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London terror attack condemned by UN chief

Listen / Secretary-General António Guterres. UN Photo/Violaine Martin (file).

A terrorist attack on Saturday in the heart of London which left at least seven dead and dozens injured has been condemned by the UN Secretary-General. In a statement issued by his spokesperson on Sunday morning, Antonio Guterres expressed his solidarity with the people and the government of the United Kingdom. Matthew Wells reports. The [...]

4 Jun 2017 | Posted in Today's News | Read More »

Caribbean taking action to protect ocean: sustainable tourism expert

Listen / Julio Orozco, Director of Sustainable Tourism for the Association of Caribbean States (ACS). Photo: UN News/Lulu Gao.

The ocean is the "main player" in Caribbean tourism and this "fragile resource" must be protected. That's the opinion of the Director of Sustainable Tourism for the 33-member Association of Caribbean States (ACS), Julio Orozco. Mr Orozco is based in Trinidad and Tobago which is among the world's Small Island Developing States (SIDS), which depend [...]

4 Jun 2017 | Posted in Caribbean News, High-Level UN Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14, Sustainable Development Goals, Today's Features | Read More »

FAO helping countries to achieve "oceans" SDG

Listen / By absorbing much of the added heat trapped by atmospheric greenhouse gases, the oceans are delaying some of the impacts of climate change. Photo: WMO/Olga Khoroshunova

Countries are expected to underline their commitment to protect marine and coastal areas when they meet at UN Headquarters this week for the first-ever Ocean Conference. UN agencies such as the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) are supporting their efforts to conserve and sustainably use the ocean as outlined in the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals [...]

4 Jun 2017 | Posted in High-Level UN Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14, Sustainable Development Goals, Today's Features | Read More »

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