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2301, 2017

UN Forum sets landmark target to increase world’s forests by 120 million hectares by 2030

January 23rd, 2017|Forests, desertification and biodiversity, News|

The Plan features a set of six Global Forest Goals and associated targets to be reached by 2030, which are voluntary and universal.

1901, 2017

At Davos forum, UN chief Guterres calls businesses ‘best allies’ to curb climate change, poverty

January 19th, 2017|Climate change, Economic growth, Financing for Development, News, Secretary-General|

The Secretary-General said he was particularly interested in the “alignment of the core business of the private sector with the strategic goals of the international community.”

1901, 2017

VIDEO: Ertharin Cousin of the World Food Programme on ‘Healthy Not Hungry’

January 19th, 2017|News, VIDEO: Hunger and food security|

1901, 2017

VIDEO: Patricia Espinosa, Erik Solheim discuss climate at World Economic Forum

January 19th, 2017|News, VIDEO: Biodiversity, forests, desertification, VIDEO: Climate change, VIDEO: Oceans|

1901, 2017

Secretary-General’s remarks at the World Economic Forum

January 19th, 2017|Economic growth, News, Peace and justice, Poverty, Secretary-General, Sustainable Development Agenda|

Davos, Switzerland, 19 January 2016

Thank you very much, Professor Schwab. It is good to be back in Davos – even if I would start by saying that we live in a dangerous world.

We see a proliferation of new […]

1901, 2017

VIDEO: Queen Mathilde of Belgium discusses SDGs at World Economic Forum

January 19th, 2017|News, SDG Advocates, VIDEO: Economic growth|

1801, 2017

2016 was the hottest year ever recorded, says WMO

January 18th, 2017|Climate change, News|

The globally averaged temperature in 2016 was about 1.1 degree Celsius higher than the pre-industrial period.

1701, 2017

UN report: Modest economic growth not an indication of revived global demand

January 17th, 2017|Economic growth, News|

The world economy expanded by just 2.2 per cent in 2016, the slowest rate of growth since the 2009 global recession.

1701, 2017

UN envoy Forest Whitaker honoured for work in peacebuilding

January 17th, 2017|News, Peace and justice|

To achieve the SDGs by the 2030 deadline, Mr. Whitaker stressed the importance of “common people” being empowered to act.

1601, 2017

UN Data Forum opens in South Africa to harness power of data for sustainable development

January 16th, 2017|Economic growth, Infrastructure, News|

Organized by the UN in cooperation with the South African government, the four-day gathering also aims to rally support behind a new global action plan.