Nigerian Amina Mohamed, New York based United Nations Deputy Secretary-General speaks on Covid 19 response.
By TED ANTHONY
The leader of Sierra Leone has demanded that the U.N. Security Council reconfigure itself to add permanent representation for Africa, saying the continent’s “patience is being tested” by its longstanding exclusion.Continue reading “Sierra Leone leader: Add Africa to UN Security Council now”
The vice president of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osibanjo, has met with the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ms. Amina J. Mohammed as part of his four day visit to the United State.Continue reading “Nigerian Vice-President on Visit to New York meets UN Deputy Secretary-General”
The nations of Niger and Tunisia were elected to two-year terms on the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Friday. They join the 10-nation roster of nonpermanent members to the council, along with incoming nations Estonia, Vietnam and – in a first for the smallest country to ever hold a seat – St. Vincent and the Grenadines representing the Caribbean.Continue reading “Niger, Tunisia elected to UN Security Council seats”
The UN has appointed the Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammad Sanusi II, as a member of the new class of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Advocates.
Sanusi is one of the six new members of the group, which is co-chaired by President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana and the Prime Minister of Norway, Ms Erna Solberg.Continue reading “United Nations appoints Ghanaian President and Emir of Kano, as SDG advocates”
on Monday 15 April in New York.