Restoring Biodiversity ‘Defining Challenge of Our Time’, United Nations Official Says as Second Committee Takes Up Sustainable Development

11 Oct

Protecting nature and biodiversity are critical not only to sustainable development, but to the future of humanity and the planet, delegates stressed as the Second Committee (Economic and Financial) took up sustainable development and heard reports on the topic 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.