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Global Ministerial Conference On Addressing Hate Speech Through Education

Thursday, 28 October 2021, 7:48 am | UN Department of Global Communications

26 October 2021 1. Ministers of Education from around the world attended the virtual Global Ministers Conference on Addressing Hate Speech through Education chaired by the President of Namibia, His Excellency Hage Geingob, and UNESCO’s Director General, ... More >>

Business Leaders Join Secretary-General To Mobilize Investment In Sustainable Development

Tuesday, 19 October 2021, 6:44 am | UN Department of Global Communications

Business leaders join Secretary-General to ramp up delivery of critical investment tools to mobilize investment in sustainable development New York, 19 October – At their annual meeting with United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today, ... More >>

Sustainable Transport Conference Calls For Vastly Accelerated Action To Achieve Net Zero Emissions

Sunday, 17 October 2021, 6:30 am | UN Department of Global Communications

Sustainable Transport Conference calls for vastly accelerated action to achieve net zero emissions and build a green, inclusive and equitable future Beijing, China, 16 October – The Second UN Global Sustainable Transport Conference, which brought ... More >>

Global Transport At A Crossroads: UN Sustainable Transport Conference

Friday, 15 October 2021, 6:51 am | UN Department of Global Communications

Global Transport At A Crossroads: UN Conference To Advance Action On Zero Emission Vehicles, Boost Economy And Reduce Inequalities Move to sustainable transport can deliver savings of US$70 trillion by 2050 Beijing, China, 14 October — To ensure ... More >>

Ahead Of COP26 In Glasgow, UN To Raise Ambition For A Transport Revolution That Can Help Tackle The Climate Emergency

Friday, 8 October 2021, 7:43 am | UN Department of Global Communications

With the transport sector contributing approximately 25% of all direct greenhouse gas emissions, there is a renewed sense of urgency for achieving sustainable transport globally– transport that is safe, green, efficient and accessible. As we head towards ... More >>

Commitment Registry Will Track Multi-stakeholder Promises Of Action

Sunday, 26 September 2021, 6:31 am | UN Department of Global Communications

Nearly 300 commitments from civil society, farmers, youth, Indigenous Peoples and Member States highlights Summit’s inclusive process to accelerate action September 24, 2021, NEW YORK – The first-ever UN Food Systems Summit saw nearly 300 commitments ... More >>

World Leaders Commit To Tackling Global Hunger, Climate Change And Biodiversity Loss At Historic UN Food Systems Summit

Saturday, 25 September 2021, 6:48 am | UN Department of Global Communications

More than 150 countries made commitments to transform their food systems, while championing greater participation and equity, especially amongst farmers, women, youth and indigenous groups September 23, 2021, NEW YORK – The first ever UN Food ... More >>

New Commitments At UN Energy Summit A Major Stride Towards Affordable And Clean Energy

Saturday, 25 September 2021, 6:45 am | UN Department of Global Communications

New commitments at UN energy summit a major stride towards affordable and clean energy, but much work ahead to halve energy access gap by 2025 Commitments of more than US$400 billion in new finance and investment announced; far more needed to address ... More >>

Global Leaders Set To Act To Increase Energy Access While Reducing Emissions At First UN Energy Summit In 40 Years

Thursday, 23 September 2021, 6:10 am | UN Department of Global Communications

Announcements to trigger a major step forward in addressing both energy poverty and net-zero emissions New York, 22 September — Significant new commitments for financing clean energy, increasing renewables and improving access to electricity ... More >>

SDG Moment Set The Stage For Recovering Better To Keep The Promise Of The SDGs

Wednesday, 22 September 2021, 3:38 pm | UN Department of Global Communications

As the world tackles a myriad of challenges—the COVID-19 pandemic, the catastrophic impacts of climate change, increasing conflicts and widening inequalities — this year’s SDG Moment called for a profound and urgent shift to keep the promise of ... More >>

