate action.
On Saturday 22 September, the UN Youth Climate Summit will be held in New-York.
Touring Abaco island in the Bahamas devastated by Hurricane Dorian earlier this month, the UN Secretary-General António Guterres said “the international support will be absolutely essential” to help communities rebuild and recover.
The financial cost of the damage caused by Hurricane Dorian in The Bahamas “will be in the billions of dollars and The Bahamas cannot be expected to foot this bill alone” UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Friday.
The President of the United Nations General Assembly’s 74th session, Ambassador Tijjani Mohammad-Bande of Nigeria, has set key priorities for ushering in a better future for all.
The 74th UN General Assembly takes places this September, with leaders from around the globe converging on New York to tackle the world’s greatest challenges. Live at: http://webtv.un.org
Hurricane Dorian made landfall in the Bahamas from 1-3 September, devastating the country.
On his last day in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres met with President Felix Tshisekedi and visited the newly elected parliament.