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Global Pledges to Improve Children’s Well Being ‘A Distant Dream’ without Renewed Respect for Their Rights, Notably Protection, Third Committee Speakers Declare

With children's aspirations still falling short of global commitments to improve their well being, and some calling those pledges a distant dream, the Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) continued its debate on children's rights …

World’s Poorest Nations Left Behind in Reaching Sustainable Development Goals, Delegates Stress as Second Committee Begins General Debate

Hampered by such obstacles as trade barriers, debt distress, food insecurity, climate change and meagre resources, the world's poorest countries lagged furthest behind in reaching the Sustainable Development Goals, speakers told the Second Committee (Economic …

World’s Poorest Nations Left Behind in Reaching Sustainable Development Goals, Delegates Stress as Second Committee Begins General Debate

Hampered by such obstacles as trade barriers, debt distress, food insecurity, climate change and meagre resources, the world's poorest countries lagged furthest behind in reaching the Sustainable Development Goals, speakers told the Second Committee (Economic …

Somali Ex-Militant Leader Runs for Political Office

The former No. 2 leader of Somalia-based militant group al-Shabab wants to become president of the country's South West regional state.

Mukhtar Robow, also known as Abu Mansour, made the announcement to hundreds of his …

Somali Ex-Militant Leader Runs for Political Office

The former No. 2 leader of Somalia-based militant group al-Shabab wants to become president of the country's South West regional state.

Mukhtar Robow, also known as Abu Mansour, made the announcement to hundreds of his …

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

The following is a near-verbatim transcript of today's noon briefing by Stephane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General.

**Trip Announcement

Good afternoon. I have a trip announcement. On Saturday 1 September, the Secretary General will leave …

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

The following is a near-verbatim transcript of today's noon briefing by Stephane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General.

**Trip Announcement

Good afternoon. I have a trip announcement. On Saturday 1 September, the Secretary General will leave …

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

The following is a near-verbatim transcript of today's noon briefing by Stephane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General.

**Trip Announcement

Good afternoon. I have a trip announcement. On Saturday 1 September, the Secretary General will leave …