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Istanbul Mediation Conference

Statement delivered by Asako Okai at the Istanbul Mediation Conference, 'Peace Mediation in the New Normal' #UN75  


Top UN economists warn of crises of our own making if global “megatrends” left unchecked

Five human made “megatrends” will continue to dominate and frustrate global efforts to put the world on a more sustainable and prosperous path, unless urgent policy interventions to influence them…  


People’s recovery must be prioritized over physical reconstruction in response to the Beirut port explosion, says UNDP report

Recovery efforts from the Beirut port explosion of 4 August must look beyond the reconstruction of buildings and infrastructure to ensure a people-centred response, according to a new UNDP report.  


UNDP Photoville exhibit shines a light on the far-reaching consequences of COVID-19

This year’s UNDP exhibit shines a spotlight on the COVID-19 pandemic’s effects as it sweeps over the rich and the poor—from the deserted streets of the mighty economic engine of New York City to the…  


Youth2030 Strategy Second Anniversary

Statement delivered by Haoliang Xu on the occasion of the second anniversary of the launch of Youth 2030 Strategy and briefing to UN Member States, co-hosted by Permanent Missions of Slovakia and Sri…  


New UN Multi-Partner Trust Fund for Coral Reefs

A new, first of its kind fund to protect coral reefs was officially launched today on the sidelines of the 75th Session of the UN General Assembly, with a coalition of partners convening to mobilise…  


Equator Prize highlights indigenous and local solutions at UN Nature Summit

This year’s Equator Prize Award Ceremony will honor 10 outstanding indigenous and local groups from 10 countries, each showcasing innovative, nature-based solutions for tackling biodiversity, climate…  


Urban Development and Future Cities: Towards Building Back a Better Post COVID-19 Kuwait

Statement Delivered by Haoliang Xu at the #UN75 Talks Urban Development and Future Cities: Towards Building Back a Better Post COVID-19 Kuwait  


Historic $890 million Sustainable Development Goals Bond issued by Mexico

Mexico issued the groundbreaking seven-year SDG Bond for a total value of USD 890 million, resources that will be transferred from private funds to finance SDG-oriented programs.  

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