Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s keynote remarks, as prepared for delivery, to the EU Global Gateway Forum, in Brussels today:
In Gaza, the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs reports the cumulative number of displaced people rose 30 per cent just over the past 24 hours to over 338,000; two thirds are taking shelter in schools run by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).
The UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Ukraine, Denise Brown, visited Hroza today, less than 24 hours after an attack that killed dozens of civilians — calling it a barbaric consequence of the war that 20 per cent of a community can be wiped out in mere seconds. The UN is mobilizing humanitarian aid to civilians in the area.
Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message to the Second Sustainable Blue Economy Investment Forum, in Estoril, Portugal, today:
Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message to the Global Africa Business Initiative, in New York today:
Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development Goals, in New York today:
The UN Children’s Fund reports that in Sudan at least 2 million children have been forced from their homes since the hostilities erupted four months ago, with an average of more than 700 children being newly displaced every hour. In areas with high internal displacement, disease outbreaks, including measles, are resurfacing.
According to the World Food Programme, some 7.3 million food-insecure people could see their situation worsen due to the unfolding crisis in Niger. Humanitarian exemptions to sanctions and border closures are required to avert a rapid deterioration of the food security and malnutrition situation.
Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message to the eighth annual Sustainable Development Goals Business Forum, in New York today:
Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, to the fifth Mid-Year Coordination Meeting of the African Union, Regional Economic Communities and Regional Mechanisms, in Nairobi today: