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“Are we going to be too late for the SDGs?” Mia Mottley asked world leaders at the UN General Assembly on Friday, challenging them to “summon the determination to make the fundamental governance changes” that will turn the vision of sustainable development for all into a 21st century reality. more
At UN Assembly, Nepali Prime Minister urges focus on common goals

Addressing the UN General Assembly on Thursday, Pushpa Kamal Dahal, Prime Minister of Nepal emphasized the importance of collective action in tackling global challenges through peaceful m ...

European Council President says it’s time to put multilateralism back solid ground

The President of the European Council, Charles Michel, appealed on Thursday to the international community to protect the principles of the UN Charter, reform the Organization’s gov ...

Armenia-Azerbaijan: UN calls for ‘credible and durable’ end to fighting in flashpoint region

A senior UN official told the Security Council on Thursday that the wellbeing of civilians caught up in the long-running conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan should be the “overr ...

‘World's breadbaskets’ are sinking, General Assembly chief warns

Although small island States are the most vulnerable to rising sea levels, the scope of those impacted is much wider, the President of the UN General Assembly warned on Thursday.

Ukraine-Russia conflict: President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says Moscow's Security Council veto undermines world body

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Wednesday called for expanding the UN Security Council and reforming the right of veto granted to its permanent members, in his first in-person ...

UN sets out bold solutions to rescue SDG finance

Taking urgent steps to deliver on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, world leaders launched a high level dialogue on Financing for Development on Wednesday.

War in Sudan: ‘Brutal fight’ must end as civilian suffering intensifies

Civilians continuing paying a heavy price as the “senseless violence” between rival militaries continues in Sudan, the UN’s political affairs chief said on Wednesday.

On UNGA margins, world leaders bolster bedrock of international law

At the heart of global diplomacy within the iconic UN Headquarters in New York, another significant yet often less featured deliberation is unfolding this week: the Treaty Event.

Debt crisis in developing countries weighing down SDG push, Rwanda’s Kagame warns

In his address to the UN General Assembly in New York, Rwandan President Paul Kagame discussed the lack of progress toward achieving Sustainable Deveopment Goals (SDGs), reducing conflict ...