Together against xenophobia
The UN Secretary-General launched the 'Together' campaign at the Summit for Refugees and Migrants in September. It will highlight the economic, cultural and social contributions that migrants and refugees make to countries of origin, transit and destination. Countering some of the misinformation and misperceptions on refugees and migrants and encouraging contact between refugees, migrants and those in the destination countries is also part of the campaign.
When a girl reaches age 10, her world changes. In many ways, a 10-year-old girl's life trajectory will be the true test of whether the 2030 Agenda is a success-or failure. With support from family, community and nation, and the full realization of her rights, a 10-year-old girl can thrive and help bring about the future we all want. More in the UNFPA report: "State of world population 2016"...
Paris Climate Agreement to enter into force on 4 November, 2016
The historic accord to tackle climate change has been ratified by more countries, including Austria, Hungary and Slovakia, paving the way for full implementation. "This is a momentous occasion," said UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, "What once seemed unthinkable, is now unstoppable." More...
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