Although the COVID-19 pandemic has generated an unprecedented global health, humanitarian and development crisis, it has also revealed the power of women’s leadership, according to the UN Deputy Secretary-General.
SDGs are “taking hold” across the world: UN Deputy chief
A “bold new course” is needed across the UN system to address the challenges of urbanization in the 21st Century, the UN deputy chief said on Tuesday.
"Advancing peace” by advancing empowerment of women: Deputy UN chief
A “moment now of hope” has arrived in the Central African Republic (CAR) which could represent a new era of reconciliation and development.
A US$100 million fund that supports countries emerging from war or political crises is facing a “serious” shortfall, the UN Deputy Secretary-General said on Thursday.
The Peacebuilding Fund has helped a number of African countries recover from conflict and instability.
The Malian government and military opposition movements must both deliver on their promises to forge ahead with a peace deal, the Deputy Secretary General said at a UN meeting on Thursday.