CONTINUING SESSION, NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS COMMITTEE APPROVES 42 ENTITIES FOR STATUS WITH ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL, DEFERS ACTION ON 40 OTHERS

(AGENPARL) – New York, 24 May 2018 6:50- The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations, on day three of its resumed session, today recommended 42 entities for special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council, while deferring action on the status of 40 others.

STAKEHOLDER COLLABORATION, INNOVATIVE WAYS FOR CREATING INCLUSIVE SOCIETIES KEY TO ACHIEVING 2030 AGENDA, ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL HEARS

(AGENPARL) – New York, 24 May 2018 6:50- Speakers called for stakeholder collaboration and innovative approaches to encouraging inclusion in order to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals, as the Economic and Social Council held a special meeting on participation in development today.

SECURITY COUNCIL 1718 SANCTIONS COMMITTEE AMENDS ONE ENTRY ON ITS SANCTIONS LIST

(AGENPARL) – New York, 24 May 2018 6:50- On 23 May 2018, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1718 (2006) enacted the amendments specified with underline and strikethrough in the entry below on its 1718 Sanctions List of individuals and entities subject to the measures imposed by paragraphs 8(d) and 8(e) of Security Council resolution 1718 (2006) adopted under […]

STABILIZING MALI, TACKLING TERRORISM IN SAHEL REGION HINGES ON LONG-TERM PLAN, SUSTAINED SUPPORT, SENIOR PEACEKEEPING OFFICIAL TELLS SECURITY COUNCIL

(AGENPARL) – New York, 24 May 2018 6:50- Calming the ever-volatile security situation in Mali hinged on a long-term plan matched with predictable funding that would consolidate fragile gains and allow international forces to tackle the spread of terrorism and transnational organized crime which was spreading across borders in the region, the United Nations peacekeeping chief […]

TRANSFORMATION PROMISED IN 2030 AGENDA ONLY ACHIEVED BY ENGAGING ALL ACTORS RIGHT ACROSS SOCIETY, DEPUTY SECRETARY-GENERAL TELLS ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL

(AGENPARL) – New York, 24 May 2018 6:50- Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks at the special meeting of the Economic and Social Council, titled “Towards Sustainable, Resilient and Inclusive Societies through Participation of All”, in New York today:

SECRETARY-GENERAL URGES WORLD LEADERS ‘INSTALL CULTURE OF INTEGRITY FROM TOP DOWN’, AT GENERAL ASSEMBLY DEBATE MARKING ANNIVERSARY OF CONVENTION AGAINST CORRUPTION

(AGENPARL) – New York, 24 May 2018 6:49- Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the General Assembly high-level debate marking the fifteenth anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Convention against Corruption, in New York today: