‘The stakes are high,’ UN chief tells climate finance meeting in Peru

Stressing that financial resources are central to meeting the goals of the transformative 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Agenda, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today said that in order to create a low-carbon, climate-resilient future that benefits everybody, allocating appropriate finance is of key importance.

9 October 2015|

UN official calls on finance ministers to create ‘climate-friendly’ policies

Assistant Secretary-General for Climate Change Janos Pasztor urged global finance ministers meeting in Lima on Friday to "ensure that climate-friendly policies are adopted, replicated – and enforced – throughout the world."

9 October 2015|

Financial markets shifting to address climate change but acceleration requires greater policy support: New report

Private sector investments are shifting to address the challenges posed by climate change, and this trend could accelerate if governments and policy-makers take further actions to increase the demand for low-carbon, climate resilient investment, according to a report released today by the United Nations Secretary-General’s Climate Change Support Team.

8 October 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|