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Message On The International Day To End Impunity For Crimes Against Journalists

Thursday, 2 November 2023, 6:03 pm | UN Department of Global Communications

2 November 2023 Journalists and the media fulfill a vital role in society, upholding and enabling democracy and holding power to account. They are essential to strong and accountable institutions and to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. ... More >>

More Than Two Decades After Landmark Agreement, Women Remain Under-represented In Peace Processes

Tuesday, 24 October 2023, 6:20 am | UN Department of Global Communications

United Nations marks anniversary of the Women, Peace and Security resolution, calling for more meaningful participation of women as active agents of peace 23 October 2023 — As the international community marks the 23rd anniversary of the UN Security ... More >>

UN Calls For Urgent Action To Enable Opportunities, Mitigate Risks For Information And Digital Technology

Friday, 13 October 2023, 5:56 am | UN Department of Global Communications

From Internet governance to digital governance, Forum pivots to UN Summit of the Future Kyoto, Japan, 12 October 2023 – Recognizing both the opportunities and risks offered by rapid advancements in information and digital technology, the 18th Internet ... More >>

Internet Governance Forum: Leveraging benefits of AI and digitalisation while mitigating risks

Tuesday, 10 October 2023, 5:51 am | UN Department of Global Communications

Leveraging benefits of rapid advances in artificial intelligence and digitalisation, while mitigating risks underpins UN Forum on Internet Governance Kyoto, Japan, 9 October 2023 – Against a backdrop of growing geopolitical tensions, proliferating ... More >>

With Trillions Needed To Achieve SDGs, World Leaders Gather To Set Out Bold Solutions To Urgently Scale Up Investments

Thursday, 21 September 2023, 9:27 pm | UN Department of Global Communications

UN High-level Dialogue seeks measures to reform the international financial architecture and strengthen global financial safety net amid calls for SDG Stimulus   New York, 20 September – Recognizing the urgency of delivering on the Sustainable ... More >>

Responding To Cascading Global Crises, SDG Summit Launches New Phase Of Accelerated Action On The SDGs

Tuesday, 19 September 2023, 6:40 am | UN Department of Global Communications

World leaders agree to take immediate action to unlock more and better financing for developing countries New York, 18 September – Gathering at the SDG Summit on 18 to 19 September, world leaders agreed today to urgently step up their efforts ... More >>

Science-driven Transformation Pivotal To SDGs Acceleration, Say Scientists In New UN Report

Wednesday, 13 September 2023, 6:25 am | UN Department of Global Communications

New York, 12 September— Ahead of the SDG Summit , a new UN report by an independent group of scientists launched today calls for transformational shifts rooted in science that would urgently reverse course and turbocharge the Sustainable Development Goals ... More >>

The World Is Failing Girls And Women

Friday, 8 September 2023, 6:16 am | UN Department of Global Communications

New figure points to the need of an additional $360 billion in investment per year to achieve gender equality and women’s empowerment by 2030.   Despite global efforts, the world is falling short of achieving gender equality. This year's ... More >>

UN Calls On Global Leaders To Turbocharge Action At Landmark Summit

Wednesday, 9 August 2023, 7:08 am | UN Department of Global Communications

With world off track halfway to achieving Sustainable Development Goals, UN calls on global leaders to turbocharge action at landmark Summit “The SDG Summit in September must be a moment of unity to provide a renewed impetus and accelerated action for ... More >>

UN Secretary-General Creates Scientific Advisory Board For Independent Advice On Breakthroughs In Science And Technology

Friday, 4 August 2023, 6:57 am | UN Department of Global Communications

New York, 03 Aug 2023 – The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced the creation of a new Scientific Advisory Board to advise UN leaders on breakthroughs in science and technology and how to harness the benefits of these ... More >>

World Risks Big Misses Across The Sustainable Development Goals Unless Measures To Accelerate Implementation Are Taken

Tuesday, 11 July 2023, 6:52 am | UN Department of Global Communications

New York, 10 July – Failure to redouble global efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals – the promise of a better world for all – may fuel greater political instability, upend economies and lead to irreversible damage to the natural ... More >>

UN Chief calls for fundamental shift to put world back on track to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

Thursday, 27 April 2023, 6:03 am | UN Department of Global Communications

New York, 26 April 2023 – With countries hammered by the lingering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the climate crisis, a weak global economy, and amplified by the Russian invasion of Ukraine, UN Secretary-General António Guterres sounded the ... More >>

World youth leaders gather at UN for ECOSOC Youth Forum to accelerate COVID-19 recovery and SDG Implementation

Wednesday, 26 April 2023, 5:31 am | UN Department of Global Communications

New York, 25 April 2023 – Returning in-person for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic, over 1,000 young leaders from around the world will be in New York from 25 to 27 April to attend the 2023 Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum. ... More >>

India To Overtake China As World’s Most Populous Country In April 2023, United Nations Projects

Tuesday, 25 April 2023, 5:37 am | UN Department of Global Communications

New York, 24 April 2023 - China will soon cede its long-held status as the world’s most populous country. By the end of this month, India’s population is expected to reach 1,425,775,850 people, matching and then surpassing the population of mainland ... More >>

UN Climate Change Website Now Available in Chinese

Thursday, 20 April 2023, 7:30 pm | UN Department of Global Communications

UN Climate Change News, 20 April 2023 – On the occasion of the UN Chinese Language Day , UN Climate Change today unveiled a new Chinese-language version of its website as part of its efforts to ensure critical climate change information reaches as many ... More >>

Amid A Global Crisis Of Economic Inequality, Gathering At UN To Call For Bold Measures To Close Finance Divide

Wednesday, 19 April 2023, 5:17 am | UN Department of Global Communications

Resources are available to create an inclusive, resilient and prosperous future for all NEW YORK, 17 April – With more than 50 countries held hostage by debt distress or at the risk of debt distress — triggering a great finance divide — world leaders, ... More >>

UN Calls For Game-changing Action To Stem Global Water Crisis

Thursday, 23 March 2023, 6:30 am | UN Department of Global Communications

Innovative solutions, accelerated actions and robust investments top agenda  for water-secure world New York, 22 March – With mounting pressures on water from rising consumption demands, increased pollution and climate change, world leaders, ... More >>

UN Gathering In Doha Concludes, Ushering In New Era Of Solidarity For World’s Least Developed Countries

Friday, 10 March 2023, 7:13 am | UN Department of Global Communications

Doha, 9 March – The Fifth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDC5) in Doha, Qatar ended today with member states committing to measures to deliver on the Doha Programme of Action , a ten-year plan to put the world’s 46 most vulnerable ... More >>

UN Secretary-General Calls For Radical Transformation Of Global Financial System To Tackle Pressing Global Challenges

Saturday, 18 February 2023, 6:59 am | UN Department of Global Communications

UN Secretary-General calls for radical transformation of global financial- system to tackle pressing global challenges, while achieving sustainable development UN Chief reiterates call for G20 countries to agree on $500 billion annual stimulus ... More >>

Confluence Of Multiple Crises Unleashes One Of The Lowest Global Economic Outputs In Recent Decades: UN Flagship Report

Thursday, 26 January 2023, 6:30 am | UN Department of Global Communications

Stronger fiscal measures needed to resuscitate global economy and support development agenda New York, 25 January – A series of severe and mutually reinforcing shocks — the COVID-19 pandemic, the war in Ukraine and resulting food and energy crises, ... More >>





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