The European Commission has announced today it will further increase the part of humanitarian funding dedicated to getting children into education in crisis zones around the world. In 2018, 8% of the EU's humanitarian budget will go to education in …Read More
Tomorrow is, no surprise, the start of the General Assembly. We will have Brenden Varma, speaking on behalf of the PGA [President of the General Assembly], brief you as soon as I am done. The Secretary-General does …Read More
Boko Haram Impacts All Facets of Life, Nigeria’s Permanent Representative Stresses
Recent progress against Boko Haram notwithstanding, Africa’s Lake Chad Basin continued to suffer a “staggering” and under-funded humanitarian crisis, the United Nations political affairs chief told the Security Council …Read More
The Economic and Social Council concluded the third round of Coordination and Management meetings of its 2017 session today, adopting eight decisions on civil society’s participation within the United Nations and filling vacancies on several of its subsidiary bodies.
In …Read More
Briefing Member States on the eve of the Economic and Social Council’s coordination and management meeting, Secretary-General António Guterres today presented a raft of proposals aimed at retooling the United Nations development system into one more capable of delivering “tangible …Read More
Despite numerous strategies to improve security, governance and development, the situation in the Sahel remained fragile, speakers in a joint meeting of the Economic and Social Council and Peacebuilding Commission agreed today, amid calls for Governments and international partners to …Read More