Capitalize on ‘Constructive Impatience’ of Young Women to Create Tangible, Lasting Change, Deputy Secretary-General Urges Action Zone Event

24 Sep

Following is the text of UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s video message for the Restless Development United Nations General Assembly Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Action Zone Event “Past, Present, Futures: Intergenerational Resilience Across Beijing +25”, on 24 September:

Sahel, Lake Chad Region Walking ‘Tightrope of Survival’ as Result of Environmental Degradation, Humanitarian Organization President Tells Security Council

17 Sep

It is starkly evident that people affected by conflict are also disproportionately impacted by climate shocks, the head of an international humanitarian organization told the Security Council in a 17 September videoconference meeting, calling for more in-depth policy reflections on the links between environmental degradation, climate risk, humanitarian needs, and peace and security.