12 07, 2017

Eleven global banks partner with UN to make financial markets more climate transparent

2017-11-16T15:33:25+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Climate change, Economic growth, News, Partnerships|

Representing over $7 trillion, eleven major financial institutions around the globe have joined forces with the United Nations to promote climate transparency in financial markets, the Organization’s environment wing said today.

10 06, 2017

Inclusive development ‘best form of preventing conflict,’ UN chief tells Central Asia summit

2017-11-16T15:34:46+00:00 June 10th, 2017|News, Partnerships|

Secretary-General António Guterres today stressed the importance of partnership between the United Nations and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in achieving global development goals and combating some of today's key threats to peace and security, such as terrorism.

14 05, 2017

At China’s Belt and Road Forum, UN chief Guterres stresses shared development goals

2017-11-16T15:36:35+00:00 May 14th, 2017|Economic growth, News, Partnerships|

Speaking at a major international conference in Beijing, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today drew comparisons between China's 'One Belt, One Road' initiative and the Sustainable Development Goals, saying both are rooted in a shared vision for global development.

18 04, 2017

UN forum highlights importance of stronger partnerships for financing sustainable development

2017-11-16T15:36:55+00:00 April 18th, 2017|News, Partnerships|

Underlining the importance of sustainable finance for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, senior United Nations officials today called for stronger partnerships with a diverse range of stakeholders to ensure that resource requirements are met.

1 02, 2017

Banks, UN set standards on channelling investments for sustainable development

2017-11-16T15:38:11+00:00 February 1st, 2017|Financing for Development, News, Partnerships|

Nearly 20 leading global banks and investors, totalling $6.6 trillion in assets, have launched a UN-backed global framework aimed at channelling the money they manage towards clean, low carbon and inclusive projects.

9 12, 2016

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

2017-11-13T19:07:22+00:00 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.

30 11, 2016

Design leaders launch collaborative platform to support SDGs

2016-12-02T19:11:18+00:00 November 30th, 2016|News, Partnerships|

The United Nations and Design Miami/ today launched a global platform for green infrastructure, architecture and design in support of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The platform, “Building Legacy: Designing for Sustainability” brings together designers, architects, producers, and policy makers to promote concrete solutions in closing the gap between sustainable design and responsible production. [...]

14 03, 2016

UN urges focus on ‘shared responsibility’ to combat illicit drugs

2016-03-14T20:30:08+00:00 March 14th, 2016|Health, News, Partnerships, Peace and justice|

Ahead of a special session on drugs at the UN, senior officials focused on the people affected by drugs and the shared responsibility in stopping the suffering caused by them.

25 06, 2015

‘Business can be a global force for good,’ Bans says as General Assembly honours UN Global Compact

2017-11-16T15:50:15+00:00 June 25th, 2015|News, Partnerships, Secretary-General|

The business community and the private sector can make a difference as United Nations Member States are in the process of formulating a new sustainability agenda, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today said at the General Assembly, which was meeting to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the UN Global Compact.