UN Chief Calls on Small Islands to Continue Pushing for Climate Action “Now is not the time for retreat”

UN Secretary-General António Guterres today addressed a forum of leaders from Small Island Developing State saying that even as the world remains focused on confronting the COVID-19 pandemic – the biggest test the world has faced since the Second World War, we must not lose focus on climate change.

INTERVIEW: “We have to make decisions together, and we have to make them now” – Mogens Lyyketoft

In a recent interview with the UN News Centre, Mr. Lykketoft discusses the need for Member States to overcome differences and unite in an urgent push to curb extreme poverty and reverse climate change, as they launch the new Sustainable Development Agenda in New York this month and seek to adopt a new universal climate change agreement in Paris in December.

2018-04-22T12:05:19-04:0015 Sep 2015|Uncategorized|

UN health agency to mark World Hepatitis Day with pilot initiative to curb unsafe injections

The World Health Organization (WHO) announced today that it will commemorate the fifth World Hepatitis Day next week with a global injection safety initiative campaign in three pilot countries together with the foundation arm of IKEA to combat the “silent epidemic” that kills more than 1.4 million each year.

2018-04-22T12:08:09-04:0023 Jul 2015|Goal 3: Good Health, News, Uncategorized|

Three years into the Zero Hunger Challenge, it’s time to accelerate action and commitment to end hunger in our lifetimes

Three years after UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon launched his Zero Hunger Challenge, governments, groups and people around the world have built a global movement to end hunger – end it in our lifetimes, and end it once and for all.

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