Category Archives: Messages

UN Secretary-General’s Spokesman on African Union reforms

By | 23 November 2018

Statement attributable to the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General on African Union reforms The Secretary-General commends the African Union and particularly the Chairperson of the African Union, President Paul Kagame, and the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, for the progress achieved on the institutional reform of the continental organisation adopted at the 11thExtraordinary… Read More »

The Secretary General message on Africa Industrialization Day, 20 November

By | 20 November 2018

Inclusive and sustainable industrial development is critical for achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Africa. It generates jobs, reduces poverty, hunger and inequality, empowers women, expands opportunities for young people, while also improving health, safeguarding the environment and tackling climate change.

The Secretary-General Message On World Cities Day 31 October 2018

By | 30 October 2018

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Paris Agreement on climate change, the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and the New Urban Agenda together provide a roadmap for a more sustainable and resilient world.  How our cities develop will have significant implications for realizing the future we want.

Representatives from governments, technology, business and civil society to address Internet’s role in widening distrust among people

By | 22 October 2018

United Nations Department of Public Information • New York Cybersecurity and Fake News to Dominate List of Concerns at Internet Governance Forum Representatives from governments, technology, business and civil society to address Internet’s role in widening distrust among people   12-14 November  Paris, France    Facing growing concerns that the Internet is being used as… Read More »