Archive | 7 December 2016

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Informal briefing on Sustainable Finance

Statement by the President of the U.N. General Assembly on Sustainable Finance   7 December 2016   Excellencies,   Today’s briefing is part of the ongoing efforts of my Office throughout the 71st Session to drive implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals. It intends to stimulate discussion on sustainable finance, and means of implementation of […]

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Statement on Oceans and the law of the sea

Statement by the President of the U.N. General Assembly on Agenda Item 73: Oceans and the law of the sea 7 December 2016 Excellencies Distinguished Delegates, Ladies and gentlemen, The Ocean is the lifeblood of our planet.  It is a vital and complex ecosystem that billions of people depend on for their livelihoods, food security, cultural […]