Secretary-General

106, 2017

Secretary-General’s statement on the US decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement

June 1st, 2017|Climate change, News, Secretary-General|

"The decision by the United States to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change is a major disappointment for global efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and promote global security."

106, 2017

UN: US decision to withdraw from Paris climate accord a ‘major disappointment’

June 1st, 2017|Climate change, News, Secretary-General|

The Secretary-General remains confident that cities, States and businesses within the US will continue to demonstrate vision and leadership by working for the low-carbon, resilient economic growth that will create quality jobs.

3005, 2017

Secretary-General’s climate remarks at NYU Stern

May 30th, 2017|Climate change, News, Secretary-General|

THE SECRETARY-GENERAL

“CLIMATE ACTION: MOBILIZING THE WORLD”
New York, 30 May 2017

President Hamilton,
Dean Henry,
Professor Whelan,
Dear friends,

I would like to thank everyone at New York University, and especially the Stern School of Business, for your warm […]

2403, 2017

UN to switch lights off for Earth Hour

March 24th, 2017|News, Secretary-General, VIDEO: Energy|

2303, 2017

Faced with ‘clear science, real threats,’ countries must remain committed to Paris climate deal

March 23rd, 2017|Climate change, News, Secretary-General|

“We are dealing with scientific facts, not politics. And the facts are clear. Climate change is a direct threat in itself, and a multiplier of many other threats,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres told a General Assembly High-Level action event.

803, 2017

Planet 50–50 by 2030 by António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General

March 8th, 2017|Gender equality and women's empowerment, News, Secretary-General|

Women’s rights are human rights. But in these troubled times, as our world becomes more unpredictable and chaotic, the rights of women and girls are being reduced, restricted and reversed. Empowering women and girls is the only way to protect their rights and make sure they can realize their full potential.

703, 2017

VIDEO: Secretary-General’s message for International Women’s Day 2017

March 7th, 2017|News, Secretary-General, VIDEO: gender equality and women's empowerment|

2401, 2017

Guterres highlights importance of recognizing the links between peace and sustainable development

January 24th, 2017|News, Peace and justice, Secretary-General|

“We need a global response that addresses the root causes of conflict, and integrates peace, sustainable development and human rights in a holistic way – from conception to execution,” Mr. Guterres told a UN General Assembly high-level dialogue.

1901, 2017

At Davos forum, UN chief Guterres calls businesses ‘best allies’ to curb climate change, poverty

January 19th, 2017|Climate change, Economic growth, Financing for Development, News, Secretary-General|

The Secretary-General said he was particularly interested in the “alignment of the core business of the private sector with the strategic goals of the international community.”

1901, 2017

Secretary-General’s remarks at the World Economic Forum

January 19th, 2017|Economic growth, News, Peace and justice, Poverty, Secretary-General, Sustainable Development Agenda|

THE SECRETARY-GENERAL’S REMARKS AT THE SPECIAL SESSION ON “COOPERATION FOR PEACE: TACKLING THE ROOT CAUSES OF GLOBAL CRISES”
Davos, Switzerland, 19 January 2016

Thank you very much, Professor Schwab. It is good to be back in Davos – even if I would start by saying that we live in a dangerous world.

We see a proliferation of new […]