Press material

112, 2016

Press release: Launch of the Economic and Social Survey for Asia and the Pacific 2016

December 1st, 2016|News, Press material|

Bangkok, 1 December – Stable economic conditions, reported in the second half of 2016, can provide an opportunity to internalize the economic, social, environmental and governance dimensions of sustainable development in a comprehensive manner, highlighted a United Nations report.

The year-end update of the Economic and Social Survey for Asia and the Pacific 2016, which was […]

3011, 2016

Press release: Leaving No One Behind: The Imperative of Inclusive Development (World Social Situation Report 2016)

November 30th, 2016|News, Press material|

New York, 30 November – Despite unprecedented social progress around the world, many people continue to face social exclusion and limited access to social, economic and political opportunities, warns a new United Nations report.

The 2016 Report of the World Social Situation, entitled Leaving No One Behind – The Imperative of Inclusive Development, released today by […]

2811, 2016

Media advisory: Press briefing on 2016 Report on the World Social Situation

November 28th, 2016|News, Press material|

 2016 Report on the World Social Situation  
“Leaving No One Behind – The Imperative of Inclusive Development”

Press Briefing

Despite unprecedented global social progress in recent years, social and economic inequalities persist.  As much as 40 per cent of the world’s population do not have access to education in a language they speak or understand. Children belonging […]

1011, 2016

Media advisory: Briefing on Global Sustainable Transport Conference

November 10th, 2016|News, Press material|

The Conference seeks to show the importance of sustainable transport in promoting economic and social development while protecting the environment.

811, 2016

Global trade alert system launched to boost market access for developing countries

November 8th, 2016|Economic growth, News, Press material|

Users of ePing will be able to easily keep up-to-date with notifications affecting foreign markets and products of particular interest to them.

411, 2016

UN calls for strong climate action as Paris Agreement enters into force

November 4th, 2016|Climate change, News, Press material, Secretary-General|

Meeting with civil society representatives, the Secretary-General said, “I ask each and every one of you to keep up the fight. Hold governments accountable and press for action.”

411, 2016

Ban Ki-moon’s remarks at 4 November press stakeout

November 4th, 2016|Climate change, News, Press material|

The Secretary-General held a press stakeout on the day of the entry-into-force of the Paris Agreement on climate change.

311, 2016

Report: World must cut further 25% from predicted 2030 emissions

November 3rd, 2016|Climate change, News, Press material|

UN Environment's Emissions Gap report finds that 2030 emissions are expected to reach levels far above that needed to have a chance of limiting global warming to 2 degrees C this century.

211, 2016

Media advisory: Paris Agreement entry into force event

November 2nd, 2016|Climate change, News, Press material|

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will invite representatives of civil society groups to a conversation with him at the UN Headquarters.

2510, 2016

Press briefing: Sustainable Transport Outlook Report

October 25th, 2016|News, Press material|

The Secretary-General’s High-level Advisory Group on Sustainable Transport will present its first Global Sustainable Transport Outlook Report, a ten-point plan on how to advance sustainable transport worldwide.