Monthly Archives: September 2015

Leaders Discuss Deeper Engagement for Strong Climate Agreement in Paris

A group of world leaders expressed a shared commitment to continue working closely together to address and resolve all major impediments to reaching an ambitious agreement in Paris at an informal working lunch on climate change.

27 September 2015|

Commitments Made at Sustainable Development Summit to Kickstart Implementation of Global Goals

The Sustainable Development Summit which wrapped up today, successfully galvanized support for the implementation of the ambitious and historic new Sustainable Development Agenda that countries adopted on Friday, 25 September.

Speaking at the closing press briefing, Amina J. Mohammed, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Advisor for Post-2015 […]

27 September 2015|

UN, France and Peru present cooperative climate action with new website

The UN and the governments of France and Peru have launched a new website to demonstrate how momentum for climate action is building ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris (COP 21), at which governments will conclude a new universal climate agreement.

17 September 2015|

Governments Give ‘Green Light’ for Draft Agreement for Negotiation in October in Advance of Paris

The latest round of UN climate change negotiations ended today on track to produce the first comprehensive draft of the new, universal climate change agreement that governments are committed to reach in Paris, in December.

4 September 2015|

Rachel Kyte Chosen to Lead Sustainable Energy for All

Charles O. Holliday, Jr., Chair of the Executive Committee of Sustainable Energy for All, today announced that Rachel Kyte has been selected as Chief Executive Officer of the Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All) initiative.

3 September 2015|