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Guterres to convene high-level roundtable on climate action to showcase solutions, progress

As climate impacts worsen around the world, UN Secretary-General António Guterres is convening a roundtable of global climate leaders from government, business and finance,...

Vaccine alone cannot defeat coronavirus, UN chief warns

UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, has warned that vaccine alone cannot defeat the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Guterres gave the warning at a news conference in New...

Guterres unveils new climate change advisory group, charges youth on accountability

The United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, on Monday, July 27, 2020 announced the names of seven young climate leaders – between the ages of...

UN urges accelerated efforts to achieve SDGs

If the world is to eradicate poverty, address climate change and build peaceful, inclusive societies for all by 2030, greater efforts are needed to...

EU, UN, legislators strategise ways to tackle drugs related crime

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) appears to be a major beneficiary of a set of reforms identified by a team of legislators...

Banks, UN seek to promote climate transparency in financial markets

Together with the UN Environment Finance Initiative (UNEP FI), 11 of the world’s leading banks announced on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 a commitment to...

Guterres outlines steps to strengthen UN’s development framework

Stating that the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is the “boldest agenda for humanity” and requires equally bold changes in the United Nations development system, Secretary-General António Guterres...

Amina Mohammed clamours stronger AU-UN partnership to benefit Africa’s youth

Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed on Monday, July 3, 2017 called for the strengthening of the relationship between the African Union (AU) and the United...

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Nigeria’s policy efforts structured to meet SDG 13 on climate action – AfDB

Nigeria’s policy efforts portend well for meeting the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 13 on climate action by 2030. However, risks...
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AfDB provides 42m people improved access to water, sanitation

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has provided about 42 million people with access to improved water and sanitation...

Cloudiness, sunshine will prevail for three days from Friday, says NiMet

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudiness and sunshine from Friday, May 27 to Sunday, May 29, 2022,...

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Nigeria’s policy efforts structured to meet SDG 13 on climate action – AfDB

Nigeria’s policy efforts portend well for meeting the Sustainable...

AfDB provides 42m people improved access to water, sanitation

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has provided about...