The United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic deployed a rapid reaction force near Ndélé, Bamingui-Bangoran Prefecture, to protect civilians amid reports of possible attacks by armed groups. The Mission continues to reinforce community protection, including in Ouadda-Djallé, Vakaga Prefecture, through early warning training.
In Mauritius and the Seychelles, the United Nations is ramping up its support to authorities to address the impacts of the rising costs of fertilizers. This is urgent for both countries, which are currently 100 per cent dependent on imported chemical fertilizers.
Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message to the EurAfrican Forum 2022, “Empowering the European Union-Africa Alliance in times of disruption”, in Carcavelos, Portugal, today:
Following is the text of UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s video message to the Side Event on “Indian model of SDG Localization: Toward full implementation of the 2030 Agenda”, on 13 July:
Following is the text of UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s video message to the Local2030 Coalition Side Event at the 2022 High-Level Political Forum, held virtually on 11 July:
Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, to the joint high-level debate “The Africa We Want — Reconfirming the Development of Africa as a Priority for the United Nations”, today:
Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, to the “Sustainable and Development” session during the Pre-Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers Meeting, in Kigali today:
Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the Aswan Forum for Sustainable Peace and Development, in Aswan today:
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) today released new data showing that while reported numbers of refugees and migrants crossing the Mediterranean to Europe are fewer than in 2015, journeys are becoming more fatal.