3 August 2015 – Consensus reached on new Sustainable Development Agenda to be adopted by world leaders in September

Ambitious new agenda would end poverty by 2030 and universally promote shared economic prosperity, social development and environmental protection The 193 Member States of the United Nations reached agreement today on the outcome document that will constitute the new sustainable […]

30 July 2015 – Partnerships can help small islands overcome ‘unique vulnerabilities,’ Ban tells Security Council

30 July 2015 – The global challenges facing the small island developing States (SIDS) are the international community’s collective responsibility, today stated the top United Nations official at the Security Council. “Combatting climate change, promoting sustainable development and addressing the […]

16 July 2015 – ‘historic’ agreement reached on financing for new UN sustainable development agenda

Countries agreed today on a series of bold measures to overhaul global finance practices and generate investments for tackling a range of economic, social and environmental challenges at the United Nations Third International Conference on Financing for Development, being held […]

25 June 2015 – Prime Minister of Nepal meets UN Under Secretary-General Acharya

KATHMANDU, JUN 24 – Prime Minister Sushil Koirala met United Nations Under-Secretary-General and High Representative Gyan Chandra Acharya for the Least Developed Countries at the latter’s official residence in Baluwatar on Tuesday. Acharya, who arrived here in Kathmandu to attend […]

9 June 2015 – At UN-backed forum, Africa’s least developed countries pledge to transform their economies

Voicing determination to transform the structure of their economies and graduate from their status as some of the world’s poorest nations, Ministers from the least developed countries (LDCs) in Africa at a United Nations-supported meeting in Milan have pledged to […]