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UN / AGENDA 2030

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon handed over the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to the General Assembly to be endorsed at the Summit later this month. He said today was "the start of a new era," noting that Member States overcame differences in the interest of a common good. UNIFEED-UNTV

1 Sep 2015 | Read More »

UN / IPU PRESSER

Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) president Saber Chowdhury Friday told reporters in New York "if you really want to see success on the SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) –as we all desperately want to- I think the role of Parliamentarians is going to be of critical importance." UNIFEED-UNTV

28 Aug 2015 | Read More »

UN / AMINA MOHAMMED POST-2015

Commenting on the USD170 trillion estimated cost of implementing the  post-2015 development agenda, top UN official on development planning said, "we are better investing now because we will not be able to afford it later." UNIFEED-UNTV

6 Aug 2015 | Read More »

UN / POST 2015 AGENDA

Commenting on the General Assembly’s endorsement of the post-2015 development agenda, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told reporters in New York, "This is truly a "We the Peoples" Agenda." UNIFEED-UNTV

3 Aug 2015 | Read More »

ADDIS ABABA / BAN PRESSER

On the third day of an International Conference on Financing for Development, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told reporters the member states are in final stages of their negotiations, “with an agreement in sight”.  The Conference had shown the way forward: “I am very encouraged by the strong momentum and ownership among all partners.” UNIFEED-UNTV

15 Jul 2015 | Read More »

UN / MDGs

At the launch of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) report in Oslo, Norway Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that "global efforts to achieve the Goals have saved millions of lives and improved conditions for millions more around the world.” UNIFEED – UNTV /FILE

6 Jul 2015 | Read More »

UN / MDGs ASSESSMENT REPORT

At a press encounter for the launch of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Assessment Report, the Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs Wu Hongbo said "the unfinished business of the MDG programme will form a foundation of one of the pillars for the future sustainable development agenda." UNIFEED-UNTV

6 Jul 2015 | Read More »

UN / AFRICA POST-2015 DEVELOPMENT AGENDA

At a meeting on enhancing Africa's extractive industries to promote sustainable development, keynote speaker Professor Paul Collier said "when it's iron ore coming out of the ground the major characteristic is not that you can turn it into iron, it's that you can turn it into money; and that money you can then turn into [...]

24 Feb 2015 | Read More »

VIENNA / UNIDO FORUM

Participants of the second UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Forum emphasized that technical assistance, such as that delivered by UNIDO in many regions of the world, has already made a concrete impact on the ground and continues to be a crucial mechanism for enhancing development and progress. UNIDO-LINX

4 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UN / FINANCING POST-2015 DEVELOPMENT

A new UN report found that the financing needs for sustainable development were in the trillions of dollars per year, adding that annual global savings, at USD 22 trillion, are sufficient to meet these needs, but current financing and investment patterns will not deliver sustainable development. UNIFEED-UNTV

17 Oct 2014 | Read More »

 

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