‘We all need to step up’ to rescue the SDG’s and fight for a better future: UN chief

UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Saturday rallied a diverse cross section of civil society actors to use their passionate voices and energetic grassroots networks to “help rescue the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and fight for the better future every person deserves.”  https://news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2023/09/1140837
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‘We all need to step up’ to rescue the SDG’s and fight for a better future: UN chief
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UN health agency launches bid to stop a new global pandemic

31 Mar 2022

“Arboviruses” might not be something most of us are familiar with, but for almost four billion people, they’re a deadly threat – which is why the UN health agency on Thursday, launched a plan to prevent them from causing a new pandemic.

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First Person: A first in psychological aid, for Ukraine refugees in Poland

04 Apr 2022

Many of the millions of refugees forced to leave Ukraine because of the Russian invasion are traumatized and need mental health support. In one Polish transit site, volunteers like Aurang Zeb Khan, have been trained by the UN migration agency (IOM) to administer psychological first aid.

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New COVID wave a reminder pandemic is ‘far from over’: Guterres

08 Apr 2022

Governments and pharmaceutical companies need to work together in a better way, to deliver vaccines “to every person, everywhere” – not simply in the wealthiest nations, said the UN chief on Friday.