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With Developing Countries Facing Dire Outlook, UN-SC And World Leaders Aim To Stimulate Economies To Achieve SDGs

Wednesday, 5 June 2024, 12:08 pm | UN Department of Global Communications

Initial action on scaling up MDB financing and rechannelling SDRs provides momentum to deliver SDG Stimulus More >>

UN Conference On Small Island Developing States Delivers New Era Of Resilience Amidst SIDS' Crippling Debt Crisis

Friday, 31 May 2024, 8:22 pm | UN Department of Global Communications

Declaration acts as catalyst for renewed commitment to sustainable development ahead of Summit of the Future More >>

Global We The Women Survey Reveals Women’s Resolve To Champion Rights And Representation In Government

Friday, 31 May 2024, 4:17 am | UN Department of Global Communications

Survey results from 185 countries show 86 percent cite climate change, and more than 50 per cent identify conflict as primary concerns for the next decade. Mental health and family responsibilities seen as barriers to reaching full potential. More >>

Small Islands On The Frontlines Of Catastrophic Climate Crisis, Crippling Debt, Exacting Heavy Toll On Development Gains

Tuesday, 28 May 2024, 5:04 am | UN Department of Global Communications

The fourth International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS4) opened today in Antigua and Barbuda to deliver a bold new and transformative plan of action to help SIDS build resilience, tackle the world’s most pressing challenges and ... More >>

Near-term Global Economic Outlook Cautiously Optimistic As Vulnerabilities Remain, UN Report Warns

Friday, 17 May 2024, 8:34 am | UN Department of Global Communications

Persistently high interest rates, debt sustainability challenges, continuing geopolitical tensions, and increasing extreme weather events pose significant downside risks More >>

UN Secretary-General's Message For World Press Freedom Day

Friday, 3 May 2024, 9:37 am | UN Department of Global Communications

The world is going through an unprecedented environmental emergency which poses an existential threat to this and future generations. People need to know about this – and journalists and media workers have a key role in informing and educating ... More >>

The Museum For The United Nations - UN Live Launches A New Global Music Initiative To Recognise The Value Of Nature

Friday, 19 April 2024, 5:48 am | UN Department of Global Communications

The goal of this evergreen initiative is to activate fans, raise funds, spark a global conversation about how we value nature, and inspire a sense of agency in our collective efforts to protect the planet. More >>

New UN Report Calls For Trillions More In Development Investment To Rescue Sustainable Development Goals

Thursday, 11 April 2024, 10:58 am | UN Department of Global Communications

Bold actions needed to scale up SDG investment and reform global financial system. More >>

The United Nations World Water Development Report 2024, Published By UNESCO On Behalf Of UN-Water

Sunday, 24 March 2024, 6:41 am | UN Department of Global Communications

The report highlights that tensions over water are exacerbating conflicts worldwide. To preserve peace, States must boost international cooperation and transboundary agreements. More >>

Message On The International Day To End Impunity For Crimes Against Journalists

Thursday, 2 November 2023, 6:03 pm | UN Department of Global Communications

2 November 2023 Journalists and the media fulfill a vital role in society, upholding and enabling democracy and holding power to account. They are essential to strong and accountable institutions and to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. ... More >>

More Than Two Decades After Landmark Agreement, Women Remain Under-represented In Peace Processes

Tuesday, 24 October 2023, 6:20 am | UN Department of Global Communications

United Nations marks anniversary of the Women, Peace and Security resolution, calling for more meaningful participation of women as active agents of peace 23 October 2023 — As the international community marks the 23rd anniversary of the UN Security ... More >>

UN Calls For Urgent Action To Enable Opportunities, Mitigate Risks For Information And Digital Technology

Friday, 13 October 2023, 5:56 am | UN Department of Global Communications

From Internet governance to digital governance, Forum pivots to UN Summit of the Future Kyoto, Japan, 12 October 2023 – Recognizing both the opportunities and risks offered by rapid advancements in information and digital technology, the 18th Internet ... More >>

Internet Governance Forum: Leveraging benefits of AI and digitalisation while mitigating risks

Tuesday, 10 October 2023, 5:51 am | UN Department of Global Communications

Leveraging benefits of rapid advances in artificial intelligence and digitalisation, while mitigating risks underpins UN Forum on Internet Governance Kyoto, Japan, 9 October 2023 – Against a backdrop of growing geopolitical tensions, proliferating ... More >>

With Trillions Needed To Achieve SDGs, World Leaders Gather To Set Out Bold Solutions To Urgently Scale Up Investments

Thursday, 21 September 2023, 9:27 pm | UN Department of Global Communications

UN High-level Dialogue seeks measures to reform the international financial architecture and strengthen global financial safety net amid calls for SDG Stimulus   New York, 20 September – Recognizing the urgency of delivering on the Sustainable ... More >>

Responding To Cascading Global Crises, SDG Summit Launches New Phase Of Accelerated Action On The SDGs

Tuesday, 19 September 2023, 6:40 am | UN Department of Global Communications

World leaders agree to take immediate action to unlock more and better financing for developing countries New York, 18 September – Gathering at the SDG Summit on 18 to 19 September, world leaders agreed today to urgently step up their efforts ... More >>

Science-driven Transformation Pivotal To SDGs Acceleration, Say Scientists In New UN Report

Wednesday, 13 September 2023, 6:25 am | UN Department of Global Communications

New York, 12 September— Ahead of the SDG Summit , a new UN report by an independent group of scientists launched today calls for transformational shifts rooted in science that would urgently reverse course and turbocharge the Sustainable Development Goals ... More >>

The World Is Failing Girls And Women

Friday, 8 September 2023, 6:16 am | UN Department of Global Communications

New figure points to the need of an additional $360 billion in investment per year to achieve gender equality and women’s empowerment by 2030.   Despite global efforts, the world is falling short of achieving gender equality. This year's ... More >>

UN Calls On Global Leaders To Turbocharge Action At Landmark Summit

Wednesday, 9 August 2023, 7:08 am | UN Department of Global Communications

With world off track halfway to achieving Sustainable Development Goals, UN calls on global leaders to turbocharge action at landmark Summit “The SDG Summit in September must be a moment of unity to provide a renewed impetus and accelerated action for ... More >>

UN Secretary-General Creates Scientific Advisory Board For Independent Advice On Breakthroughs In Science And Technology

Friday, 4 August 2023, 6:57 am | UN Department of Global Communications

New York, 03 Aug 2023 – The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced the creation of a new Scientific Advisory Board to advise UN leaders on breakthroughs in science and technology and how to harness the benefits of these ... More >>

World Risks Big Misses Across The Sustainable Development Goals Unless Measures To Accelerate Implementation Are Taken

Tuesday, 11 July 2023, 6:52 am | UN Department of Global Communications

New York, 10 July – Failure to redouble global efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals – the promise of a better world for all – may fuel greater political instability, upend economies and lead to irreversible damage to the natural ... More >>





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