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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 …

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

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 …

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 …

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 …

Closing Digital Gap Vital to Attaining Sustainable Development, Speakers Stress, as Economic and Social Council Opens Forum on Science, Technology, Innovation

Closing the digital divide between the “haves” and the “have nots” — notably the billions of people who lack Internet access — will require coherent policies and frameworks that keep …

Nations, Stakeholders Must Tackle Drivers of Deforestation while Striking Balance with Economic Growth, Chair Says as Forum Begins Session

Convening two years after the adoption of a landmark strategic plan for the planet’s woodlands, the United Nations Forum on Forests opened its fourteenth annual session today amid renewed commitments …

Nations, Stakeholders Must Tackle Drivers of Deforestation while Striking Balance with Economic Growth, Chair Says as Forum Begins Session

Convening two years after the adoption of a landmark strategic plan for the planet’s woodlands, the United Nations Forum on Forests opened its fourteenth annual session today amid renewed commitments …