development

UN conference adopts declaration calling for urgent action on education for sustainable development

UN News Center – The World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) held in Aichi-Nagoya, Japan, closed today with a declaration urging action to mainstream education in the United Nations post-2015 development agenda.

The Aichi-Nagoya Declaration calls on all nations to implement the Global Action Programme on ESD to move the relevant agenda forward.

In his […]

13 November 2014|News Stories|

Call for partners: Join the global partnership for youth in the post-2015 development agenda

31 January 2014|News for Youth, Opportunities for Youth|

UN joins forces with music artist David Guetta in “The World Needs More” campaign

29 November 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|

Youth filmmakers to present their work at international awards ceremony

17 October 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|

Remarks at third International Forum on Sport for Peace and Development

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, UN Headquarters, 05 June 2013

Welcome to the third International Forum on Sport for Peace and Development.

It gives me great pleasure to host this important gathering.

The link between sport, peace and development grows stronger by the year.

It can be traced back in history to the original Olympic truce, which guaranteed safe passage to athletes […]

15 August 2013|Speeches on Youth|

Remarks at “Entrepreneurship for Development” General Assembly Thematic Debate

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, General Assembly, 26 June 2013

I am pleased to address this important debate.

We meet in the middle of a global jobs crisis that demands a bold response.

This year, some 73 million young people will be unemployed.

An estimated 425 million young women and men will join the labour force between 2016 and 2030. That means […]

15 August 2013|Speeches on Youth|

Remarks at high-level meeting on youth side event: “Giving it back, passing it on”: Corporate Engagement and Youth Philanthropy as Pathways to Development

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, UN Headquarters, 27 July 2011

Thank you, Mr. Sean Koh, [Founder and CEO, Koherent Inc.], for your very kind introduction. It is very inspiring, what you have been saying. That is exactly what the United Nations is trying to achieve.

Mr. John Kluge, philanthropist and entrepreneur;
Ms. Reeta Roy, President and CEO of MasterCard Foundation;
Ms. Monique […]

26 July 2013|Speeches on Youth|