6 12, 2017

China tops patent, trademark and design filings in 2016 – UN agency reports

2017-12-07T21:28:35+00:00 December 6th, 2017|Economic growth, News, Partnerships|

Worldwide filings for patents, trademarks and industrial designs reached record heights in 2016 amid soaring demand in China, which received more patent applications than the combined total of applications received by the United States, Japan, the Republic of Korea and the European Patent Office, the United Nations intellectual property agency said Wednesday.

2 11, 2017

UN forum closes in Bahrain with the spotlight on entrepreneurs for sustainable development

2017-11-16T15:30:13+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Economic growth, News, Partnerships|

A United Nations forum on sustainable development concluded today in Bahrain with a strong call for the integration of entrepreneurship and innovation in all economic and social dimensions as key strategies to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

30 10, 2017

Government leaders, entrepreneurs set to gather in Bahrain for UN forum on sustainable development

2017-11-16T15:30:23+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Economic growth, News, Partnerships|

More than one thousand business leaders, government officials and academics will converge at a United Nations forum Tuesday in Bahrain to strengthen global partnerships, entrepreneurship and investment for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

27 07, 2017

‘Sustainable, inclusive societies,’ priority for new President of UN economic and social body

2017-11-16T15:33:06+00:00 July 27th, 2017|Cities, News, Partnerships|

A week after the High-Level Political Forum (HPLF) assessed the progress on implementing the 2030 Agenda, the newly elected President of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOSC) has stressed her priority to push forward the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

12 07, 2017

Eleven global banks partner with UN to make financial markets more climate transparent

2017-11-16T15:33:25+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Climate change, Economic growth, News, Partnerships|

Representing over $7 trillion, eleven major financial institutions around the globe have joined forces with the United Nations to promote climate transparency in financial markets, the Organization’s environment wing said today.

27 06, 2017

UN welcomes major partnership initiative with tech giants to counter terrorism online

2017-11-16T15:33:56+00:00 June 27th, 2017|News, Partnerships|

A senior United Nations official has called for sustained joint efforts to combat terrorism and welcomed a partnership initiative with tech giants Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube to counter terrorism and violent extremism online.

10 06, 2017

Inclusive development ‘best form of preventing conflict,’ UN chief tells Central Asia summit

2017-11-16T15:34:46+00:00 June 10th, 2017|News, Partnerships|

Secretary-General António Guterres today stressed the importance of partnership between the United Nations and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in achieving global development goals and combating some of today's key threats to peace and security, such as terrorism.

14 05, 2017

At China’s Belt and Road Forum, UN chief Guterres stresses shared development goals

2017-11-16T15:36:35+00:00 May 14th, 2017|Economic growth, News, Partnerships|

Speaking at a major international conference in Beijing, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today drew comparisons between China's 'One Belt, One Road' initiative and the Sustainable Development Goals, saying both are rooted in a shared vision for global development.

18 04, 2017

UN forum highlights importance of stronger partnerships for financing sustainable development

2017-11-16T15:36:55+00:00 April 18th, 2017|News, Partnerships|

Underlining the importance of sustainable finance for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, senior United Nations officials today called for stronger partnerships with a diverse range of stakeholders to ensure that resource requirements are met.