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Can digitalization improve the well-being of nations?

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the shift towards a more digital world. “The changes we make now will have lasting effects as the world...

UN launches new app to help beat skin cancer

The UN has launched an innovative new App that can help anyone, anywhere, determine the safe amount of time to stay outdoors in the...

AIDS: Oslo joins the Fast-Track Cities initiative

Oslo has become the second Nordic city to join the Fast-Track Cities initiative by signing the Paris Declaration on cities ending the AIDS epidemic.  Oslo...

Guterres at Stockholm+50: “End the suicidal war against nature”

UN Secretary-General António Guterres called on world leaders to change course and end a “senseless and suicidal war against nature” at the opening of...

Secretary-General urges countries to reconsider cuts in development aid 

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has arrived in Sweden where he will participate in the 2-3 June Stockholm+50 conference. In his remarks to the press...

The UN Secretary-General to attend Stockholm+50

The UN Secretary-General António Guterres will arrive in Sweden on Wednesday 1 June for a two-day visit. Mr. Guterres will address the opening of...

What you need to know about Stockholm+50

World leaders and representatives from government, business, international organizations, civil society and youth will gather in Sweden 2 and 3 June 2022, for Stockholm+50 – an international...

What is renewable energy? Energies of the future

Renewable energy is currently one of the hottest topics on the global agenda. With the grim conclusions from the State of the Global Climate...

Finland, Iceland and Norway contributing disproportionally to the destruction of the...

The world’s richest countries – including Finland, Iceland, the Netherlands and Norway – are providing healthier environments for children within their borders, yet are...

The Royal Seaport: the ideal testbed for Stockholm’s ambition to be...

The Stockholm Royal Seaport, located a 10-minute bicycle ride from the city centre, is set to become Sweden’s largest urban development, with 12,000 new homes...

Monkeypox: UNAIDS concerned over stigmatization of homosexuals

UNAIDS has expressed concern that some public reporting and commentary on Monkeypox has used language and imagery, particularly portrayals of LGBTI and African people,...
Amina J. Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, and Queen Mathilde of Belgium, at the UN's European Development Day stand

UN “deeply troubled“ over cuts in development aid

Amina J. Mohammed, UN Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations has published a statement saying that she is “deeply troubled over recent decisions and...

UN Secretary-General worried about proposed cuts in Norway´s aid budget

The UN Secretary-General and the Norwegian Prime Minister had a telephone conversation last night. The Secretary-General António Guterres raised the Norwegian government´s proposal of...

Syria: Finland supports people with disabilities

 The Government of Finland and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Syria signed an agreement today worth EUR 4,000,000 to support the resilience of...

Green economy: a path towards sustainable development and poverty eradication

Ecology, economy, and equity. Those are the key points in a Green Economy. Those are the pathway to a wealthy and inclusive nation. For the...