Addressing the United Nations Climate Conference (COP23) in Bonn, Germany, on Wednesday, Secretary-General António Guterres called for more ambition, more leadership and more partnerships to tackle climate change.
The heads of the UN's agencies for development, climate change and disaster risk say recent hurricanes are a reminder that the impacts of climate change know no borders.
"Let’s put more effort into tackling disaster risk to create a safer, more sustainable world for all," he says.
During the week of 18th to 22nd September, the UN Department of Public Information together with the Office of the President of the UN General Assembly, UN Foundation and the Pvblic Foundation will host the SDG Media Zone—a live broadcast of interviews, panel discussions and other digital content—to engage people all around the world in [...]
Countries agree to recommend elements for new treaty on marine biodiversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction
Countries agreed late Friday evening to recommend to the United Nations General Assembly elements to be considered in the development of a new treaty on marine biodiversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction.
Countries reaffirmed their commitment to achieve the landmark 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development that provides a framework for sustainable development for all countries as the eight-day High Level Political Forum concluded on Wednesday.