U.N. SG Guterres Outlines Top Priorities For 2018 In Informal General Assembly Speech

NPR: U.N. Head Lists His Top Global Concerns For 2018
“…In an informal address to member states at the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday, [U.N. Secretary-General António] Guterres said ‘peace remains elusive’ — and ‘in fundamental ways, the world has gone in reverse.’ In his speech, he shared his top priorities for the U.N. in 2018 — many of which touch on themes we cover in our blog about global health and development. … Find justice for the Rohingya Muslims … Keep U.N. peacekeepers safe … Address the conflict in Yemen … Help Africa solve its own problems … Promote gender equality…” (Gharib, 1/17).