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  1. Opening remarks at press conference on climate change at C40 World Mayors Summit

    ... first international visit since the Climate Action Summit in New York – and it is fitting that it is here in Denmark.    Copenhagen ... of tomorrow. If we build today infrastructures that are not green, we will have consequences in the decades to come.   The Climate ...

    11 October 2019

  2. Secretary-General's remarks at press conference on climate change at C40 World Mayors Summit [scroll down for Q&A]

    ... first international visit since the Climate Action Summit in New York – and it is fitting that it is here in Denmark.    Copenhagen ... of tomorrow. If we build today infrastructures that are not green, we will have consequences in the decades to come.   The Climate ...

    10 October 2019

  3. Highlight 18 September 2019

    ... -- OPENING REMARKS AT PRESS CONFERENCE New York, 18 September 2019     Good afternoon.   It is good ... with.   At the same time, very important to support the Green Climate Fund. Very important to make strong commitments to support the ...

    19 September 2019

  4. Secretary-General's Press Conference at the outset of the 74th session of the General Assembly

    New York Date:  18 September 2019 Good ... I think the mission of the Security Council is to deal with all the threats to peace and security, and I don't think there is a ... with.   At the same time, very important to support the Green Climate Fund. Very important to make strong commitments to support the ...

    18 September 2019

  5. Transcript of Press Briefing by the Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed, and the Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the 2019 Climate Summit, Luis Alfonso de Alba

    New York Date:  17 September 2019 Deputy ... to move; speed up the transition in key sectors from grey to green economies; safeguard people from the impacts of climate change already ... to continue to support their initiatives to try to deal with this challenge. Yes, there are many other dimensions which you see in ...

    17 September 2019

  6. Secretary-General remarks to Informal Session of the General Assembly [bilingual, as delivered] [scroll down for all-English version]

    New York Date:  16 January 2019 [Watch the ... reduce emissions and to seize the opportunities of a clean, green energy future.    That is why, I will convene a Climate Summit on ... on the Korean Peninsula has begun. A peace deal was reached in South Sudan. Ethiopia and Eritrea signed a historic ...

    08 August 2019

  7. Deputy Secretary-General's closing remarks at Abu Dhabi Preparatory Meeting for the Climate Action Summit [as prepared for delivery]

    ... the needed ambition:   We need to end investments in new coal plants and move quickly towards renewable energy. We need to ... also thrilled to announce that the UN will offer over 100 ‘Green Tickets’ – these are funded opportunities to participate in the ...

    05 July 2019

  8. Secretary-General's remarks to the press with Pacific Islands Forum Troika and Pacific Island Forum Secretary-General

    ... it is clear that we must bet everywhere in the world on the green economy as that is the economy of the future. One of the ways to do so, ... saying time and time again, by stopping the construction of new coal powered plants from 2020 onwards. It is possible to achieve our ...

    15 May 2019

  9. Secretary-General’s remarks at press encounter with James Shaw, New Zealand Minister for Climate Change

    Auckland, New Zealand Date:  13 May 2019 Today I had the ... of coal power plants from 2020 onwards because we need a green economy not a grey economy in the world. It was very reassuring to ... think this is the way forward for many Pacific countries to deal with the inaction? SG: Any people that feel that their human rights ...

    13 May 2019

  10. Highlight 28 March 2019

    ... Petteri Taalas [Scroll down for Q&A]   New York, 28 March 2019   Good afternoon of the media. Thank you very ... been very strongly insisting for the needs to replenish the Green Climate Fund.   Spokesman:  And, with that, I would like to thank ...

    28 March 2019