Secretary-General

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 […]

301, 2017

Guterres cites multilateralism, teamwork as critical to achieving UN goals

January 3rd, 2017|News, Partnerships, Secretary-General|

On his first day in office, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called for teamwork.

101, 2017

New UN chief Guterres pledges to make 2017 ‘a year for peace’

January 1st, 2017|News, Peace and justice, Secretary-General|

3012, 2016

Ban Ki-moon to be special guest at Times Square New Year’s Eve celebration

December 30th, 2016|News, Press material, Secretary-General|

The Secretary-General will launch the official 60-second countdown to the New Year, and call on people around the world to take action in support of the SDGs.

1511, 2016

Secretary-General’s remarks to the press at COP22

November 15th, 2016|Climate change, News, Secretary-General|

"I will never cease, even after my retirement, to work with the United Nations and my colleagues, and world leaders to make sure that this climate change agreement is in full implementation," Ban said.

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.”

2510, 2016

Global Goals can ‘propel us towards a better future for all on a healthy planet,’ Ban says on UN Day

October 25th, 2016|News, Secretary-General, Sustainable Development Agenda|

Mr. Ban said that major progress has been made towards a more sustainable future through the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Paris Agreement on climate change.

1710, 2016

“Take strong ownership” of a “vital” new development agenda, Secretary-General urges mayors across the world

October 17th, 2016|Cities, News, Secretary-General, Sustainable Development Agenda|

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged mayors across the world to “take strong ownership” of a new global agenda for sustainable development in the towns and cities they represent.