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Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

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 »

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 »

NEW YORK / GLOBAL CITIZEN

Surrounded by a roaring crowd of an estimated 60,000 people, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was joined  by a star-studded roster of the world’s leading performers as he helped kick-off the third annual Global Citizen Festival – a celebration of global unity and a reaffirmation of the will to address the planet’s most pressing issues. [...]

6 Oct 2014 | Read More »

SAMOA / SIDS WRAP

The UN Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) wrapped up Thursday in the Samoan capital, Apia, generating nearly $2 billion in partnerships to bolster the capacity of these countries to achieve sustainable development. UNTV

4 Sep 2014 | Read More »

SAMOA / SIDS OPENING WRAP

In the Samoan capital Apia, over 100 countries are currently meeting at a UN conference to discuss the issues faced by Small Island Developing States or SIDS. The conference is looking at ways of helping those countries to deal with issues like climate change – with a clear focus to build partnerships to find solutions. [...]

1 Sep 2014 | Read More »

SAMOA / PRINCE OF SALEAPAGA

The villagers of Siupapa, sub-village of Saleapaga, the Prime Minister of Samoa’s Village, are waiting in anticipation. A very rare ceremony is happening. During the Small Islands Conference in Samoa, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is visiting Siupapa – the village that has decided to name him not only a new “Matai”, chief – but also [...]

1 Sep 2014 | Read More »

 

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