Environmental issues and sustainable development

Environmental issues and sustainable development

24 September 2018
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Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks to the High‑Level Meeting on Financing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, in New York today:

24 September 2018
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina J. Mohammed’s remarks on the IMF/SDSN event “SDG Costing and Macroeconomics:  Spending Needs for Achieving Selected SDGs” [Sustainable Development Goals], in New York today:

13 September 2018
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Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, observed on 16 September:

10 September 2018
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Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks on climate change, in New York today:

7 September 2018
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The United Nations and Mattel, Inc., launched a collaboration at New York Headquarters today to introduce the Sustainable Development Goals to pre‑school audiences through the animated children’s series Thomas & Friends.

5 September 2018
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Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks at the launch of the New Climate Economy report, in New York today:

27 August 2018
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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Satya S. Tripathi of India as Assistant Secretary-General and Head of the New York Office of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

27 August 2018
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the High-Level Panel on Water Diplomacy, in Stockholm today:

27 August 2018
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the opening plenary of the 2018 World Water Week — “Water, Ecosystems and Human Development, at the Heart of the Global Agendas”, in Stockholm today:

27 July 2018
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the informal briefing on the Secretary‑General’s meeting on financing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, in New York today:

19 July 2018
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The Economic and Social Council concluded its high-level segment today, adopting a sweeping Ministerial Declaration approved a day earlier by the High‑Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development.

18 July 2018
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Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the closing of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, held under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council, in New York today:

18 July 2018
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Adopting its Ministerial Declaration by a vote of 164 in favour to 2 against (Israel, United States), with no abstentions, the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development reaffirmed today its commitment to effectively implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development for all people, everywhere.

17 July 2018
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, to the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Business Forum, in New York today:

17 July 2018
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Senior Government officials described national efforts to ensure access to drinking water, provide modern energy services and make cities safe for all, as the general debate of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development moved into its second day.

17 July 2018
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Business Forum high‑level luncheon, in New York today:

17 July 2018
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the 2018 High-Level Political Forum side event, “The SDGs [Sustainable Development Goals] in Action:  Working Together for Inclusive, Safe, Resilient and Sustainable Cities and Settlements”, in New York today:

16 July 2018
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The ambitious 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development will have no real impact unless each and every global citizen make a conscious decision to change their daily habits, from the clothes they wear to the food they eat, Michelle Yeoh, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Goodwill Ambassador, said today, setting the tone for the opening day of the ministerial segment of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development.

16 July 2018
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the launch of From Summits to Solutions:  Innovations in Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals, in New York today:

16 July 2018
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the opening of the ministerial segment of the 2018 High‑Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, held under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council, in New York today: