Category: MilleniumGoals

Speakers Welcome Reform Proposals of UN Development System, Urge Faster Realization of 2030 Agenda, as Economic and Social Council Concludes High-Level Segment

The High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development concluded its third annual meeting today with speakers welcoming proposed sweeping reforms to the United Nations development system, warning of the impact of climate change, and calling for fast…

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Government Officials Highlight National Efforts to Make Cities Safe, Bring Potable Water, Modern Energy Services to All, as High-Level Political Forum Continues

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Senior Government officials described national efforts to ensure access to drinking water, provide modern energy services and make cities safe for all, as the general debate of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Dev…

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Government Officials Highlight National Efforts to Make Cities Safe, Bring Potable Water, Modern Energy Services to All, as High-Level Political Forum Continues

Senior Government officials described national efforts to ensure access to drinking water, provide modern energy services and make cities safe for all, as the general debate of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development moved into its se…

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Progress Remains Too Slow to Ensure Affordable, Clean Energy for All by 2030, Deputy Secretary-General Stresses at ‘Seven for 7’ Event

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the Seven for 7 Event: “Celebrating Leadership & Innovation on SDG7”, in New York today:I am pleased to join you this evening.  …

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Deputy Secretary-General Opens High-Level Political Forum with Call to Realign Plans, Adapt New Approaches for Realizing 2030 Agenda

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Following are UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the opening of the ministerial segment of the 2018 High‑Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, …

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World: Press Conference by Secretary-General António Guterres at United Nations Headquarters (12 July 2018)

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Following is a transcript of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ press conference, held in New York today:

Ladies and gentlemen of the media,

I really thank you very much for your presence.

Tomorrow, the General Assembly…

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World: New Inquiries from International Development Committee: Forced displacement in Africa/Combating Climate Change

NEW INQUIRIES

Forced displacement in Africa
UK Aid for combating Climate Change

On launching two new inquiries, the Chair of the Committee, Stephen Twigg MP, said:

“As a member of the UN, the UK has signed up to achieving the 17 Sustainable Develo…

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