Fourth Committee Approves Programme of Work for Seventy-Sixth Session of General Assembly

30 Sep

The Fourth Committee (Special Political and Decolonization) approved today its work programme for the seventy‑sixth session of the General Assembly, which covers topics ranging from decolonization of the 17 remaining Non‑Self‑Governing Territories and United Nations peacekeeping operations, to the plight of Palestine refugees and Israel’s practices in the occupied Palestinian and other Arab territories.

Secretary-General, Ahead of Climate Change Conference, Urges Governments to Phase Out Coal, Scale Up Nationally Determined Contributions, Financing for Adaptation

30 Sep

Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks at the Pre‑Twenty‑sixth Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP26) in Milan, Italy today: