Daily Archives: November 7, 2016

7 11, 2016

COP22 – liveblog

2017-11-16T15:39:54+00:00 November 7th, 2016|COP22 highlight, News|

CLIMATE ACTION IS UNSTOPPABLE! Last night, countries unanimously joined together to support the Marrakech Action Proclamation, which celebrates the irreversible momentum that led to the Paris Agreement and the bold initiatives by governments, businesses, cities and people around the world to address climate change and achieve the  Sustainable Development Goals. To read more about the [...]

7 11, 2016

‘The eyes of the world are upon us,’ chair of UN conference says as new round of climate talks opens

2017-11-16T15:40:03+00:00 November 7th, 2016|Climate change, News, Partnerships|

The United Nations Climate Change Conference, known as ‘COP 22,’ opened today in Marrakech, Morocco, just days after the entry into force of the landmark Paris Agreement which has now been ratified by 100 countries.

7 11, 2016

Erna Solberg at World Forum for Democracy: massive action is needed for the 263 million children and young people out of school

2017-11-16T15:40:03+00:00 November 7th, 2016|SDG Advocates|

Speaking at the opening of the World Forum for Democracy on 7 November, Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg stressed that quality in learning, vocational training and education in emergencies and protracted crises, in particular for girls, is “the best investment for sustainable development”. “If you educate a girl, she will take charge of her life, [...]

7 11, 2016

World’s poorest countries look to advance strategies for graduating from least developed status

2017-11-16T15:40:04+00:00 November 7th, 2016|Economic growth, News|

Capacity Development Workshop and LDC Graduation, Beijing, China 10-12 November   New York, 7 November – Government policymakers from 16 least developed countries (LDCs) and one graduate, Samoa, will gather in Beijing, China, from 10-12 November to discuss strategies needed to successfully graduate from  LDC status and to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). LDCs [...]

7 11, 2016

High-Level Forum on South-South Cooperation on Climate Change

2017-11-16T15:40:04+00:00 November 7th, 2016|SCPI Key Activities|

Monday, 14 November 9:00 – 17:40 China Pavilion, COP 22, Morocco Hosted by the Government of China, the Government of Morocco, and the United Nations,  Organized by the United Nations Southern Climate Partnership Incubator (SCPI) Initiative, and supported by the International Ecosystem Management Partnership (IEMP) of the UNEP. Background UN Special Adviser David Nabarro [...]