Month: April 2024

Commission on the Status of Women Roundtable event

Last Thursday we welcomed our UNAA National President Dr Donnell Davis & UNAA Secretary Susan McHattie for a roundtable debrief of the 68th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in New York. This session covered the theme of “Accelerating the achievement of gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls by addressing […]

UN Youth Forum focuses on sustainable future for all

© UNICEF/Pun Young climate activists in Maldives highlight key messages, urging climate action. Young leaders from around the world are sharing their visions and actions to advance sustainable development at a three-day meeting that opened on Tuesday at UN Headquarters in New York.  The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum provides a platform for young people […]

Assembly President announces first-ever ‘Sustainability Week’

UN Photo/Manuel Elías | United Nations General Assembly prepares to hold a meeting on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals. The President of the General Assembly on Tuesday announced the UN body’s inaugural Sustainability Week, encapsulating a series of high-level discussions and initiatives aimed at propelling the implementation of sustainable practices and to address […]

Ms. Julie Bishop of Australia – Special Envoy on Myanmar

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Julie Bishop of Australia as his Special Envoy on Myanmar.  Ms. Bishop succeeds Noeleen Heyzer of Singapore to whom the Secretary-General is grateful for her dedicated service. Ms. Bishop brings extensive political, legal, management and senior leadership experience to the role.  She has held several […]