The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says more children and women were abducted for ransom between January and August 2021 than during the entire 2020. UNICEF estimates based on official sources say 71 women and 30 children were abducted in the first eight months of 2021, and 59 women and 37 children in 2020.
Following is the text of UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina J. Mohammed’s video message to the World Food Day 2021 observance, in New York today:
Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks at the Global Citizen event today:
Under the leadership of Secretary-General António Guterres, the United Nations Food Systems Summit took place on Thursday, 23 September 2021. It was a completely virtual event during the General Assembly high‑level week.
Following is the text of UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s video message to the “Food is the Future” side event of Youth and Action Tracks ahead of the United Nations Food System Summit, held today:
Following is a transcript of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ press conference, held in New York today: