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1 December 2018

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the G20 session on Climate and Sustainable Development, in Buenos Aires today:

29 November 2018

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the launch of a global task force charged with recommending strategies to harness the potential of financial technology to advance the Sustainable Development Goals.  The Task Force on Digital Financing consists of leaders from a range of sectors from both developed and developing countries.

19 January 2018

Reaffirming its commitment to the sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity of Afghanistan and the Central Asian States, the Security Council today adopted a presidential statement, expressing its continued support to the Secretary‑General’s call to action to avert threats, ahead of holding a debate on pressing challenges ahead.

13 September 2018

Delegates today concluded their discussions addressing marine genetic resources, before returning to the topic of area-based management tools, including marine protected areas, as the intergovernmental conference tasked with drafting a legally binding treaty under the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea governing maritime diversity in ocean waters beyond national jurisdiction entered its eighth day.

28 November 2018

The General Assembly would express profound alarm that greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise worldwide and remain deeply concerned that all nations are experiencing an increase in adverse impacts of climate change, according to one of eight draft resolutions the Second Committee (Economic and Financial) approved today.

4 December 2018

Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks on the 2019 Climate Summit, in Katowice, Poland, today:

29 January 2018

Conflicts, inequality, volatile financial markets, corruption, climate change challenges and health‑related threats were among the obstacles stymying progress on achieving sustainable development for all, delegates warned at the opening of the fifty‑sixth session of the Commission for Social Development, with many calling for sharpening the focus of national and global efforts to reach vulnerable groups.

7 December 2018

Speakers at the Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) today voiced their support for the Secretary‑General’s request for an $8.93 million appropriation in 2019 to support the ongoing upgrade of facilities at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, including the renovation of the iconic Africa Hall.

24 September 2018

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed’s opening remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the event “Emerging Challenges and Shifting Paradigms:  New Perspectives on International Cooperation for Development”, in New York today:

26 October 2018

Underscoring the need to bolster regional commissions in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, speakers focused on areas ranging from trade and transport to the environment and natural hazards, as the Second Committee (Economic and Financial) met with those bodies today.