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How much is the UN system spending towards the SDGs?

Wednesday, 08 May 2019

Wednesday, 8 May 2019 | Worldwide | Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB)

Have you ever wondered how much the UN system is spending towards a particular SDG or target? Have you ever thought about how much funding is flowing from UN organizations to a country, say Afghanistan? To address the need for more timely, comprehensive, and meaningful data on UN system revenue and expenses, entities have collectively worked to develop a set of standards for UN system-wide reporting of financial data. This has been jointly pioneered by the High-Level Committee on Management of the Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB) and the United Nations Sustainable Development Group (UNSDG).  

Inaugural United Nations Model UN Youth Summit Supports SDGs

Tuesday, 07 May 2019

Friday, 3 May 2019 | New York | Department of Global Communications (DGC) 

While Model UN has always involved researching and debating global issues, the Department of Global Communications (DGC) supports the evolution of Model UN into a community that can take real action to support the UN and the Sustainable Development Goals.

A New Approach to Coordinate the UN Work on Counter-Terrorism

Thursday, 18 April 2019

Thursday, 18 April 2019 | New York | UNOCT

On Tuesday 16 April 2019, the United Nations launched a new system to coordinate the counter-terrorism work. The Global Counter-Terrorism Coordination Compact Committee approved the terms of reference and initial work plans of the eight new inter-agency working groups that will operationalize, under the Compact’s umbrella, enhanced coordination and coherence of UN counter-terrorism efforts with a view to achieve concrete impact on the ground.

UNIC Ankara: 25th anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi

Tuesday, 16 April 2019

Tuesday, 16 April 2019 | Ankara | UNIC Ankara

“The capacity for evil resides in all our societies, but so, too, do the qualities of understanding, kindness, justice and reconciliation.  Let us work together to build a harmonious future for all.  This is the best way to honour those who lost their lives so tragically in Rwanda 25 years ago.” - Secretary-General António Guterres