Author Archives: UN Insider
Green Economy: Businesses and governments are accelerating investment in the green sectors of the economy, a United Nations report unveiled today shows, stressing that the trend will facilitate the transition towards a low-carbon, resource-efficient and socially inclusive global economic model.
Pascoe to travel to Egypt and Tunisia, SG addresses sustainable development in Finland, UNDP’s Clark off to Guinea and Niger and more from UN Direct
On Wednesday, the Security Council will hold a debate on the impact of climate change.
South Sudan becomes 193rd UN Member State, UNICEF’s Lake in Kenya, High Commissioner for Human Rights opens Tunisia rights office and more from UN Direct
UNICEF has lauded the efforts of Uganda, which has become the 20th country since 2000 to have eliminated maternal and neonatal tetanus (MNT).
SG to travel to Spain, DSG addresses AU Summit in Equatorial Guinea, Germany assumes Security Council presidency and more from UN Direct
The Council welcomed yesterday the Iraqi Government’s assumption of full autonomy, as of today, over the proceeds of the development fund set up after the 2003 US-led invasion to meet the country’s humanitarian needs, economic reconstruction and infrastructure repairs.
Special Tribunal for Lebanon submits indictment, SG reiterates support, Syria mandate extended by 6 months and more from UN Direct
The SG today reiterated his concern over the growing number of attacks on schools and hospitals and threats to children in armed conflicts around the world, stating that the UN is considering targeted measures against those who commit such crimes
SG welcomes Sudan agreement, expresses concern over civilian casualties in Afghanistan and more from UN Direct
The SRSG on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Margot Wallström, on Tuesday welcomed the mandate extension of the UN peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO), saying it was crucial that the UN has a continuing presence in the country.
The SG: In Ethiopia over the weekend, the SG is now in the United Arab Emirates. Today he met with Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashed Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, where the two discussed developments in the region, including Syria, Iran, Lebanon, Egypt and Jordan, and in the Middle East Peace Process.