Environmental issues and sustainable development

Environmental issues and sustainable development

21 March 2019
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Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for World Water Day, observed on 22 March:

16 March 2019
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Following are United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS — University of London) Africa Development Forum, in London, today:

14 March 2019
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Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message to the seventh Global Baku Forum “A New Foreign Policy”, being held in Baku, Azerbaijan, from 14‑16 March:

14 March 2019
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the closing of the “One Planet Summit” in Nairobi today:

14 March 2019
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, to the fourth United Nations Environment Assembly, in Nairobi today:

26 February 2019
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohamed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, on the 2030 Agenda and the Paris Agreement:  Towards a Fair and Sustainable Globalization, in Madrid today:

26 February 2019
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, to the first meeting of the Sustainable Development Council, in Madrid today:

26 February 2019
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohamed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, to the Meeting of the First Joint Parliamentary Committee for the 2030 Agenda, in Madrid today:

19 February 2019
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Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for World Wildlife Day, observed on 3 March:

16 February 2019
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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, following consultations with the Chairpersons of the regional groups of Member States, today informed the General Assembly of his intention to appoint Inger Andersen of Denmark as the new Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

9 February 2019
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s keynote remarks at the 2019 World Government Summit’s SDGs in Action event — “Leadership for Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals” — as prepared for delivery, in Dubai today:

6 February 2019
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The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

31 January 2019
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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, following consultations with the Bureau of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), announced today the appointment of Ibrahim Thiaw of Mauritania as the next Executive Secretary of the UNCCD.

25 January 2019
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Climate change poses risks to international peace and security through massive displacement of people and increased competition for scarce natural resources, speakers told the Security Council today while expressing divergent views on what the 15-member organ can do about it.

24 January 2019
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Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message to the Global Forum of Local Governments (Ii Foro Global De Gobiernos Locales), being held in Sevilla, Spain, from 24 to 26 January:

10 January 2019
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Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message to the ninth Assembly of the International Renewable Energy Agency, in Abu Dhabi today:

16 December 2018
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Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ lecture at Hamad Bin Khalifa University, in Doha today:

15 December 2018
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Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks, delivered by Patricia Espinosa, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, at the twenty-fourth Conference of the Parties to the Convention, in Katowice, Poland, today:

12 December 2018
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Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks as delivered at the closing of the high-level segment of the Talanoa Dialogue at the twenty-fourth Conference of Parties (COP24), in Katowice today:

4 December 2018
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Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks on the 2019 Climate Summit, in Katowice, Poland, today: