In Sudan, at least 100 trucks of humanitarian assistance reached their destinations in several states, including the capital, Khartoum. They carried 2,600 tons of supplies, including nutrition, water, sanitation and health items for up to 2 million men, women and children.
Today, two inter-agency convoys, facilitated by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, delivered medicine, emergency shelter kits, blankets, sleeping bags, hygiene kits and solar lamps to 5,000 residents in two towns in the southern Khersonska oblast that had been heavily impacted by fighting.
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres departed New York for Lisbon on Friday, 24 June. He would attend the 2022 United Nations Ocean Conference, which aimed to incentivize action to propel much needed science-based innovation solutions aimed at starting a new chapter of global ocean action.
The new Permanent Representative of Portugal to the United Nations, Ana Paula Zacarias, presented her credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.
The following statement by Secretary-General António Guterres was issued today:
A new United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) report based on data from 57 countries finds that a quarter of women are not able to make their own decisions about accessing health care, and nearly one in ten is unable to make her own choices about using contraception.
United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres was in Portugal on Saturday, 11 January, to take part in the ceremony to kick off Lisbon’s designation as European Green Capital 2020.
On 21 June, Secretary-General António Guterres travelled from Geneva to Lisbon, Portugal, where he participated in the World Conference for Ministers Responsible for Youth that took place there on Sunday, 23 June.
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres was in Lisbon on Monday, 5 November.
The World Food Programme (WFP) entered into a partnership with global e‑commerce company Alibaba to support the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 2 (zero hunger). Alibaba Cloud will support the creation of a digital World Hunger Map to monitor global hunger and enhance the efficiency of WFP operations.