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1410, 2017

UN, Thomas and Friends™ announce new collaboration to promote SDGs to children

October 14th, 2017|Education, News, Press material, Sustainable Development Agenda|

The new collaboration will result in the inclusion of elements from five of the 17 goals in the upcoming Thomas & Friends™ series, which will be aired in over 110 countries in 33 languages.

1310, 2017

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty to stress greater engagement in drive to promote prosperity, human dignity and human rights

October 13th, 2017|News, Poverty, Press material|

The UN is seeking broader engagement from all sectors of society to lift 767 million people still living in extreme poverty above the international poverty line of $1.90 a day as it marks the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty on 17 October this year.

This year will mark the 25th year that the International […]

910, 2017

Looking to future, UN to consider how artificial intelligence could help achieve economic growth and reduce inequalities

October 9th, 2017|Economic growth, News, Press material|

11 October, 2017 10:00 a.m. ECOSOC Chamber, UN Headquarters

2609, 2017

UN Secretary-General’s remarks at Leaders’ Dialogue on Climate Change

September 26th, 2017|Climate change, News, Press material, Secretary-General|

THE SECRETARY-GENERAL

REMARKS AT LEADERS’ DIALOGUE ON CLIMATE CHANGE
New York, 19 September 2017

Thank you for being here today.

Your leadership is absolutely key to attaining and raising the ambition of the Paris Agreement.

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma and Maria and the massive floods in South Asia are just the most recent demonstration of the urgency of tackling climate […]

2009, 2017

EU and UN to launch strategic partnership for ending all forms of violence against women and girls

September 20th, 2017|Gender equality and women's empowerment, News, Press material|

20 September 2017, UN Headquarters, New York

2009, 2017

With world leaders in support, the UN Secretary-General maps out plans for accelerating climate action by 2019 Climate Summit

September 20th, 2017|Climate change, News, Press material, Secretary-General|

UN Secretary-General maps out plans for accelerating climate action by 2019 Climate Summit

1909, 2017

Launch of SDG Report: Kaduna State, Nigeria

September 19th, 2017|News, Press material, Sustainable Development Agenda|

20 September 2017, SDG Media Zone, UN Headquarters, New York

1809, 2017

UN Secretary-General, business and local leaders identify sectors for aggressive climate action and implementation of Paris Agreement

September 18th, 2017|Climate change, News, Press material, Secretary-General|

New York, 18 September—United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres and global leaders from local governments, the private sector and civil society agreed to accelerate efforts on climate action and to implement the Paris Agreement at a meeting during the UN General Assembly High Level Week.

The discussions herald a new phase in efforts aimed at mobilizing and […]

1809, 2017

THE DEPUTY SECRETARY-GENERAL — REMARKS AT CLIMATE WEEK NYC 2017

September 18th, 2017|News, Press material|

THE DEPUTY SECRETARY-GENERAL

REMARKS AT CLIMATE WEEK NYC 2017
New York, 18 September 2017
 

Excellencies,

Ladies and Gentlemen,

I am pleased to be with you for the 9th Annual New York City Climate Week.

It is an honour to be with so many climate leaders from business, states and regions, cities and national governments.

We all know that climate change is […]

1809, 2017

The Deputy Secretary-General — Remarks at the High-level Event Financing the 2030 Agenda

September 18th, 2017|News, Press material|

The Deputy Secretary-General

Remarks at the High-level Event Financing the 2030 Agenda – The Role of the United Nations

New York, 18 September 2017

Secretary-General,
Vice-President Michetti
Excellencies, 
Ladies and gentlemen,
Good morning. I’m so pleased to be here with you today. 

Financing the 2030 Agenda is fundamental to its successful implementation. 
The Addis Ababa Action Agenda (AAAA) on Financing for Development provides a roadmap […]