News headlines for “Sustainable Development”, page 3

  1. ‘Now is the time to unleash Africa’s peace power’ Guterres tells Security Council

    - UN News

    Peace is the key to unlocking Africa’s future and for strengthening the continent’s voice and influence in building peace globally, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday.

  2. ‘All hands on deck’ in Antigua and Barbuda as small island States chart course to resilient prosperity

    - UN News

    Leaders from small island developing States worldwide will converge on the shores of Antigua and Barbuda in the Caribbean this weekend to deliver a bold new plan of action to build resilience on the road to the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  3. Small Island Developing States can be Nature-Positive Leaders for the World

    - Inter Press Service

    UNITED NATIONS, May 22 (IPS) - Small island developing states (SIDS) are scattered across the globe, dotting the Pacific Ocean, the Caribbean, the west and east coasts of Africa and the Indian Ocean.

  4. ICC War Crimes Charges a Milestone but Falls Far Below Expectations

    - Inter Press Service

    AMMAN, Jordan, May 22 (IPS) - The ICC Prosecutor’s applications for arrest warrants regarding the Situation in Palestine represent a milestone. But they are of little credit to Prosecutor Karim Khan.

  5. Stories from the UN Archive: Magic suitcases for 1960s midwives

    - UN News

    Can a magic suitcase save lives?

  6. Droughts and floods threaten ‘humanitarian catastrophe’ across southern Africa

    - UN News

    Droughts and floods in southern Africa stemming from El Niño have left millions of people food insecure, warns World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Director Cindy McCain during a recent visit to Zambia – the epicentre of the crisis.

  7. ‘Critical gaps’ in understanding climate change fuel tropical disease spread

    - UN News

    A comprehensive review by the UN health agency has revealed critical gaps in understanding the full impact of climate change on malaria, dengue, trachoma and other tropical diseases.

  8. Haiti’s health system pushed to breaking point: UNICEF

    - UN News

    Haiti’s health system is now “on the verge of collapse” UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Representative in Haiti Bruno Maes warned on Wednesday, amidst an alarming decrease in the number of hospitals still functioning in the violence-wracked Caribbean nation.

  9. ‘Be part of the plan’ to end nature loss on Biodiversity Day

    - UN News

    The diversity of animals, plants and microorganisms on the planet is at risk due to factors such as changing land use, urbanization, overexploitation, pollution and climate change, the UN said on Wednesday, calling for action now to protect a million species from extinction.

  10. Gaza: Rafah aid situation increasingly desperate, UN teams warn

    - UN News

    Hostilities across Gaza reportedly continued on Wednesday, fuelling already alarming aid access problems and dire food insecurity as the main entrance routes for relief convoys remained closed or too dangerous to accessUN aid workers warned.

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