The Secretary-General condemns in the strongest terms the suicide-vehicle attack perpetrated against the camp of the Operational Coordination Mechanism this morning in Gao. The camp housed over 600 individuals designated by the three signatory parties to the peace agreement to start mixed patrols in Gao region. While the exact number of casualties remains to be… Read More »
United Arab Emirates selected to host next Forum (Cape Town, 18 January) — The inaugural United Nations World Data Forum is concluding today with the launch of a global plan for better data to improve people’s lives, and new ideas and solutions to boost the collaboration, resources and policies needed to put it into action.
WFP Executive Director Ertharin Cousin UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O’Brien WHO Director-General Dr Margaret Chan United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi DAVOS, Switzerland, Monday January 16, 2017– While efforts to fully implement a ceasefire in Syria continue, we again appeal for immediate, unconditional,… Read More »
UN World Data Forum to launch new action plan and innovative data solutions to improve lives Over 1,500 data leaders from government, business, science and civil society to collaborate on challenges and initiatives