Media Briefing Devoted to UN Sustainable Development Summit and UN70 Express for SDGs 28 September 2015
On September 25 the United Nations in Belarus hosted a media briefing devoted to the opening of the UN Sustainable Development Summit and the United Nations’ initiative "UN70 Belarus Express for SDGs" to be launched in Belarus. Talking to journalists, UN Resident Coordinator in Belarus Sanaka Samarasinha noted that achieving sustainable development goals is not possible without partnerships.
70 Express Model United Nations 28 September 2015
“We the peoples of the United Nations…” have worked together striving for development and better life for our future generations for already 70 years. And this year, on the 70th Anniversary of the United Nations and 70th Anniversary of these global partnerships and international bonds, we would like to celebrate our achievements. And this is how we, the United Nations in Belarus, are going to do this: we are going on a journey. A journey around Belarus. Together.
The Contest of Creative Works "It's Your World Tomorrow" is Going On 03 September 2015
The United Nations Office in Belarus, jointly with Minsk State Palace of Children and Youth, announced the Open National Contest of Creative Works "It's Your World Tomorrow," dedicated to the 70th Anniversary of the creation of the United Nations. In 2015, the world is celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the founding of the United Nations. Belarus was one of the founding members of the Organization.
International Day of Non-Violence 02 October 2015
This year, as we commemorate the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, the International Day of Non–Violence has special importance. At a time of escalating conflicts, violent extremism, displacement and humanitarian need, the courage and determination of Mahatma Gandhi, whose birthday we celebrate today, is an inspiration for us all.
UNAIDS welcomes new World Health Organization guidelines on the use of antiretroviral medicines 30 September 2015
GENEVA—UNAIDS today welcomed the release by the World Health Organization (WHO) of new guidelines on the use of antiretroviral medicines as a significant step towards improving the lives of people living with HIV and reducing the transmission of the virus. The guidelines recommend that antiretroviral medicines be prescribed to people as soon as possible after their HIV diagnosis regardless of their CD4 count (CD4 is a measure of immune system health).The guidelines also recommend that people at higher risk of HIV infection be given access to pre–exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) as part of a combined HIV prevention strategy.
UN SECRETARY GENERAL's REMARKS AT SUMMIT FOR THE ADOPTION OF THE POST-2015 DEVELOPMENT AGENDA 25 September 2015
Esteemed co–Chairs of this post–2015 Summit,
Mr. President of the General Assembly,
Distinguished Heads of State and Government,
Ladies and Gentlemen,
We have reached a defining moment in human history. The people of the world have asked us to shine a light on a future of promise and opportunity. Member States have responded with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Shakira and UNICEF call for leaders to join the early childhood revolution 23 September 2015
22 September 2015 – UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Shakira today urged global leaders to invest heavily in early childhood development in the wake of new science that is creating a revolutionary shift in our understanding of the lasting effects of deprivation and stress on the developing brains of young children.