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No sustainable development or peace without women: UN deputy chief

The world will not be able to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) if half the planet is left behind, the UN Deputy Secretary-General said in Papua New Guinea on Sunday: International Women’s Day.

Sustainability goals can be the ‘wind under the wings’ of the UN at 75: deputy chief

2020 marks the beginning of the UN’s Decade of Action.

In an interview with Conor Lennon from UN News, Amina Mohammed, the Deputy Secretary-General, outlined the many reasons to be positive about the impact the Agenda is having on people’s lives, even if progress has not been as fast as hoped.

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'We will not give up on looking for peace for South Sudan': UN deputy chief

In a visit to South Sudan on Tuesday, the UN Deputy Secretary-General spoke mother-to-mother with displaced women, pledging that she and other senior women leaders from the international community will not give up on the hope for peace for their nation.

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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Outgoing UN deputy chief urges world leaders to end xenophobia

Global leaders are being urged to stop dividing the world into “us” and “them.”

That is the message from outgoing UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson who says farewell to the organization at the end of this year.

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Whole future of the UN is “at stake” over peacekeeping reform

The whole future of the UN is at stake over the modernizing of its peacekeeping operations to face new challenges.

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Safeguarding minority communities in Middle East vital for peace

Attacks on minority communities in strife-torn Middle Eastern nations are a threat to pluralism and stability in the region, according to the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations.

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Dreams of people around the world celebrated in Rockwell drawing

The dreams and aspirations of the people of the world and the role of diplomacy are being celebrated in a drawing that is being exhibited at the UN in New York; that’s according to the Deputy Secretary-General of the organization.

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