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UN announces worldwide search for exceptional Young Leaders to drive implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals

The Young Leaders programme places a spotlight on young people between the ages of 18-30 from around the world, and across many different issues, who are leading positive change towards a sustainable future The United Nations announced on Saturday that it was seeking applications for its second class of Young …

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Talk of African renaissance ‘misplaced and premature,’ Eritrea tells UN Assembly

Africa remains the most marginalized of all continents, and therefore talk of an ‘African Renaissance’ and of ‘fastest growing economies’ is misplaced and premature, Eritrea’s top foreign affairs official told the United Nations General Assembly today. “We should not flatter ourselves, or allow others to flatter us,” said Minister for …

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Act now to realize women’s economic rights: UN Secretary-General

It is time to take “concrete measures” to realize gender equality and women’s rights in the economy, the UN Secretary-General said in New York on Tuesday. António Guterres was speaking at a roundtable discussion looking at actions and commitments needed to bring about women’s economic empowerment, held on the sidelines …

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Crisis in School Meals Financing for West & Central Africa Puts Young Generation At Risk, WFP Warns

More than 1.5 million vulnerable children across West and Central Africa risk going to school hungry or dropping out altogether, due to lack of financing for nourishing school meals from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), the agency announced at the start of the 2017-2018 school year. Altogether, WFP’s …

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Next phase of training to bolster military engineering capacity for peacekeeping to commence on 29 May 2017

The project – launched by the United Nations Department of Field Support with support from Japan, Switzerland and Kenya – is designed to train and equip African military engineers to be deployed to peacekeeping missions  All current and future African TCCs will eventually be eligible to benefit from the project …

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