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ADDIS ABABA / AMINA MOHAMMED PRESSER

Commenting on the outcome document of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development in Addis Ababa, UN top official on Post-2015 Development Planning told reporters Thursday that "for the first time we see a financing platform that delivers social protection and public services for all.” UNIFEED-UNTV

16 Jul 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 / GLOBAL SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT REPORT

A top UN   official today said UN thinking on development is evolving. At the launch of the Global Sustainable Development Report, Nikhil Seth, Director of the Division for Sustainable Development of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs, said that "this is a crucial time in the evolution of development thinking in the United Nations." [...]

30 Jun 2015 | Read More »

UN / CLIMATE CHANGE

Addressing a General Assembly High-Level Event on climate change, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that with only ten negotiating days left ahead a summit  meeting in Paris, negotiations are still moving at a "snail's pace." UNIFEED-UNTV

29 Jun 2015 | Read More »

UN / FINANCING FOR DEVELOPMENT

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told UN member States "the world needs an international financial framework that is predictable and effective" in order to achieve sustainable and inclusive development. UNIFEED-UNTV

8 Apr 2015 | Read More »

WORLD BANK / KIM

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim announced a broad strategy to end extreme poverty by 2030. Kim welcomed emerging players such as the Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank and the New Development Bank, established by the BRICS countries, as potentially strong allies in the economic development of poor countries and emerging markets. WORLD BANK

7 Apr 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 »

UN / BAN POST 2015 AGENDA

After presenting his Synthesis Report to the General Assembly, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed the Assembly's 17 Sustainable Development Goals and said that the recommendations in his Report “are not intended to cluster or replace the SDGs.  Rather, they are meant to offer some conceptual guidance for the work ahead." UNIFEED – UNTV

4 Dec 2014 | Read More »

 

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