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.**General Assembly

The Secretary-General will speak at the opening of the seventy-third session of the General …

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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.**China

The Secretary-General was in Beijing over the weekend, where he spoke at the Forum on China-Africa Coop…

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Security Council Presidential Statement Requests Strategic Review of Central Africa Office Mandate

The Security Council, noting the Secretary-General’s recommendation that the mandate of the United Nations Regional Office for Central Africa (UNOCA) be extended for another three years from 1 September, requested today that he conduct …

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Speakers Highlight Importance of Universal Electricity Access, Disaster Resilience to Achieving Sustainable Development, as High-Level Political Forum Continues

Despite significant progress in Southern Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, the world is not yet on track to achieve universal access to electricity by 2030, as set out in Goal 7 of the Sustainable Development Goals, the Economic and Social Council…

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