Engaging the Public
The Addis Ababa Action Agenda will be the starting point of a new path for financing sustainable development... Let us send a clear signal that we are serious about supporting sustainable development and providing a life of dignity for all.
Secretary-General Ban in remarks at opening of Third International Conference on Financing for Development, Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), 13 July 2015
- Ban hails UN Member States' agreement on 'people agenda' to end poverty, promote sustainability
- UN chief condemns killing of a peacekeeper in Central African Republic
- Small islands need partnerships to battle climate change, address ‘unique vulnerabilities,’ says Ban
- Marking International Day of Friendship, UN chief hails power of the human spirit