UNGA – TheNewsGuru https://thenewsguru.com Africa's fastest growing news platform Tue, 01 Oct 2019 08:43:02 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.4.2 https://thenewsguru.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/cropped-ico-tng-32x32.jpg UNGA – TheNewsGuru https://thenewsguru.com 32 32 SDGs: UNGA President urges concerted global action against illicit financial flows https://thenewsguru.com/news/sdgs-unga-president-urges-concerted-global-action-illicit-financial-flows/ Tue, 01 Oct 2019 08:43:02 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=213174 The President of the UN General Assembly, Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande, has called for concerted global action against illicit financial flows (IFFs) to actualise the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Muhammad-Bande made the call in his remarks during the closing session of the 74th UNGA General Debate at the UN Headquarters in New York. He said with […]

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Gender imbalance among UNGA speakers disheartening — Muhammad-Bande https://thenewsguru.com/world-news/gender-imbalance-among-unga-speakers-disheartening-muhammad-bande/ Mon, 30 Sep 2019 21:46:04 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=213111 President of the UN General Assembly (PGA), Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande, has described as disheartening the gender imbalance in the list of speakers at the just-concluded General Debate. In his remarks at the closing session on Monday, Muhammad-Bande said only 16 out of the 192 speakers at the forum were women. He said: “The General Assembly […]

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UNGA leadership: Nigeria will live up to expectations – Buhari https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/unga-leadership-nigeria-will-live-expectations-buhari/ Tue, 24 Sep 2019 17:08:04 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=211974 President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in New York assured the world that Nigeria would live up to expectations in its leadership of the United Nations General Assembly. Addressing world leaders at the ongoing General Assembly Debate, Buhari said Nigerians “ are truly grateful, and shall endeavour to live up to the expectorations and responsibilities thrust […]

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Buhari, govs, ministers, others jet to New York for 74th UNGA Session Sunday https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/buhari-govs-ministers-others-jet-to-new-york-for-74th-unga-session-sunday/ Thu, 19 Sep 2019 13:48:49 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=211080 President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja Sunday for New York, United States to participate in the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA74) which opened on Tuesday, September 17. The President’s participation at this year’s gathering of world leaders is particularly significant as it coincides with Nigeria’s Presidency of UNGA. On June 4, […]

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Just In: Muhammad-Bande emerges UNGA President https://thenewsguru.com/top-story/just-muhammad-bande-emerges-unga-president/ Tue, 04 Jun 2019 15:45:13 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=193011 Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Amb. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, has emerged President of the 74th UN General Assembly. Muhammad-Bande, the sole candidate for the position, was elected through acclamation at the 87th plenary meeting of the Assembly in New York on Tuesday. He is the second Nigerian to hold the office after Joseph Garba, […]

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