Deputy Secretary-General, at Lake Chad Basin Roundtable, Urges Donors to Fund $1.5 Billion Humanitarian Appeal for Strife-Torn Region

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the ministerial round table on Nigeria and the Lake Chad region, in New York today:

Welcome to this high-level event on the humanitarian situation in Nigeria …

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Terrorism, Other Security Threats Diverting Scarce Funds from ‘Staggering’ Lake Chad Basin Humanitarian Crisis, Political Affairs Chief Tells Security Council

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 …

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General Assembly Concludes New Agenda for Cities Meeting by Focusing on Role of Stakeholders in Advancing Sustainable Urbanization Policies

Local governments, civil society groups and others working to implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development — including its targets related to urbanization — required United Nations support underpinned by a “spirit of inclusiveness and a universality of purpose”, the …

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Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

The following is a near-verbatim transcript of today’s noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General.

**Press Encounter Today

As you know, the Secretary-General is meeting at 12:30 p.m. with the Foreign Minister of Venezuela.  Following that, we …

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Holistic Solutions in Addressing Gender-Based Violence Key to Tackling Multiple Crises in Nigeria, Democratic Republic of Congo, Security Council Told

Sexual Crimes ‘No Longer in the Shadows’, Says Bolivia, As Deputy Secretary-General Briefs on Bid to Drive Women, Peace, Security Agenda

Donors, neighbouring countries and other partners must invest in holistic solutions to the multiple crises faced by Nigeria and …

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