Creating a peaceful and just world

National | UNITED NATIONS DAY Oct 24, 2017

Creating a peaceful and just world

by Antonio Guterres

Our world faces many grave challenges. Widening conflicts and inequality. Extreme weather and deadly intolerance. Security threats — including nuclear weapons. We have the tools and wealth to overcome these challenges. All we need is the will. The world's problems transcend borders. We have to transcend our differences to transform ...

SDGs, justice and female leaders

National | UNITED NATIONS DAY Oct 24, 2017

SDGs, justice and female leaders

by Michiru Mekata

Recently, U.N. Information Centre Director Kaoru Nemoto had the chance to meet Justice Minister Yoko Kamikawa. Nemoto asked about Kamikawa's expectations toward the U.N., especially in relation to the upcoming 14th U.N. Crime Congress to be held in Japan in 2020. The two also ...