Sustainable Development Agenda

1803, 2017

UN, Smurfs team up for International Day of Happiness

March 18th, 2017|News, Press material, Sustainable Development Agenda|

The “Small Smurfs Big Goals” campaign is designed to encourage young people everywhere to learn about and support the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

203, 2017

Innovation imperative to make Global Goals a reality – UN official, on day one of ideas fest

March 2nd, 2017|News, Sustainable Development Agenda|

March 2017 – The first ‘playable’ United Nations conference on sustainable development kicked-off today in Germany’s city of Bonn, aiming to chart a new way of thinking on addressing some of the world’s most complex development challenges.

The three-day Global Festival of Ideas for Sustainable Development has brought together policy makers, civil society and the private […]

203, 2017

High-level thematic discussion on the global observance of World Wildlife Day

March 2nd, 2017|News, Press material, Sustainable Development Agenda|

MEDIA ADVISORY
UNITED NATIONS, New York, 2 March 2017 — In accordance with UN General Assembly resolution 70/301, the President of the General Assembly, H.E. Peter Thomson, will convene a high-level thematic discussion on the global observance of World Wildlife Day, including on the protection of wild flora and fauna and on tackling illicit trafficking in […]

2802, 2017

Sustainable Development Goals critical for better future for all – deputy UN chief Amina Mohammed

February 28th, 2017|News, Sustainable Development Agenda|

28 February 2017 – Delivering her first address as the United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed underlined that Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are essential for a safe and secure future that brings prosperity, opportunity and human rights for all.

“Around the world, success in achieving the SDGs will ease global anxieties, provide a better life for […]

1502, 2017

Smurfs team up with United Nations in 2017 for a happier, more peaceful and equitable world

February 15th, 2017|News, Partnerships, Press material, Sustainable Development Agenda, Youth|

(New York, NY – 15 February 2017) – The popular Smurfs characters are encouraging children, young people and adults to make the world happier, more peaceful, equitable and healthy with a campaign launched today by the United Nations, UNICEF, and the United Nations Foundation.

The “Small Smurfs Big Goals” campaign is designed to encourage everyone to […]

3001, 2017

At Youth Forum, Guterres calls for youth to share their stories

January 30th, 2017|News, Sustainable Development Agenda, Youth|

The Youth Forum offers young people an opportunity to voice their opinions, share ideas and think about what they can do to achieve sustainable development.

2301, 2017

UN Forum to highlight significant role of youth in promoting a sustainable future for all

January 23rd, 2017|News, Sustainable Development Agenda, Youth|

The 6th ECOSOC Youth Forum provides a critical global platform where youth ministers and others can contribute to discussions on issues affecting young people.

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 […]

912, 2016

China, Mongolia and Russian Federation to open up new era of trade cooperation

December 9th, 2016|Cities, Infrastructure, News, Partnerships, Press material, Sustainable Development Agenda|

A new era of trade cooperation between China, Mongolia and the Russian Federation was opened in Moscow on 8 December 2016, when the governments of the three countries signed the Intergovernmental Agreement on International Road Transport along the Asian Highway Network.

712, 2016

UN World Data Forum gearing up for January kick-off in Cape Town

December 7th, 2016|News, Press material, Sustainable Development Agenda|

Plans are in high gear for the inaugural United Nations World Data Forum, taking place in Cape Town, South Africa, on 15-18 January 2017.