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4 July 2019

Kyrgyzstan ends statelessness in historic first

Geneva, 4 July 2019 - In a breakthrough in the global fight against statelessness, the Kyrgyz Republic has today become a leading example of how statelessness can be eradicated by bringing the number of stateless people in the country from 13,000 to zero in just five years.In a ceremony this morning in the capital, Bishkek, [...]

13 June 2019

The 2018 Annual Statistical Report on UN Procurement – Where did the UN spend 18bn last year?

11 June 2019 - United Nations (UN) organizations spent $18.8 billion on goods and services over the year 2018, according to a new report published by UNOPS on behalf of the UN system. The 2018 Annual Statistical Report on UN Procurement analyzes the total annual UN spend on goods and services. The report also [...]

11 June 2019

Refugees and migrants from Venezuela top 4 million: UNHCR and IOM

Geneva, 07 June 2019 - The number of Venezuelans leaving their country has reached 4 million, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and IOM, the International Organization for Migration, announced today. Globally, Venezuelans are one of the single largest population groups displaced from their country. The pace of the outflow from Venezuela has been staggering. [...]

28 March 2019

Climate and SDGs Synergy Conference in Copenhagen 1-3 April

28 March 2019 - Experts and leaders gather in Copenhagen for a global conference that aims to link climate action and sustainable development agendas more closely What: Facing the increasing urgency to limit global temperature rise to 1.5° Celsius, global experts and leaders on climate change and sustainable development will come together at UN [...]