Monthly Archives: September 2017

2709, 2017

Sustainable tourism can advance global development, UN agency highlights on World Day

September 27th, 2017|Economic growth, News|

On World Tourism Day, the United Nations underscored the potential of sustainable tourism to advance economic, social, environmental and cultural sustainable development.

On World Tourism Day, the United Nations underscored the potential of sustainable tourism to advance economic, social, environmental and cultural sustainable development.

“This year’s celebration comes at a very special time,” said Taleb Rifai, Secretary-General of the UN […]

2609, 2017

Global ‘learning crisis’ threatens future of millions young students – World Bank report

September 26th, 2017|Education, News, Youth|

Schooling without learning is a terrible waste of precious resources and of human potential, the World Bank said today, warning in a new report that millions of young students in low and middle-income countries face the prospect of lost opportunity and lower wages in later life because their primary and secondary schools are failing to […]

2609, 2017

UN Secretary-General’s remarks at Leaders’ Dialogue on Climate Change

September 26th, 2017|Climate change, News, Press material, Secretary-General|

THE SECRETARY-GENERAL

REMARKS AT LEADERS’ DIALOGUE ON CLIMATE CHANGE
New York, 19 September 2017

Thank you for being here today.

Your leadership is absolutely key to attaining and raising the ambition of the Paris Agreement.

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma and Maria and the massive floods in South Asia are just the most recent demonstration of the urgency of tackling climate […]

2609, 2017

SDG Advocates meet with the Secretary-General and Deputy Secretary-General

September 26th, 2017|SDG Advocates, Secretary-General|

The SDG Advocates met with the Secretary-General and Deputy Secretary-General at the United Nations Headquarters on Sunday, September 17.

Led by President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana, and Prime Minister Erna Solberg of Norway via video conference in Oslo, the Advocates, the Secretary-General, the Deputy Secretary-General and Under-Secretary-General Liu, discussed how they can increase knowledge of the […]

2509, 2017

South-South Cooperation for Climate Action

September 25th, 2017|SCPI Key Activities|

On 19 September 2017, United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation together with the Kingdom of Morocco and in cooperation with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change secretariat organized an event “South-South Cooperation for Climate Action” in United Nations Headquarters, New York.

High-level representatives from the Member States, regional and international organizations, inter-governmental organizations, academia […]

2509, 2017

SDG Advocate Co-Chairs publish op-ed calling for action on SDGs

September 25th, 2017|SDG Advocates|

SDG Advocate Co-Chairs President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana and Prime Minister Erna Solberg of Norway published an op-ed in HuffPost calling for accelerated action to implement the SDGs.

The Co-Chairs write that “the SDGs are the boldest and loudest articulation of a collective transformational agenda and development ambition the world has ever seen.”

Stressing the universality and […]

2509, 2017

Interview with Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, SDG Media Zone (18-22 September 2017)

September 25th, 2017|SDG Media Zone, VIDEO: Partnerships|

2509, 2017

Malala Yousafzai (UN Messenger of Peace) on “Financing the Future: Education 2030″

September 25th, 2017|VIDEO: Education|

2509, 2017

SDG Media Zone (18-22 September 2017) at the 72nd UN General Assembly

September 25th, 2017|SDG Media Zone, VIDEO: Partnerships|

2209, 2017

Global Goals – a complex answer to complicated times

September 22nd, 2017|SDG Advocates|

22 September 2017, New York