General Assembly opens new session with plea for unity to tackle global crises.
In mid September, the UN General Assembly opened its 66th session, bringing together the leaders of all member states of the UN. The leader of each country has an opportunity for a presentation to the leaders of countries.
Check the UN Journal for the member states who have the podium today.
"The sands are shifting. We have before us a unique opportunity to shape change and ensure that our next chapter will be safer for the most vulnerable, more prosperous for those in need, and kinder to Planet Earth..... We have before us a unique opportunity to shape change and ensure that our next chapter will be safer for the most vulnerable, more prosperous for those in need, and kinder to Planet Earth.” Sectary General Ban Ki-moon
The UN Statistics Division is the source of global information collected from the countries of the UN. This effort is vital to the credibility of the UN programs and the information it provides regarding the success or the lack of improvement or new area that need attention.
To highlight another important UN agency, the United Nation Statistics Division, is the 75 page report on the progress made to achieve the Millennium Development Goals. This agency compiles and disseminates global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems.
This information is collected to present validation of the progress member states have achieved and the areas needing greater attention in fulfilling their commitment to the Millennium Development Goals.
Flip through these pages to realize the extensive set of facts that are collected or read the information on the goal that interests you.