Continuing Resumed Session, Non-Governmental Organizations Committee Recommends 57 Entities for Consultative Status, Defers Action on 26

The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations, continuing its resumed session, today recommended 57 entities for special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council, while deferring action on the status of 26 others and awaitin…

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Resuming Session, Non-Governmental Organizations Committee Recommends 53 Groups for Status with Economic and Social Council, Defers Action on 16 Others

Resuming its 2018 session, the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations today recommended 53 groups for special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council, and deferred action on the status of 16 others.Jorge Dotta (Urug…

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Speakers Consider Proposal for Single Political-Operational Structure as Fifth Committee Examines Reforms to Improve Efficiency of Peace, Security Pillar

Budgets, Cross-Cutting Issues of Peacekeeping Operations Also DiscussedA top United Nations management official today outlined the Secretary-General’s vision for a more integrated approach to conflict prevention and peacebuilding, including a pro…

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Forum on Forests Opens Thirteenth Session Amid Calls to Reinforce Contribution of Woodlands to Sustainable Development

The United Nations Forum on Forests opened its thirteenth session today with speakers challenging Member States to quicken the pace of implementing the United Nations strategic plan for forests (2017-2030), thus contributing to the achievement of …

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Deputy Secretary-General, in Video Message for Launch of African Women Leaders Network, Notes Their Crucial Role to Sustain Peace, Address Climate Change across Region

Following is the text of UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s video message to the second Women Leaders Forum for Africa’s Transformation, in Addis Ababa today:Unfortunately, I could not join you in person today as I had originally hoped. &nbsp…

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