Category Archives: Technology

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

The following is a near-verbatim transcript of today’s noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General.**Trip Announcement I’ll start off with a trip announcement. The Secretary-General will depart New York on 26 June for...

More Unified, Early Action Key for Preventing Conflict, Reducing Human Suffering, Speakers Tells Security Council, Pointing to High Cost of Managing Crises

The United Nations should explore greater use of conflict prevention and mediation tools enshrined in its founding Charter, speakers told the Security Council today, as it examined the Organization’s long-standing culture of spending billions of dollar...

Secretary-General Urges Security Council to Pursue Conflict Prevention, Mediation as Most Important Tools for Reducing Human Suffering

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the Security Council meeting on conflict prevention and mediation:I thank Kuwait and His Excellency, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, for this opportunity to brie...

Security Council: conflict prevention and mediation

Note: Following are summaries of statements made today in the Security Council meeting on conflict prevention and mediation. A complete summary of this Council meeting will be available later today as Press Release SC/13837.Briefings ANTÓNIO GUTERRES,...

Beginning Coordination, Management Segment, Economic and Social Council Adopts Texts on Social Development, Gender, Non-Governmental Organizations

Commencing its 2019 Management Segment, the Economic and Social Council today adopted seven resolutions and six draft decisions and took up several reports on various topics, including one draft decision it adopted by a recorded vote.The decision title...

Economic and Social Council

Commencing its 2019 Management Segment, the Economic and Social Council today adopted seven resolutions and six draft decisions and took up several reports on various topics, including one draft decision it adopted by a recorded vote.The decision title...

Annual Session of the Executive Board 2019

As prepared for delivery. Mr. President, Members of the Executive Board, colleagues and friends.It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to this session of the UNDP Executive Board.We meet today to consider the first miles travelled of UNDP’s new

Failure to Reduce Emissions Will Lead to Undermining Sustainable Development, Security across Africa, Secretary-General Warns in Message for Africa Day

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for Africa Day, observed on 25 May:Earlier this year, during a visit to Ethiopia, I spent time with schoolgirls from 34 African countries who were learning to code.  They were n...