UN Summit Sets The Stage For Global Pledge To Develop Food Systems That Serve People And Planet

Tuesday, 21 September 2021, 5:34 am | UN Department of Global Communications

School meals for every child, zero food waste and an agriculture innovation mission for climate are among the announcements expected at Thursday’s event. September 20, New York – The UN Food Systems Summit is set to trigger the transformation ... More >>

More Than 130 Countries Expected To Announce National Commitments At UN Food Systems Summit

Thursday, 16 September 2021, 6:04 am | UN Department of Global Communications

At least 91 world leaders are set to participate in the Summit after the UN Secretary-General called on governments to ‘feed hope for a better future’. September 15, New York – The Heads of State and Government from more than 90 countries are expected to ... More >>

UN Secretary-General’s Call For Ambition Prior To The Food Systems Summit

Wednesday, 15 September 2021, 6:59 am | UN Department of Global Communications

Ahead of the UN Food Systems Summit , which will take place on Thursday, September 23, António Guterres, the UN Secretary General, has issued the following call to action : The international community has a vital opportunity to help advance the ... More >>

Dialogues With Thousands Of People Set The Agenda For ‘Open And Transparent’ UN Food Systems Summit

Friday, 10 September 2021, 6:12 am | UN Department of Global Communications

Openness, transparency and urgency were among the cross-cutting success factors to emerge from hundreds conversations about how to transform food systems. September 9, ROME – Nearly 900 Independent Dialogues have helped shape the forthcoming UN ... More >>

Colombia To Host Hybrid Biodiversity PreCOP

Saturday, 28 August 2021, 5:44 am | UN Department of Global Communications

Colombia to host hybrid Biodiversity PreCOP featuring heads of state and government to promote ambition for new global biodiversity agreement Biodiversity PreCOP being held 30 August as hybrid event in the context of the third session of the Open-ended ... More >>

UN Secretary-General Statement On The IPCC Working Group 1 Report

Tuesday, 10 August 2021, 4:58 am | UN Department of Global Communications

New York, 9 August 2021 STATEMENT BY THE SECRETARY-GENERAL ON THE IPCC WORKING GROUP I REPORT ON THE PHYSICAL SCIENCE BASIS OF THE SIXTH ASSESSMENT Today’s IPCC Working Group 1 Report is a code red for humanity. The alarm bells are deafening, and the ... More >>

Young People Show Leadership In Shaping Outcomes Of UN Food Systems Summit

Thursday, 29 July 2021, 5:58 am | UN Department of Global Communications

Youth voices were strong throughout the three-day Pre-Summit declaring they are ‘the leaders of today’ July 28, 2021, ROME – At the closing of the three-day United Nations Food Systems Pre-Summit in Rome, Italy Minister of Foreign Affairs ... More >>

More Than 100 Countries Discuss Visions For National Food Futures To Accelerate Global Action Ahead Of September Summit

Thursday, 29 July 2021, 5:56 am | UN Department of Global Communications

Governments laid out their national pathways to address multiple aspects of food systems during the concluding day of the UN Food Systems Pre-Summit. July 28, 2021, ROME – More than 100 countries came together over the course of three-days to discuss ... More >>

UN Announces 50 Best Small Business Winners Providing “Good Food For All”

Wednesday, 28 July 2021, 6:01 am | UN Department of Global Communications

The US$100,000 global competition, held in conjunction with the UN Food Systems Summit, showcases innovative solutions in improving access to healthy, sustainable food Tuesday, July 27, ROME – Fifty small- and medium-sized enterprises around ... More >>

Italian & Rwandan Leaders Join Urgent Call To Transform World’s Food Systems As UN Food Systems Pre-Summit Begins

Wednesday, 28 July 2021, 5:59 am | UN Department of Global Communications

Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi and Rwandan President Paul Kagame stress need for more inclusive, sustainable and holistic approaches ahead of the Summit in New York in September. July 27, 2021, ROME – Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi and ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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