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2403, 2017

VIDEO: Patricia Espinosa on Paris Agreement progress

March 24th, 2017|VIDEO: Climate change|

2403, 2017

VIDEO: UN chief calls for urgent action in combatting climate change

March 24th, 2017|VIDEO: Climate change|

2303, 2017

Research shows link between temperature rise, human influence

March 23rd, 2017|Climate change, News|

The head of a major UN panel on climate change underlined that human influence on the climate system cannot be disputed.

2303, 2017

World Meteorological Day celebrates importance of clouds for weather, climate, water

March 23rd, 2017|Climate change, News|

"If we want to model the climate system we have to understand clouds. And if we want to predict the availability of water resources, we have to understand clouds,” said WMO Secretary-General Petteri Taalas.

2303, 2017

Faced with ‘clear science, real threats,’ countries must remain committed to Paris climate deal

March 23rd, 2017|Climate change, News, Secretary-General|

“We are dealing with scientific facts, not politics. And the facts are clear. Climate change is a direct threat in itself, and a multiplier of many other threats,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres told a General Assembly High-Level action event.

2103, 2017

High-Level Panel on Water: World Water Day statement

March 21st, 2017|News, Water and Sanitation|

We, the 12 leaders who make up the Panel, are demonstrating by our own engagements the importance of national action and regional and global cooperation for changing the way the world looks at water, and how we manage it.

1803, 2017

UN, Smurfs team up for International Day of Happiness

March 18th, 2017|News, Press material, Sustainable Development Agenda|

The “Small Smurfs Big Goals” campaign is designed to encourage young people everywhere to learn about and support the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

1603, 2017

Women’s political parity slow to grow as UN launches latest ‘Women in Politics’ map

March 16th, 2017|Gender equality and women's empowerment, News|

Women’s voices are still missing from the executive branches of governments and parliaments worldwide, slowing achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals, the UN says.

1403, 2017

UN launches ‘Platform of Champions’ calling to end global gender pay gap

March 14th, 2017|Gender equality and women's empowerment, News|

“The gender pay gap reflects the unjustifiably diminished position of many women in society and helps to keep them there,” said UN Women Executive Director, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka.

703, 2017

VIDEO: Secretary-General’s message for International Women’s Day 2017

March 7th, 2017|News, Secretary-General, VIDEO: gender equality and women's empowerment|