Senegal and France to host Global Partnership for Education Financing Conference

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) is delighted that the governments of Senegal and France will co-host its financing conference, which will take place on February 8,

Bill and Melinda Gates Host Inaugural ‘Goalkeepers’ Event to Engage a New Generation of Leaders in the Fight Against Poverty and Disease

Prime Minister Trudeau and President Obama join other leaders from business, technology, media and entertainment to help speed progress toward the ‘Global Goals’

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, …

Le Sénégal et la France co-présideront la Conférence de financement du Partenariat mondial pour l’éducation

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Le Partenariat mondial pour l’éducation (GPE) se réjouit du parrainage conjoint par les gouvernements du Sénégal et de la France de sa Conférence de financement, qui aura

UN chief calls for ‘meaningful’ youth engagement in peace efforts, not just symbolism

Young people must be meaningful partners in conflict prevention and sustaining peace, and the United Nations should think outside the box on how to relate to youth globally, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told a ministerial event …

Better Prevention, Mediation, Peacebuilding Can Reduce ‘Unrealistic and Dangerous’ Demands on Peacekeepers, Secretary-General Tells Security Council

Following are UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ remarks at the Security Council high-level open debate on Peacekeeping Operations Regarding the Reform of United Nations Peacekeeping: Implementation and Follow-Up, in New York today:

I thank this month’s …

No one country can resolve global challenges single-handedly, Zambia stresses at UN Assembly

Reaffirming Zambia’s commitment to international cooperation to address the challenges facing the planet, the country’s President today called on world leaders to come together and act boldly for the sake of the shared future.

In …

Reshape Finance According to World’s Urgent Collective Needs, Secretary-General Stresses at High-Level Event on Funding 2030 Agenda

Following are UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ remarks at the high-level event titled Financing the 2030 Agenda: the role of the United Nations, in New York today:

It is an enormous pleasure to be with you …

Africa’s Ties to North Korea Extend Beyond Isolated Military Deals

WASHINGTON � As the U.N. investigates at least seven African countries for possible violations of United Nations sanctions on North Korea, many other countries across the continent have, in recent years, deepened their economic ties …

Free broadcast-quality video – South Africa: A new programme in support of vulnerable women and children launched in Botshabelo, the second largest township after Soweto

A pilot programme for the support of vulnerable women and children has been launched on Friday 15 September in Botshabelo, the second largest township after Soweto. The objective of the Thari programme is to enable …