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Activities of Secretary-General in Ukraine, 8-10 July

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres arrived in Kyiv, Ukraine, from Hamburg, Germany, late in the evening on Saturday, 8 July.

Terrorism, Violent Extremism Hampering Efforts to Improve Infrastructure, Create Jobs in Sahel, Special Representative Tells Security Council

Political Will Needed in Fighting Boko Haram, Delegates Stress, as Bolivia, Russian Federation Warn against Interventionism, ‘Outside Meddling’ Despite laudable progress towards democratic consolidation, the security situation in West Afric...Read More

General Assembly Resolution Reaffirms United Nations Support for New Approach to Cholera in Haiti, Including through Trust Fund

The General Assembly today reaffirmed its support for the Organization’s new approach to cholera in Haiti, including the establishment of the United Nations Haiti Cholera Response Multi-Partner Trust Fund, and invited Member States, donors,...Read More

Secretary-General Launches First-Ever Action Plan for Religious Leaders, Actors on Preventing Incitement to Violence

Secretary-General António Guterres will launch the first-ever action plan designed specifically to enable religious leaders to prevent incitement to violence — the Plan of Action for Religious Leaders and Actors to Prevent Incitement to Vio...Read More

UNITED NATIONS CHILD RIGHTS COMMITTEE URGES ACCOUNTABILITY FOR PLIGHT OF SYRIA’S CHILDREN

GENEVA (20 April 2017) – The United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child has called for accountability for the reprehensible acts being committed against children in Syria. “Yet again, children are bearing the brunt of horrific atta...Read More