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MEDIA ADVISORY – Meeting on the Status of SDG Implementation

MEDIA ADVISORY Meeting on the Status of SDG Implementation United Nations, 7 September 2017 — On 8 September 2017, the President of the UN General Assembly, H.E. Peter Thomson, will convene an informal meeting of the General Assembly focused on the status of SDG implementation. At the outset of the 71st session of the General […]

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MEDIA ADVISORY: High Level Forum on Culture of Peace

MEDIA ADVISORY   High Level Forum on Culture of Peace   United Nations, 1 September 2017 — Recognizing the need to further promote a culture of peace and non-violence that benefits humanity, particularly in the current global context and also taking note of the importance of respect and understanding for religious and cultural diversity throughout […]

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MEDIA ADVISORY: High Level Meeting on New Urban Agenda and UN-Habitat

MEDIA ADVISORY     High Level Meeting on New Urban Agenda and UN-Habitat   United Nations, 1 September 2017 — On 21 October 2016, UN Member States agreed upon the New Urban Agenda at the Habitat III Conference in Quito, Ecuador. This Agenda sets a new global standard for sustainable urban development and will help […]

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MEDIA ADVISORY: SDG Action Event on Innovation

MEDIA ADVISORY   The adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development saw world leaders commit to 17 comprehensive, integrated and ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The world in which the SDGs were adopted is radically different from that of the Millennium Development Goals. Giant leaps in technological advances are converging to make the unthinkable […]

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MEDIA ADVISORY: High-level SDG Action Event: Climate Change and the Sustainable Development Agenda

MEDIA ADVISORY   High-level SDG Action Event  Climate Change and the Sustainable Development Agenda   UNITED NATIONS, New York, 22 March 2017 — In line with the theme of the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly, to deliver a universal push on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, the President of the General Assembly, […]

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Preparations for The Ocean Conference

MEDIA ADVISORY 13 February 2017 Preparations for The Ocean Conference get underway in New York, 15-16 February 2017 UNITED NATIONS, New York, 13 February 2017 – With concern mounting that the state of the world’s ocean is rapidly deteriorating, United Nations Member States and civil society groups will gather for a two-day preparatory meeting this […]

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Media advisory: media stakeout following High-Level Segment of Dialogue on “Building Sustainable Peace for All”

Media Advisory   Media Stakeout by H.E. Peter Thomson, President of the U.N. General Assembly, following the High-Level Segment of the Dialogue on “Building Sustainable Peace for All: Synergies between the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustaining Peace Agenda”, on 24 January 2017   UNITED NATIONS, New York, 23 January 2017 — Media are invited […]

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Media advisory: Media briefing about UN Oceans conference in June 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY   Media briefing about UN Oceans conference in June 2017   COP 22, Marrakech, 14 November 2016 — The President of the United Nations General Assembly, the Prime Minister of Fiji, the Deputy Prime Minister of Sweden and UN Under Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs will convene a joint press conference at […]

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MEDIA ADVISORY: High-level Meeting to Commemorate 30th Anniversary of the Declaration on the Right to Development

MEDIA ADVISORY   High-level Meeting to Commemorate 30th Anniversary of the Declaration on the Right to Development   UNITED NATIONS, New York, 21 September 2016 — The United Nations Declaration on the Right to Development establishes development as a right and puts people at the centre of the development process. Adopted by the United Nations […]