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Policy Goal    The goal of this policy is to advance the prevention of adolescent pregnancy and the management of the reintegration of adolescent mothers into the formal school system. This will ultimately help to reduce the number of pregnancies among school-age girls and increase the number of adolescent mothers who re-enter the formal school system to complete their secondary education.   The Right to Education   Education is a human right acknowledged in several international Conventions as a “multiplier right”; essentially as it creates an avenue to realize other human rights. To achieve this right and the objectives of…
In September 2017, we jointly launched The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World, marking the beginning of a new era in monitoring progress towards achieving a world without hunger and malnutrition, within the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In September 2017, we jointly launched The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World, marking the beginning of a new era in monitoring progress towards achieving a world without hunger and malnutrition, within the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  This report monitors progress towards the targets of ending both hunger (SDG Target 2.1) and…
As I reflect on the work of the Organization since I took office almost two years ago, I have seen yet again that one of the most valuable assets of the United Nations is itscapacity to operate as a convener of people, a proponent of ideas, a catalyst for action and a driver of solutions. As today’s problems grow ever more global, multilateralism is more important than ever. The Charter of the United Nations provides a moral compass to promote peace, advance human dignity and prosperity and uphold human rights and the rule of law. The narrative of each section of this report…