Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

16 Apr

United Nations humanitarian staff in Nigeria continue to receive alarming reports of clashes between insurgent groups and the armed forces in the town of Damasak in Borno State.  Recently, they say, non-State armed groups have been searching house to house, reportedly looking for civilians identified as aid workers.

Deputy Secretary-General Salutes Nigeria’s First Lady for Modelling Women’s Leadership, at Launch of Her Biography ‘Aisha Buhari:  Being Different’

8 Apr

Following is the text of UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s video message at the presentation of the book Aisha Buhari:  Being Different and the Summit on the Emerging Trend on the Role of the First Lady in National Development, today:

Deputy Secretary-General Calls for ‘Stronger and Fairer’ Revenue Base,Progressive Policies amid COVID-19, Opening Nigeria Tax Dialogue

21 Jan

Following is the text of UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed’s message on the importance of domestic resource mobilization for the Sustainable Development Goals, at the opening of Nigeria’s tax dialogue, held today:

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary General

15 Dec

Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayeh and Acting Humanitarian Coordinator for the Occupied Palestinian Territory Lucia Elmi launched a $417 million Humanitarian Response Plan to help 1.8 million people over the coming year. The latest assessment found that 2.45 million Palestinians - 47 per cent of the population - need aid.