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UN Secretary-General’s message on World Diabetes Day

By | 14 November 2019

14 November 2019: More than 420 million people suffer from diabetes, a treatable and often preventable disease largely driven by unhealthy diets, physical inactivity and poor access to health services and medicines. Most of those affected live in low- and middle-income countries.

Nairobi summit: Women’s empowerment a ‘game changer’ for sustainable development

By | 13 November 2019

The Kenyan capital is hosting a three-day summit to mark 25 years since the landmark International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD). The conference, held in Cairo, produced a Programme of Action which recognized that reproductive health, women’s empowerment and gender equality are critical to sustainable development. Ms. Mohammed said it must be carried forward: “Achieving gender… Read More »

Investors’ Alliance

By | 11 November 2019

OP-ED by UN Secretary-General, António Guterres This piece originally appeared in the Financial Times under the headline ‘Progress toward sustainable development is seriously off-track’. People around the world are taking to the streets to protest against rising living costs and real or perceived injustice. They feel the economy is not working for them — and… Read More »