“Implementing the 2030 Agenda will strengthen our collective ability to address short-term risks and build long-term resilience," Ban said.
Ban Ki-moon congratulates Brazil, the city of Rio de Janeiro, the Brazilian people, the Rio 2016 Local Organizing Committee and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for a successful games.
The world's young people can lead a global drive to break the patterns of the past and set the world on course to a more sustainable future, Ban Ki-moon said.
Love 1980’s pop music and the Sustainable Development Goals? The United Nations Information Centre in Tokyo (UNIC Tokyo) is raising awareness of the SDGs with a new music video featuring more than 100 Japanese celebrities dancing along to 80’s idol Yu Hayami’s “Boogie Oogie Love Train” while holding the 17 colourful SDG icons.
The music video premiered on […]
Report reveals that benefits of development are not equally shared by all
New York, 19 July 2016 – As the world begins the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), 13 per cent of the world population still lives in extreme poverty, 800 million people are suffering from […]
United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson today called for an alternative narrative on migration, where human mobility is seen as a positive development and a driver for economic prosperity and social progress.
Launching the first-ever Sustainable Development Goals report on the new global development agenda adopted last year, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today said that the 15-year undertaking is “off to a good start” but will require all parts of the UN family and its partners to work together.
Governments must make greater efforts to protect people from heart disease, cancers, diabetes and lung disease – the leading causes of death among the elderly – the United Nations health agency today said.
Every country must accelerate the implementation pace of the 'ambitious and transformative' development agenda adopted by United Nations Member States nearly one year ago, by boosting efforts to overcome persistent challenges, new obstacles and unforeseen setbacks in today's turbulent world, the UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson today declared.
At a United Nations intergovernmental forum opening in Nairobi, Kenya, today, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged participants to focus on strong collaboration, equality and inclusion in trade, finance and investment in order to better align action with agreed-upon sustainable development targets and help restore trust in the global economy.