News

How the concept of development has changed at the UN over time

Thursday, 05 July 2018

Worldwide | Dag Hammarskjöld Library

Ever wondered where the phrase “the human person is the central subject of development” originated? Or when was the first time UN Member States discussed the use of renewable energy sources? And what were the objectives for designating 1985 as International Youth Year?  And how were the indicators for the SDGs developed?

5 fast facts about the High-Level Conference on Counter-Terrorism

Thursday, 28 June 2018

Why is the UN convening a counter-terrorism conference?

The Secretary-General is convening the first-ever UN High-level Conference on Counter-Terrorism to improve international cooperation and information sharing, and build new partnerships that can find practical solutions to the threat of terrorism.

Who is attending the High-level Conference on Counter-Terrorism?