Environmental issues and sustainable development

Environmental issues and sustainable development

18 September 2019
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina Mohamed’s opening remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Flagship Climate Progress event, in New York today:

17 September 2019
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina Mohamed’s opening remarks at the press briefing ahead of the 2019 Climate Summit, in New York today:

13 September 2019
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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:

13 September 2019
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Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for the International Day of Peace, observed on 21 September:

12 September 2019
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Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks on the International Day for South-South Cooperation, observed today:

9 September 2019
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the “Great Green Wall” breakfast during the fourteenth Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification, in New Delhi today:

9 September 2019
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s opening remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the high-level session of the fourteenth Conference of Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification, in New Delhi today:

9 September 2019
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the climate change luncheon of the fourteenth Conference of Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification, in New Delhi today:

27 July 2019
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Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message to the seventh Kubuqi International Desert Forum, in Kubuqi Desert, China, on 27 to 28 July:

18 July 2019
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The successful implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development will hinge first and foremost on safe, stable societies, empowered populations and the active engagement of young people, delegates stressed today, as the Economic and Social Council’s 2019 High‑Level Political Forum drew to a close.

18 July 2019
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohamed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the Economic and Social Council side event “Delivering the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Europe and Around the World”, in New York today:

18 July 2019
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohamed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the closing of the 2019 High-Level Political Forum in New York, today:

16 July 2019
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Following are UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ remarks at the opening of the High-level Political Forum Ministerial Segment, today:

15 July 2019
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The Economic and Social Council convened two interactive discussions today with speakers underscoring the need to more effectively support poorer countries in reaching development objectives, as it concluded the first five days of its High‑Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development.

13 July 2019
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks at the high-level opening of the senior-level meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation, in New York today:

12 July 2019
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The High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development today examined the contributions of science, technology and innovation in pursuit of the Sustainable Development Goals, including ways in which Governments, the United Nations, the private sector, scientists, academia and civil society can work together to harness that power.

11 July 2019
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The High-Level Forum on Sustainable Development, entering the third day of its 2019 session, focused on the essential role of major groups and other stakeholders in implementing and monitoring the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, with speakers emphasizing the regional dimension of their contribution.

10 July 2019
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Global partnerships are essential to helping the world’s most vulnerable countries eradicate poverty and address climate change, among other global challenges, delegates said today, as the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development held a thematic review focused on the specific needs of such States.

9 July 2019
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Four years after their adoption, progress on many of the Sustainable Development Goals remains slow amid rising inequality, the impacts of climate change and the world’s most vulnerable people suffering the most, the United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development heard today as it began its fourth annual session.

9 July 2019
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Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the Climate Summit Preparatory Meeting, in Abu Dhabi, on 30 June: