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2106, 2017

World population projected to reach 9.8 billion in 2050, and 11.2 billion in 2100 – says UN

June 21st, 2017|News, Press material|

New York, 21 June – The current world population of 7.6 billion is expected to reach 8.6 billion in 2030, 9.8 billion in 2050 and 11.2 billion in 2100, according to a new United Nations report being launched today. With roughly 83 million people being added to the world’s population every year, the upward trend […]

1906, 2017

New global and regional population estimates and projections presented by the United Nations

June 19th, 2017|News, Press material|

Press Briefing, Wednesday, 21 June

1406, 2017

Migrants send home 51 per cent more money than a decade ago lifting millions out of poverty, says new report

June 14th, 2017|News, Press material|

Press launch on 14 June in New York

1206, 2017

Including Persons with Disabilities to implement the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Achieve Sustainable Development for All

June 12th, 2017|News, Press material|

Special focus on inclusion and participation as Governments and organizations gather for the largest international meeting on the rights of persons with disability

906, 2017

Countries agree on decisive and urgent actions to restore marine world to health as Ocean Conference concludes (Press release)

June 9th, 2017|News, Oceans, Press material|

Universal agreement on need for measures to reverse ocean deterioration 

906, 2017

UN-Nippon Foundation partnership launches new programme to train ocean professionals in developing countries (Press release)

June 9th, 2017|News, Oceans, Press material|

The United Nations, through the Office of Legal Affairs, Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea, and the Nippon Foundation have announced a new UN-Nippon Foundation “Sustainable Ocean Programme” to train ocean professionals from developing countries.

This announcement was made by the Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs and United Nations Legal Counsel, Mr. Miguel […]

806, 2017

Press Briefing Small Island leaders: Oceans and Climate Change, the Way Forward (Media Advisory)

June 8th, 2017|News, Oceans, Press material|

UN Headquarters, New York, 9 June 2017

706, 2017

SDG Advocates participate in inspiring high-level panel at European Development Days, call for empathy

June 7th, 2017|News, Press material, SDG Advocates|

On June 7 at the European Development Days in Brussels, a number of the SDG Advocates participated in an emotive and thought-provoking panel on “What transformative changes are needed to fulfill the 2030 Agenda’s promise to leave no one behind?”

The participants gave inspiring presentations, prompted in particular by challenging and perceptive questions from three EDD […]

606, 2017

New programme launched to train ocean professionals by UN-Nippon Foundation partnership (Media Advisory)

June 6th, 2017|News, Oceans, Press material|

UN Headquarters, New York, 7 June 2017

506, 2017

UN Secretary-General opens Ocean Conference, calling on countries to set aside short-term gain to avoid catastrophe

June 5th, 2017|News, Oceans, Press material|

Conference focuses attention on ocean pollution, overfishing and climate impacts