Daily Archives: April 11, 2017

11 04, 2017

UN announces first-ever World Ocean Festival

2017-11-16T15:37:01+00:00 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.

11 04, 2017

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

2017-04-11T18:46:48+00:00 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 [...]