Briefing by Mr. Liu Zhenmin, UN Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs, Tuesday, 7 November 2017
Long-term indicators of climate change such as increasing carbon dioxide concentrations, sea level rise and ocean acidification continue unabated, says report.
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.
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty to stress greater engagement in drive to promote prosperity, human dignity and human rights
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 [...]
Looking to future, UN to consider how artificial intelligence could help achieve economic growth and reduce inequalities
11 October, 2017 10:00 a.m. ECOSOC Chamber, UN Headquarters
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 [...]
20 September 2017, UN Headquarters, New York
With world leaders in support, the UN Secretary-General maps out plans for accelerating climate action by 2019 Climate Summit
UN Secretary-General maps out plans for accelerating climate action by 2019 Climate Summit
20 September 2017, SDG Media Zone, UN Headquarters, New York
UN Secretary-General, business and local leaders identify sectors for aggressive climate action and implementation of Paris Agreement
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 [...]