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23 September 2014|

Commitment to sustainable transport mobilized at UN Climate Summit

23 September 2014 – Four global transport initiatives announced at the United Nations Climate Summit today aim to put the transport sector on track toward a low-carbon future and save trillions of dollars in fuel costs in the process.

According to a statement, these and other […]

23 September 2014|

At UN summit, plans announced to boost low-carbon, renewable energy in Africa, small islands

23 September 2014 – A new initiative announced today at the United Nations Climate Summit in New York is expected to reduce dependency on fossil fuels in eastern and southern Africa at a time when regional demand for electricity is estimated to at least double […]

23 September 2014|

Your guide to the Climate Summit 2014

All sessions will be webcast live at:
The latest announcements will be tweeted at
Follow updates on the UN twitter, facebook, tumblr and instagram accounts
Follow the conversation online with the #climate2014 hash tag
Statements from Member States will be posted here
We will also be updating the website throughout the […]

23 September 2014|

Ban seeks ‘vision, concrete action’ from world leaders at UN climate summit

22 September 2014 – True to his belief that tackling climate change requires “all hands on deck”, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is gathering a new and unique mix of partners at United Nations Headquarters Tuesday – from Government, business, finance and civil society – for a […]

23 September 2014|

Opening Ceremony

8:00 – 8:30 General Assembly Hall

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

Mr. Bill de Blasio, Mayor of the City of New York

Dr. Rajendra Pachauri, Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

Mr. Al Gore, Chairman of Generation Investment Management and the Climate Reality Project

Ms. Li Bingbing, Actress and […]

22 September 2014|

National Action and Ambition Announcements (Morning Session 1)

(Cuba to Malawi)
ECOSOC Chamber
Chair: Secretary-General

His Excellency Mr. José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Union
His Excellency Mr. Abdel Fattah Al Sisi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt (on behalf of the Group of Arab States)
His Excellency Mr. Anote Tong, President of the Republic […]

22 September 2014|

National Action and Ambition Announcements (Morning Session 2)

(Malaysia to Togo)
Trusteeship Council Chamber
Chairs: Presidents of France and Peru

His Excellency Mr. François Hollande, President of the Republic of France
His Excellency Mr. Ollanta Humala Tasso, President of the Republic of Peru
His Excellency Mr. Elbegdorj Tsakhia, President of Mongolia
His Majesty Don Felipe VI, King of […]

22 September 2014|

National Action and Ambition Announcements (Morning Session 3)

(Tonga to Croatia)
General Assembly Hall
Chair: President of the General Assembly

His Excellency Mr. Evo Morales Ayma, President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia
His Majesty Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, Sultan and Yang Di Pertuan of Negara Brunei Darussalam
Her Excellency Ms. Dilma Rousseff, President of the […]

22 September 2014|

Joint Conclusion of the Morning

12.45 — 13.15 | General Assembly Hall
Chair: H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations
National Action & Ambition Announcements:

His Excellency Mr. Barack Obama, President of the United States of America

His Excellency Mr. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, President of the United Republic of Tanzania

His Excellency Mr. […]

22 September 2014|