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DR Congo declares end to latest Ebola outbreak

WHO A health worker in Motema Pembe area prepares for a household decontamination in Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of the Congo. 4 July 2022 Health The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has declared the end of its 14th Ebola outbreak after less than three months, the UN World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday. There were […]

Violence, rhetoric, hate speech, drive atrocity crimes in Ukraine and beyond, Security Council hears

© UNICEF/Aleksey Filippov Alina and Artem, who are both aged nine and from the northeastern city of Kharkiv in Ukraine, sit on a makeshift sofa in the underground car park which serves as a bomb shelter. 21 June 2022 Peace and Security The UN Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide briefed the Security Council on Tuesday, reinforcing concerns already […]

SDG Progress “Halted,” Partnerships Needed: SDSN Report

The Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) published the seventh edition of its annual Sustainable Development Report, which includes the 2022 SDG Index, the 2022 International Spillover Index, and Dashboards. The report warns that “[f]or the second year in a row, the world is no longer making progress on the SDGs.” It shows that the “multiple […]

G7 Ministers Recommit to SDGs, Joint Action on Climate, Environment, Energy

In the lead up to World Environment Day on 5 June, Development ministers from the seven leading industrial nations – Germany, Canada, France, Italy, Japan, the UK, and the US, and from the EU – reaffirmed their commitment to the goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Addis Ababa Action Agenda (AAAA), and […]