Amina Mohammed

‘We need to do more’ to transform the world, deputy UN chief tells African audiences

During her current trip to South Africa, Deputy-Secretary-General Amina Mohammed has spoken at several events in Johannesburg, on the importance of the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development - the UN’s blueprint to end extreme poverty, fight injustice, and protect the planet, ensuring that no one is left behind.

‘Nexus’ of security and climate change impacts fisherwomen on Lake Chad

UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed has seen first-hand how the ‘nexus’ of security and climate change is affecting the lives of poor women in the Lake Chad basin area who depend on fishing for their livelihoods.

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News in Brief 29 January 2018

Accessing food in war zones, continuing to “deteriorate”

The ability to find food in the world’s war zones continues to “deteriorate”, meaning that humanitarian efforts are “extremely critical”.

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News in Brief 8 September 2017 (PM)

SDGs are “taking hold” across the world: UN Deputy chief

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News in Brief 10 August 2017 (AM)

"Advancing peace” by advancing empowerment of women: Deputy UN chief

The UN deputy chief briefed the Security Council this Thursday on the “first-of-its kind” high level mission to Africa which she led last month, devoted to advancing the empowerment of women.

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UN Gender Focus: women's role in peace in Africa, women empowerment in India and UK student fights for gender equality

UN deputy chief underscores women’s role in peace, security in Africa

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UN Gender Focus: education, FGM and gymnastics for peace

Girls and boys are missing out on education: UN deputy chief

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Rape survivors should never face “prison of stigma”

Survivors of rape or sexual slavery should never again face “the prison of stigma” described by some of them as a “living death”, the acting UN special envoy on sexual violence in conflict, has said.

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“We must reinvent ourselves” to serve world better: UN deputy chief

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development requires the UN system to “reinvent” itself in order to better serve Member States.

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