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Concern grows for women and children fleeing Cameroon

Geneva, 19 January 2018 – This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson William Spindler – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today’s press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

With the number of people fleeing English-speaking […]

Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta H. Fore following two-day visit to conflict-ravaged South Sudan

Juba/Nairobi/New York, 19 January 2018 – “I have just spent two days in South Sudan where I saw firsthand how four years of conflict have left children sick, hungry and on the brink of death.

“The impact of the relentless violence has been devastating. I met a mother […]

Humanitarian Situation in DR Congo Reaches Breaking Point as Funding Gap Remains Enormous

Kinshasa, 17 January 2018 – The humanitarian situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has deteriorated dramatically over the past year due to a massive escalation of conflict and widespread insecurity. Extreme violence has spread to areas typically considered stable, such as the provinces […]

Remarks at launch of Report “Making Migration Work For All”

11 January 2018

Secretary-General António Guterres

I am very pleased to be with all of you to present the report, “Making Migration Work For All”.

This serves as my principal input to the zero draft of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration.

The adoption […]

UN Agencies in Denmark

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The Sustainable Development Goals

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) build on the success of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and aim to go further to end all forms of poverty. The new Goals are unique in that they call for action by all countries, poor, rich and middle-income to promote prosperity while protecting the planet. Read about the Goals here.