‘If you don’t know where to start with the SDGs, start with women and girls everything else will fall into place,’ said UN Women head Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka recently. These photographs of women and girls all over the world illustrate each of the 17 SDGs.
UN News in Belarus
Recently, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) presented a new Human Development Report “Human Development Indices and Indicators: 2018 Statistical Update” at the UN Headquarters in New York.
Minsk, 8 October 2018 - Under-Secretary-General Vladimir Voronkov, the Head of the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT) arrived in Minsk, Belarus today.
At the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly the delegation of Belarus will continue aligning its work with the Agenda 2030 and promote its priorities in accordance with relevant national initiatives pertaining to peace and security, sustainable development, justice and partnership.
On September 9, the capital of Belarus hosted 2018 Minsk Half Marathon. This year it brought together more than 35,000 professional and amateur runners from 53 countries.
Minsk, Belarus – The United Nations in Belarus today opens a book of condolences in Minsk for former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan who passed away on Saturday, 18 August.
On Nelson Mandela International Day, which marks 100 years since his birth, a special event was held in the international children’s language camp in Uzda.
On July 16, the summer youth camp "Learn. Act. Share" was opened in a recreational center near Minsk ahead of World Day against Trafficking in Persons, which is commemorated every year on 30 July.