Meeting with civil society representatives, the Secretary-General said, “I ask each and every one of you to keep up the fight. Hold governments accountable and press for action.”
As the Paris Agreement begins, the SDG Fund and UNDP Goodwill Ambassadors the Roca brothers launch a sustainable cooking contest: #Recipe4Change
The Secretary-General held a press stakeout on the day of the entry-into-force of the Paris Agreement on climate change.
Read the Secretary-General's opening remarks at his meeting with civil society organizations to commemorate entry-into-force of the Paris Agreement on climate change.
This is a moment to celebrate. It is also a moment to look ahead with sober assessment and renewed will over the task ahead.
4 November 2016 – As the Paris Agreement on climate change enters into force, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for the same determination going forward to implement the Agreement as well as to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. “We remain in a race against time. But with the Paris Agreement and [...]