Daily Archives: April 11, 2017

1104, 2017

Joint press briefing on Ocean Conference & World Ocean Festival (11 April 2017)

April 11th, 2017|VIDEO: Oceans|

1104, 2017

UN announces first-ever World Ocean Festival

April 11th, 2017|News, Oceans|

With global leaders heading to the United Nations for a major conference in June on the protection and sustainable use of the planet’s oceans, the UN today announced that the inaugural World Ocean Festival will kick off the week-long event, with activists and enthusiasts taking to the streets – and waterways – of New York City to raise their voices to reverse the declining health of our oceans.

1104, 2017

Secretary-General announces President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana as co-chair of Sustainable Development Goals Advocates

April 11th, 2017|SDG Advocates|

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced that His Excellency Mr. Nana Akufo-Addo, President of Ghana, will serve as co-chair of the Secretary-General’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Advocates. He will be co-chair of the group along with Prime Minister Erna Solberg of Norway until the end of 2018.

President Akufo-Addo succeeds His Excellency Mr. John Mahama […]