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  1. Highlight 02 March 2021

    ... THE NOON BRIEFING BY STÉPHANE DUJARRIC​, SPOKESMAN FOR SECRETARY-GENERAL ANTÓNIO GUTERRES TUESDAY, 02 MARCH 2021 ... to do so by 2040.  Second, to end the international financing of coal plants and shift investment to renewable energy projects.  ...

    02 March 2021

  2. Secretary-General's remarks to Member States on Priorities for 2021 [bilingual as delivered; scroll down for all-English version]

    ... geopolitical tensions are undermining our collective efforts for peace.   Humanitarian needs are escalating. Forced displacement ... Phase out fossil fuel finance, starting with the overseas financing of coal. End subsidies to fossil fuels. Shift the tax burden ...

    01 February 2021

  3. Deputy Secretary-General's video message at the Second Breakfast Meeting on the Sustainable Infrastructure Investment Facility

    ... Ladies and Gentlemen, I thank the President of ECOSOC for the opportunity to address this second Breakfast Meeting on Sustainable ... our capacities to help countries navigate the ecosystem of financing opportunities and UN-sponsored alliances of investors. I look ...

    29 January 2021

  4. Secretary-General's special address at Davos Agenda [as delivered]

    ... the video on webtv.un.org ] I thank you very much for this opportunity to address the Davos Agenda. Humanity has just endured ... last year with the Prime Ministers of Canada and Jamaica on Financing for Development in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond, highlighted the ...

    26 January 2021

  5. Secretary-General's remarks to the Climate Adaptation Summit [as delivered]

    ... of the Netherlands] and my dear friend Ban Ki-moon for inviting me to address this important summit, and I thank the Global ... $280 and 500 billion in 2050. But huge gaps remain on financing for adaptation in developing countries. That is why I have called ...

    26 January 2021

  6. Special address at Davos Agenda

    I thank you very much for this opportunity to address the Davos Agenda. Humanity has just endured ... world on track. It is time to change course and take the sustainable path. And, this year, we have a unique opportunity to do so. ... last year with the Prime Ministers of Canada and Jamaica on Financing for Development in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond, highlighted the ...

    25 January 2021

  7. Remarks to the Climate Adaptation Summit

    ... of the Netherlands] and my dear friend Ban Ki-moon for inviting me to address this important summit, and I thank the Global ... $280 and 500 billion in 2050. But huge gaps remain on financing for adaptation in developing countries. That is why I have called ...

    25 January 2021

  8. Highlight 30 December 2020

    ... of Ms. Lynn Hastings of Canada as Deputy Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, where she will also serve as the United ... Sustainable Development Goals.  As highlighted through the Financing for Development in the Era of COVID-19 Initiative (FFDI), it is vital ...

    30 December 2020

  9. Note to Correspondents: Communiqué of the Fourth African Union-United Nations Annual Conference held virtually on 9 December 2020

    ... the shared understanding that they have on the need for a renewed and inclusive multilateralism, the challenges on the continent ... Canada and Jamaica to advocate for an ambitious global financing response to the crisis. They welcomed the G20’s Debt Service ...

    14 December 2020

  10. Highlight 09 December 2020

    ... He commended the African Union and African Member States for spearheading a swift and coordinated continental response to the COVID-19 ... the use of assessed contributions, predictable and sustained financing of AU peace support operations, mandated by the Security Council, ...

    09 December 2020