Portugal

23 April 2021, Lisbon, Portugal

Secretary-General's video message to the European Union-Africa Green Investment Forum

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04 December 2020, Lisbon, Portugal

Secretary-General's message to Web Summit

It is a pleasure to greet the Web Summit.

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated our dependence on digital technologies and highlighted the life-saving benefits of connectivity. As societies have locked down and sent people into isolation, Internet access and digital advances have kept people connected and societies running.

24 November 2020, Portugal

Mensagem video sobre o Dia Nacional Dos Engenheiros

É com muito gosto que saúdo a Ordem dos Engenheiros e todos os colegas neste dia tão significativo para os Engenheiros portugueses.

Ao longo de muitas décadas, a Ordem dos Engenheiros tem reunido profissionais de elevado gabarito e tem-se debruçado na contribuição desta profissão para o progresso e o bem-estar da nossa sociedade e do nosso país.

Hoje, o trabalho da Engenharia é essencial na construção de um futuro sustentável, nos esforços no âmbito da ação climática e em muitos aspetos do combate à pandemia da covid-19.

25 November 2019, Lisbon, Portugal

Secretary-General's message to the Lisbon Forum

[Delivered by Mr. Miguel Ángel Moratinos, the High Representative of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations]

It is a pleasure to greet this important meeting of the Lisbon Forum of the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe.  I am proud to have been a member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe and, as Secretary-General, I treasure the Council’s partnership with the United Nations. 

19 September 2019, Lisbon, Portugal

Secretary-General's video message to opening of the 27th Annual Conference of the European Environment and Sustainable Development Advisory Councils (EEAC)

I am pleased to greet your conference on “Partnerships for Sustainable Development”.
 
From the climate emergency to biodiversity loss to poverty, hunger and inequality, the world’s most pressing challenges can only be addressed if we work together.  
 
To achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, we need communities, civil society, academia, the private sector and the international community to collaborate and contribute to their fullest potential.
 

04 July 2019, Cascais, Portugal

Secretary-General's video message for the Euro-African Forum, 4-5 July

It is a pleasure to greet this Euro-African Forum, focused on the power of diasporas to connect people and advance prosperity. 
 
The United Nations continues to deepen partnerships with Africa. 
 
We are working together to advance the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Africa’s Agenda 2063, to combat climate change and to promote peace and development.