UN Climate Change News, 14 August 2019— Over 3,000 participants [...]
PRESS RELEASE The following is a joint press release [...]
United Nations announces 2019 Climate Action Summit ‘Clean Air Initiative’, calls on governments at all levels to join
Ahead of the upcoming 2019 Climate Action Summit, the United Nations, the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) and Climate and Clean Air Coalition announced today the “Clean Air Initiative”, calling on governments at all levels to join the Initiative.
Increased community-based engagement seen as critical to build climate action and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals
New York, 19 July—With reports indicating that current efforts to [...]
The United Nations and Talent From the Angry Birds Movie 2 Join Forces on the ActNow Climate Campaign
The United Nations Department of Global Communications (DGC) is collaborating with Sony Pictures Entertainment and the UN Foundation in support of the UN ActNow climate campaign, a global call for citizen action on climate change.
UN PRESS RELEASE Climate change threatens progress across sustainable [...]
Government, private and public-sector leaders to attend largest gathering on sustainable development progress
MEDIA ADVISORY 2 July 2019 Government, private and public-sector [...]
UN Opens Applications for Youth Climate Summit in New York, Announces “Green Tickets” to Recognize Young People Driving Climate Action
Press release UN Opens Applications for Youth Climate Summit [...]
UN Secretary-General to Open Abu Dhabi Climate Meeting to Spur Action; Will Conduct Dialogue with Youth Delegates
MEDIA ADVISORY 30 June 2019, 10.30 GST (GMT+4) Webcast: [...]
UN recognizes public institution-led initiatives in 11 countries that are advancing Sustainable Development Goals
Baku, Azerbaijan, 21 June –From managing invasive species to [...]
2019/17/MA IPCC MEDIA ADVISORY 20 June 2019 GENEVA, June [...]
Tackling climate change, one bite at a time, UN enlists chefs to lead in campaign for sustainable food
Chefs from around the world will help support the United Nations's ActNow campaign by kicking off a food challenge on June 18, Sustainable Gastronomy Day. The Challenge aims to engage people in the global effort to tackle climate change through healthy and sustainable food choices.
Growing at a slower pace, world population is expected to reach 9.7 billion in 2050 and could peak at nearly 11 billion around 2100: UN Report
PRESS RELEASE Growth rates vary across regions and more [...]
Our individual consumption and production choices have a lasting [...]
Business leaders urged to set more ambitious climate targets in effort to limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C
A broad coalition of business, civil society and UN leaders today issued a call to action for private companies to make their critical and necessary contribution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions to limit the worst impacts of climate change.
As advocates demand greater inclusion for persons with disabilities, the UN releases roadmap for transformative change
Disability advocates at the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD demand accelerated action to ensure the rights of persons with disabilities.
The Communities of Ocean Action (COAs) held a two-day meeting in Incheon, Korea, 5-9 June, aimed to identify gaps, good practices and lessons learned in the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14 (SDG 14) to sustainably use and manage the ocean. organized by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs in Incheon, Republic of Korea, under the theme “From Commitments to Action: Implementing SDG 14,”
A new class of SDG Advocates was appointed today by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres. These 17 influential public figures are committed to raising awareness, inspiring greater ambition, and pushing for faster action on the SDGs
Looking beyond the promises of Agenda 2030, Global Festival participants commit to concrete action for the Sustainable Development Goals
Bonn, 6 MAY 2019 | The third edition of the [...]
A landmark new report from the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) warns that nature is declining globally at rates unprecedented in human history – and the rate of species extinctions is accelerating, with grave impacts on people around the world now likely.