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New UN General Assembly President to focus on gender equality, youth empowerment

The President of the 76th session of UN General Assembly, Abdulla Shahid, says he will focus on gender equality, youth empowerment, climate change and...

Stepping up global efforts, only way to safeguard environment – UN President

The President of the UN General Assembly, Mr Volkan Bozkir, says stepping up global efforts to combat land degradation is the only way to...

LDCs call on leaders at UNGA to boldly address climate crisis

“As the world grapples with a pandemic and the worsening climate crisis, international cooperation has never been more important,” says the Chair of the...

39 countries form Alliance for Poverty Eradication

The UN General Assembly has inaugurated the Alliance for Poverty Eradication, aimed at galvanising multilateral and bilateral efforts. The Alliance was the focus of a high-level virtual...

How COVID-19 is affecting progress on gender equality

On Tuesday, July 21, 2020, the UN General Assembly held a virtual multi-stakeholder hearing titled, “Accelerating the Realisation of Gender Equality and the Empowerment...

Rotary commits $75 million to end polio

Rotary International has announced plans to contribute $75 million over three years to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative as part of a worldwide effort to...

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AMAC launches SEACAP project to address climate change impacts

Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) in the Federal Capital Territory on Tuesday, July 5, 2022, launched its Sustainable Energy...
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How to tackle 28m housing deficit in Nigeria – International Human Rights Commission

The International Human Rights Commission (IHRC) says it is in partnership with the federal government to tackle the country’s...

UK urged to transform farmland to boost food resilience, tackle nature crisis

A WWF report reveals that - at a time of global food insecurity - half of the UK's wheat...

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AMAC launches SEACAP project to address climate change impacts

Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) in the Federal Capital...

How to tackle 28m housing deficit in Nigeria – International Human Rights Commission

The International Human Rights Commission (IHRC) says it is...