Amina Mohammed urges older Nigerians to pave way for youth
Mohammed stated this at a Cultural Night organised by Nigerians working at the United Nations System and urged older Nigerians to stop competing with the younger ones for employment opportunities.
Nigeria skeptical as new urban agenda, reform of UN-Habitat top UN talks
The plot thickened still last week on the unfolding controversy over the reform of UN-Habitat, as the General Assembly kicked off a high-level meeting on a new UN approach to the rapidly urbanizing world.
‘Value of water must be better understood’
Over 3,200 participants from 133 countries attended several hundred sessions, shared experiences, and discussed solutions to the world’s most critical water challenges.
UN pledges support for Ogoni cleanup, others
Deputy Secretary General of United Nations (UN), Amina Mohammed made the promise while addressing the directors general and staffers of the Ministry of Environment in Abuja as part of her visit to Nigeria.
AIDS pandemic far from over, says Amina Mohammed
“Achieving our aims on AIDS is interlinked and embedded within the broader 2030 Agenda. Both are grounded in equity, human rights and a promise to leave no one behind,” Mohammed added.
Kayanja: With political will, Nigeria is well placed to achieve SDGs
Federal Government has started seriously by putting in place mechanisms to implement agenda 2030. Already, there is a special adviser to the president on SDGs. The government has also just published economic growth and development plan.
At UN Session, economic empowerment of women takes centrestage
“In this session, the Commission brings renewed focus to the needs of those currently left behind including young women, women affected by gender-based violence, including workplace sexual harassment, women in the informal workforce and care givers.”
Funds stall desertification control projects in three states
Fresh facts have emerged that desertification projects in Bauchi, Jigawa and Sokoto states are being slowed down due to paucity of funds.