Development
New York : The President of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly on Monday set out his 2020 priorities, which aim to make the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) a reality by the start of the next decade. more
Partnerships with civil society and youth ‘essential’ for a future that leaves no one behind: General Assembly President

New York, Aug 29 (JEN): Partnerships with civil society and youth are essential to achieving the goals of key UN-backed international agreements, such as the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable D ...

Advancing multilateralism goes ‘hand-in-hand’ with work of the UN

New York: Revitalizing the United Nations to “strengthen a multilateral rule-based world order” tops a list of priorities the General Assembly President told UN Member States ...

Setting out to ‘transform the world’ in the General Assembly's Second Committee

New York: How is the UN tackling its most ambitious and far-reaching project: the 2030 Agenda to “transform the world”? This is the mammoth responsibility of the UN’s Ge ...

General Assembly adopts text urging greater protection for Palestinians, and deploring Israel’s ‘excessive’ use of force

New York: In an emergency meeting on Wednesday, the United Nations General Assembly adopted an Arab-sponsored resolution calling for greater protection for Palestinians, and deploring any ...

In Doha, General Assembly President spotlights UN ‘sustaining peace’ agenda

New York, Jan 19 (JEN): Conflict is not always linear, with a clear beginning, middle and end, the President of the United Nations General Assembly said Thursday, urging a new approach to ...

General Assembly approves $5.4 billion UN budget for next two years

New York, Dec 28(Just Earth News): Concluding the main part of its 72nd session, the United Nations General Assembly on Sunday took a number of key actions, including approving a nearly $ ...

General Assembly demands all States comply with UN resolutions regarding status of Jerusalem

New York, Dec 21(Just Earth News): By an overwhelming majority, Member States in the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday “demanded” that all countries comply with Secu ...

Migration, UN reform and sustainable development among 2018 priorities, says Assembly President

New York, Dec 21(Just Earth News): Safe migration, conflict prevention, sustainable development and United Nations reform will be the priorities of the 72nd UN General Assembly over the c ...

General Assembly, Security Council fill final vacancy on ‘World Court’

New York, Nov 21(Just Earth News): The General Assembly and the Security Council On Mondayelected the fifth judge to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) concluding the 2017 elections ...