Daily Archives: September 1, 2015

General Assembly hands over draft global sustainability agenda to UN Member States

1 September 2015 – The United Nations General Assembly today approved a resolution sending the draft ‘2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development’ to Member States for adoption later this month, bringing the international community “to the cusp of decisions that can help realize the… dream of a world of peace and dignity for all,” according to

Press Releases: South Sudan: United States Calls for Adherence to the Cease-fire

The United States condemns the recent fighting in Jonglei State and Upper Nile State in South Sudan. We call on all parties to immediately cease provocative action and hostile engagement, and to further develop security arrangements at the planned security workshop starting September 5. The recent cease-fire declarations by the Government of South Sudan and

News in Brief 01 September 2015 (PM)

Business Meeting

1 Sep 2015 Listen / UN Human Rights High Commissioner Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein in his official visit to the Central African Republic. Photo: MINUSCA UN affirms solidarity following deadly attack on AU troops in Somalia A deadly attack on African Union peacekeepers in Somalia has been strongly condemned by the UN representative in the

Helen Clark: Statement to the Second Regular Session of the UNDP Executive Board

01 Sep 2015 Mr. President,Members of the Executive Board,Colleagues. I am delighted to welcome you to the Second Regular Session of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Executive Board. Since we met in June at the Annual Session of the Executive Board: • the final “Millennium Development Goals (MDG) report,” issued by the United Nations