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21 12, 2017

UN peacekeeping operations will keep aiming to reduce their environmental impact – Security Council

2017-12-27T16:07:29+00:00 December 21st, 2017|Climate change, News|

The Security Council on Thursday said that United Nations peacekeeping missions will continue to consider ways to reduce the environmental impact of their operations, in line with relevant UN resolutions and mindful of the goals set out in international accords on the environment, including the Paris Agreement on climate change.

21 06, 2016

Ban Ki-moon to students: Small actions make a difference

2017-11-16T15:42:18+00:00 June 21st, 2016|Climate change, News, Youth|

In a world of rapid technology, sometimes all it takes is an old-fashioned letter. United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed students from P.S. 333 in Manhattan and Cottage Grove Elementary in upstate New York to UN Headquarters Tuesday for a discussion on climate change. At the urging of their teachers, the classes had written to Mr. [...]

21 06, 2016

Letters to Ban Ki-moon: Fifth-graders write about climate change

2017-11-16T15:42:19+00:00 June 21st, 2016|Climate change, News, Secretary-General, Sustainable Development Agenda, Youth|

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has been very busy, but not too busy to make time to meet the fifth graders who wrote to him asking him to find solutions to the universal challenge of climate change. Today, Mr. Ban will talk to them about what the UN is doing to tackle this issue, and what [...]

21 04, 2016

Media advisory: Press briefing on civil society and Paris Agreement

2017-11-16T15:43:37+00:00 April 21st, 2016|Climate change, News, Press material|

At this press briefing, civil society leaders from a wide sector of stakeholders will react to the signing, report on what’s been happening since December, and discuss steps forward for climate action.

7 04, 2016

Record number of signatures expected for climate change agreement on 22 April

2016-04-07T20:18:17+00:00 April 7th, 2016|Climate change, News, Press material|

More than 130 countries have confirmed that they will sign the Paris Agreement on 22 April, the first day that the agreement will be open for signature.

26 02, 2016

Media advisory: 8 April deadline to request accreditation for Paris Agreement Signature Ceremony

2016-02-26T15:25:01+00:00 February 26th, 2016|News, Press material|

Media members applying for accreditation must submit a request on official letterhead of a media organization, signed by the Publisher, Editor-in-chief, or Assignment Editor.