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At UN Assembly, Uzbekistan cities links between 2030 Agenda, climate action Recalling the progress made by Uzbekistan over the past 25 years, its Minister for Foreign Affairs said today that the country will remain firmly committed to the fundamental principles of the United Nations Charter, as well as the country's national co
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Azerbaijan, at UN Assembly, calls for worldwide mutual respect to achieve development goals Mounting the podium of the United Nations General Assembly today, Azerbaijan's Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov stressed the critical importance of enhancing better understanding among diverse communities and encouraging mutual respect in order to ach
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At UN, southern African leaders urge climate action, Security Council reform As Botswana prepares for its 50th Anniversary, on 30 September, Vice-President Mokgweetsi E.K. Masisi, described to the United Nations General Assembly the journey of how the country went from one of the world's poorest nations to a middle income countr
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Citing vulnerability of small islands, Pacific leaders urge early entry into force of Paris climate accord Addressing the annual debate of world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly, leaders from Pacific Small Island Developing States underlined today the urgency of strong and committed action on the global pledges made for the planet and its people.
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In UN debate, Caribbean nations spotlight negative impacts of indebtedness, 'de-risking' Two Caribbean island nations took to the podium at the United Nations General Assembly today to highlight their vulnerabilities, including indebtedness and poor access to financing for development.
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Senior UN officials seek accountability for human trafficking crimes in forced migration Senior United Nations officials today called for those responsible for human rights violations and crimes associated with human trafficking and forced migration to be held accountable, noting that some of the crimes committed in this respect may amount to
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Southeast Asian leaders at General Assembly, call for a strengthened more democratic UN Leaders from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) mounted the podium of the General Assembly today to call for global cooperation in attaining the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and United Nations reform in tackling the multiple crises
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Leaders must decide whether to 'go it alone,' or work together for better world, Germany tells UN The world has become an unsafe place for far too many people, and with so many challenges to address, at times, it seems all but hopeless, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Germany, told the United Nations today, “but all of u
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At UN Assembly, South Sudan calls for more talks on additional peacekeepers South Sudan's vice-president today assured the General Assembly of further steps toward deploying 4,000 more United Nations peacekeepers after this summer's resurgence of a civil war that has engulfed the world's newest country for most of its five
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Development requires an end to colonialism, Nicaraguan Vice-President tells UN Addressing the United Nations General Assembly, Nicaragua's Vice-President today warned that endemic poverty and inequality have become more noticeable than ever, both in developing and developed countries, especially in vulnerable and marginalized grou
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