Following is the text of UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s video message to “Ensuring the educational success of girls in Niger”, in New York today:
Women and gender issues
Following is UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s message for the annual meeting of the United Nations General Assembly Platform of Women Leaders: “Transformative Solutions by Women Leaders to Today’s Interlinked Challenges”, in New York today:
Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, to the meeting of the Africa-Europe Foundation Women Leaders Network at the seventy-seventh session of the General Assembly, in New York today:
The World Food Programme’s first humanitarian shipment of grain from Ukraine, delivered under the Black Sea Grain Initiative, has arrived in Ethiopia and will be distributed in the coming weeks. The shipment will support one month of assistance to over 1.5 million people who have been displaced by drought and conflict.
In Thailand, the United Nations is helping authorities improve green technologies. The Organization is partnering with nearly 300 companies to cut food waste by up to 10 per cent.
The United Nations is stepping up its response to severe rains and flooding across Pakistan which have reportedly killed over 1,000 people, including hundreds of children. The situation is expected to worsen with more ongoing rainfall.
The United Nations has announced that Chief Warrant Officer Alizeta Kabore Kinda of Burkina Faso will receive the 2022 United Nations Woman Police Officer of the Year Award on 31 August.
The Special Representative for the Secretary-General in Colombia told the Security Council that, in a mostly peaceful election, Colombians elected their new President, Gustavo Petro. The electoral outcomes also included the largest ever share of women, close to 30 per cent of lawmakers.
Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the Rise and Spotlight Initiative art exhibit reception, in New York today: