We must view accessibility as an investment in a public good that contributes to effective, sustainable, and equitable development for all, he writes.
The United Nations and Design Miami/ today launched a global platform for green infrastructure, architecture and design in support of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The platform, “Building Legacy: Designing for Sustainability” brings together designers, architects, producers, and policy makers to promote concrete solutions in closing the gap between sustainable design and responsible production.
Science has transformative power, and we need those contributions more than ever, the Secretary-General says.
More than 50 countries endorsed the statement, with a view to supporting cleaner, greener transportation – from local transit systems to worldwide multimodal networks.
“The extent to which violence is embedded in society means that uprooting it is also a job for all of society," said UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka.
In the Marrakech Action Proclamation, parties to the UNFCCC affirmed their commitment to the “full implementation” of the Paris Agreement.
More than 45 countries most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change pledged to pursue robust action towards implementation of the Paris Agreement.