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The President of the General Assembly, Miroslav Lajčák, noted after the session on the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) that genuine progress has been made across Africa, driving the continent towards a reality where all citizens benefit from growth and development, institutions and infrastructure are strong, and good governance is common.

Fifteen states were also elected to three-year terms on the Human Rights Council – Afghanistan, Angola, Australia, Chile, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mexico, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, Qatar, Senegal, Slovakia, Spain, and Ukraine.


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Cambridge Global Challenges is a Strategic Research Initiative of the University of Cambridge that aims to enhance the contribution of its research towards addressing global challenges and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.

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