Environmental issues and sustainable development

Environmental issues and sustainable development

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.

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:

3 July 2019
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Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the fortieth regular meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), in Saint Lucia today:

3 July 2019
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s opening remarks, as prepared for delivery, on the outcome of the sixth session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, in New York today:

1 July 2019
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s opening remarks, as prepared for delivery, to the Climate Summit Preparatory Meeting, in Abu Dhabi today:

1 July 2019
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s opening remarks, as prepared for delivery, for participation in the Youth Consultation, in Abu Dhabi today:

1 July 2019
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Following are UN Deputy-Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s closing remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the Abu Dhabi Preparatory Meeting for the Climate Action Summit, in Abu Dhabi, today:

29 June 2019
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Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the Climate Change Trilateral Meeting with the Foreign Ministers of China and France, in Osaka, Japan, today:

20 June 2019
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Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message to the Smarthead Sustainability Summit, in Bratislava today:

19 June 2019
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Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message to the Global Water 2020 Stakeholder Commitments gathering in Washington, D.C., today:

12 June 2019
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Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for the World Day to Combat Desertification, observed on 17 June:

3 June 2019
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Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for the European Union Conference on International Carbon Markets in Brussels today:

3 June 2019
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks on Social Justice for Sustainable Development:  How to build a new relationship with each other and with creation to meet the SDGs, as prepared for delivery in London today: