FAO, states, farmers, expert canvass zero hunger, infrastructure, jobs, others
The Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO), an organ of the United Nations (UN), some states of the federation and experts have canvassed zero hunger, better infrastructure, jobs creation, and others, urging global leaders to address malnutrition in all countries of the world.
UN may run out of money by end of the month: Guterres
The United Nations is running a deficit of $230 million, Secretary General Antonio Guterres said on Monday, and may run out of money by the end of October.
World leaders meet in U.S. on access to health services
Ahead of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly high-level meeting on Universal Health Coverage (UHC), which begins today in New York, United States, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and partners have advised that an additional $200 billion (N70 trillion) should be invested...
Anambra State gets sexual assault referral centre from UN
In a bid to curb rising incidence of sexual and gender-based violence, the European Union Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption (RoLAC) programme has inaugurated a Sexual Assault Referral Centre for Robust Outcome (SARC) in Enugwu-Ukwu, Njikoka Council of Anambra State.
The importance of International Peace Day
In recent times, world peace has come under different threats of natural disaster, war, poverty and hunger, inequality and climate change among others. These threats have been the norm in some parts of the world. Other parts of the world have found different ways to co-exist despite these raging challenges.
Mother or baby die in child birth every 11 seconds: UN
Global child and maternal deaths have fallen sharply in recent decades, but new UN statistics released Thursday show unequal progress, with more than five childbirths a minute ending in tragedy.
UN correspondents fete new UNGA President, Muhammad-Bande
The United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) on Wednesday evening in New York hosted the new President of the General Assembly (PGA), Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande, to an informal interactive session.
74th UNGA: Nigeria’s Muhammad-Bande takes over as president
Ms Maria Espinosa, the President of the 73rd UN General Assembly, on Monday handed over to Nigeria’s Muhammad-Bande, who will lead the 74th session of the assembly in the next one year.
Global leaders seek urgent action on climate adaptation
A new Global Commission on Adaptation report finds that investing $1.8 trillion globally from 2020 to 2030 in five areas could yield $7.1 trillion in net benefits. Leaders from the Global Commission on Adaptation call on governments and businesses to take urgent action to innovate and advance climate adaptation solutions in light of new research findings.