With a strong call for sustainable urban development, the UN, on October 20, adopted the New Urban Agenda (NUA) at the closing plenary of the Habitat III Conference in Quito, Ecuador. The NUA is an inclusive, action-oriented document intended to guide the next 20 years of sustainable and transformative urban development worldwide. (Read more...)
U.S. President Barack Obama has congratulated António Guterres on his election as the next secretary-general of the United Nations. “Guterres has the character, vision, and skills needed to lead the United Nations at this critical moment and to reform its organizations and operations to better meet these unprecedented challenges,” Obama said in a statement. (Read more...)
António Guterres, a former prime minister of Portugal and former head of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), has been selected as the new secretary-general of the United Nations. Guterres will begin his five-year term on January 1, 2017. (Read more...)
The first-ever global conference on faith and sport, "Sport at the Service of Humanity," took place from October 3 to 5, 2016 at the Vatican, and was supported by the UN and the International Olympic Committee. (Read more...)
The New York State Division of the Budget has launched a new website aimed to streamline relations between the state's 100,000 nonprofits and the state government, as well as communicate information impacting the nonprofit sector. (Read more...)
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