“One way we can build a better future for children is by empowering them through allowing them to speak up for themselves.”-NELSON MANDELA
Siku ya Kimataifa ya Nelson Mandela itaadhimishwa na Ubalozi wa Afrika Kusini kwa kushirikiana na Umoja wa Mataifa katika shule ya Viziwi iliyopo Buguruni Malapa, jijini Dar es Salaam siku ya Jumatano tarehe 18 mwezi huu. Continue reading
9-18 July 2018, UN Headquarters, New York-Thousands of high-‐level representatives from governments, civil society and the private sector will gather at the annual High-‐level Political Forum (HLPF) this month to take stock of progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and discuss successes, challenges and lessons learnt on the road to a fairer, more peaceful and prosperous world on a healthy planet by 2030.
Forty-‐seven countries will submit their Voluntary National Review (VNRs) -‐ an
important, evidence-‐based platform to highlight national implementation.
NEW YORK, June 22-The United Nations Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People, a subsidiary organ of the UN General Assembly, will convene, with the support of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, the International Conference on the Question of Jerusalem from 26 to 28 June 2018 in Rabat, Morocco. The conference theme is “The Question of Jerusalem after 50 years of Occupation and 25 years of the Oslo Accords”. Continue reading
JUNE 18, 2018-The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the two heinous and cowardly terrorist attacks that took place in Nangarhar, Afghanistan, on 16 and 17 June, which resulted in at least 43 people killed and 45 injured. For one of those attacks, the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da’esh) has claimed responsibility.
Helsinki, Finland, 18 June 2018 – The President of the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Miroslav Lajčák, participated in a panel on the future of multilateralism and the role of the United Nations, as part of the Kultaranta Talks, a foreign and security policy debate hosted by H.E. Mr. Sauli Niinistö, President of the Republic of Finland.
Media Advisory June 13, 2018
Thousands of government, business and civil society leaders will gather at the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development from 9 to 18 July at UN Headquarters in New York to review successes, discuss challenges and mobilize efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. The Forum is the central platform for tracking progress on the Goals at the global level. Continue reading
U N I T E D N A T I O N S N A T I O N S U N I E S
OPENING REMARKS TO THE 11TH SESSION OF THE
CONFERENCE OF STATES PARTIES TO THE
CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
New York, 12 June 2018
Ladies and Gentlemen,
It is my pleasure to join you at this 11th session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
This Convention protects the rights of some
1.5 billion people around the world, and is one of the most widely-ratified international human rights treaties, with 177 ratifications since its adoption in 2006. Continue reading
GEBZE, TURKEY, 4 June 2018-“Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen,On behalf of the United Nations, I am delighted to participate in this significant milestone. With this ceremony to mark the operationalisation of the Technology Bank for the Least Developed Countries, we celebrate today the achievement of the first target of the 2030 Agenda, SDG target 17.8.
This is a tangible materialization of an important aspiration of the Least Developed Countries and their partners. Continue reading
NEW YORK, MAY 8 2018-“I am deeply concerned by today’s announcement that the United States will be withdrawing from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and will begin reinstating US sanctions.