David Cameron underlines UK support for climate change with ambitious funding deal announced in New York.
This month, the 193 countries of the United Nations come together in New York for the annual General Assembly - the main decision-making gathering of the UN.
This year marks the 70th session of the General Assembly, which began on 15 September 2015. The Prime Minister will lead the UK’s delegation.
The main focus this year will be the adoption of the Global Goals: 17 targets that build on the success of the Millennium Development Goals and which aim to end poverty by 2030.
David Cameron is calling for governments to be held to account for the implementation of the Global Goals at a United Nations summit today.
The new UN goals are a "major landmark in our fight against global poverty", says Development Secretary Justine Greening.
The UK will help 6.5 million girls in the world’s poorest countries get a decent education over the next 5 years.
The UK has launched a new drive to tear down the barriers stopping women in the world’s poorest countries from getting jobs, helping thousands to lift...
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