Environmental issues and sustainable development

Environmental issues and sustainable development

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:

4 December 2018
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Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks at the event on E‑Mobility, in Katowice, Poland today:

3 December 2018
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Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the opening of the twenty-fourth Conference of Parties (COP24) in Katowice, Poland, today:

2 December 2018
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, to the Motsepe Foundation Sustainable Development Goal 5 Breakfast Panel Discussion on the theme “Achieve equality by ending all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere”, in Johannesburg today:

2 December 2018
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Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the SDG [Sustainable Development Goals] Advocates Reception, in Johannesburg today:

1 December 2018
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Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the G20 session on Climate and Sustainable Development, in Buenos Aires today:

29 November 2018
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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.

28 November 2018
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Following is the text of UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ video message to the Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals Summit for Heads of State and Government, in Copenhagen today:

28 November 2018
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Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ opening remarks to the Global South‑South Development Expo 2018, in New York today:

27 November 2018
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Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the High-level Event on the Multi-Partner Human Security Trust Fund for the Aral Sea Region, in New York today:

26 November 2018
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Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message to the High-level Experts and Leaders Panel on Water and Disasters Symposium, in Tokyo today: