Argentina

Tackling femicide in Argentina: a UN Resident Coordinator blog

Tackling violence against women is crucial to realizing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In January, the United Nations launched a Decade of Action to support meeting the 17 goals by 2030. 

News in Brief 22 May 2019

  • Fighting hate crimes in the courts: UN justice experts meet at Vienna conference
  • UK Government austerity measures have led to ‘record levels of hunger and homelessness’ : independent UN expert
  • Algeria and Argentina officially recognized as malaria-free
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Peacekeeping: A 'great opportunity' to develop professionally and personally

A senior commander from Argentina, who has been deployed to the United Nations peacekeeping mission on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, has said that serving the UN is a “great opportunity” to develop professionally and personally.

UN launches ‘South-South Galaxy’ knowledge-sharing platform in Buenos Aires

When countries of the Global South forged an historic technical cooperation deal among themselves 40 years ago, digital technology was a thing of the future, but developing nations have come a long way since then.

‘Landscape without wildlife is just scenery’, says new UN envoy

UN Environment has a new patron with a remarkable track record of working with businesses and Governments to protect and conserve national parks - Kristine Tompkins, the first-ever UN Environment Patron of Protected Areas.

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‘We bear responsibility for a fruitful future,’ says Argentine leader at UN Assembly

Addressing the 72nd annual general debate at the United Nations General Assembly, the Vice-President of Argentina, Gabriela Michetti, set out her vision for the future, expressed her passion for human rights and hope for a prosperous global society

News in Brief 19 May 2017 – (AM) Geneva

Thousands more migrants rescued on Mediterranean Sea crossing

Nearly 3,000 migrants have been saved in a single day after trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea from North Africa to Europe.

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News in Brief 10 March 2017 (PM)

UNHCR assisting thousands of newly displaced in Yemen

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‘You are leaders of today,’ says Ban, urging youth delegates in Argentina to back Global Goals

Young people are at the heart of many of today’s challenges, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today in Buenos Aires, urging a gathering of youth and civil society delegates to claim the new UN Sustainable Development Agenda as their own and to hold their leaders accountable for its implementation.

Ban hails Argentina’s commitment to UN values as illustrated by its actions

On a visit to Argentina, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon applauded the South American today country for its strong partnership with the UN and its cooperation with and support to other countries.