2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

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22 April 2016
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World leaders from 175 countries gathered at United Nations Headquarters today for the official signing of the Paris Agreement on climate change, the historic accord reached last December, with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calling upon all States to quickly sign up to the treaty so it could enter into force as soon as possible.

22 April 2016
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Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks at the signature ceremony for the Paris Agreement, in New York today:

22 April 2016
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Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks at a joint press conference with François Hollande, President of France, in New York today:

22 April 2016
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Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks to the high-level event on the implementation of the climate and development agendas, in New York today:

22 April 2016
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Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks to the informal high-level event on promoting the early entry into force of the Paris Agreement, in New York today:

22 April 2016
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Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s closing remarks at the signature ceremony for the Paris Agreement on climate change, in New York today:

21 April 2016
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Outlining early actions and evolving plans to achieve the ambitious 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, world leaders called for tangible climate action, the eradication of poverty and bolstered development financing as the General Assembly convened a high-level thematic debate on the Agenda’s implementation today.

21 April 2016
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson’s remarks at the General Assembly High-Level Thematic Debate on Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, in New York today:

27 September 2015
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United States President Barack Obama today joined other world leaders in calling for a “new chapter” in global development — to be manifested in the 17 newly adopted Sustainable Development Goals — as the General Assembly closed its special summit on the adoption of the 2030 Agenda.

27 September 2015
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the high-level special event on “Catalysing Implementation and Achievement of the Water-Related Sustainable Development Goals”, in New York today:

27 September 2015
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at a high-level side event on “Implementing SDG 7: The Role of Partnerships in Ensuring Access to Affordable, Reliable, Sustainable, and Modern Energy for All”, in New York today:

26 September 2015
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Underscoring the importance of partnerships for development, world leaders today deliberated on the collective efforts and resources necessary to achieve the goals set out in the newly adopted 2030 Agenda, as the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit continued at the General Assembly.

26 September 2015
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Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the United Nations Private Sector Forum, in New York today:

26 September 2015
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Following is the text of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s video message for the high-level joint event:  “Operationalization of the 2030 Agenda for Africa’s Industrialization”, in New York today:

26 September 2015
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Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message, delivered by Ban Soon-taek, to the Global Education First initiative event, in New York today:

26 September 2015
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Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks at the High-Level Round Table on South-South Cooperation, in New York today:

26 September 2015
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson’s remarks at the side event on the launching of the Technology Facilitation Mechanism for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals, in New York today:

25 September 2015
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World leaders today embraced a sweeping 15-year global plan of action to end poverty, reduce inequalities and protect the environment, known as the Sustainable Development Goals, at the opening of a United Nations special summit.

25 September 2015
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Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks at the summit for the adoption of the post-2015 development agenda, in New York today: