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Collective action now, the only way to meet global challenges, Guterres reaffirms in annual report

seg, 23/09/2019 - 12:28
The global challenges of our time beg global solutions, and we must continuously demonstrate the merits of multilateral cooperation, the Secretary-General said on Monday, launching the 2019 United Nation’s annual report.
Categorias: Internacionais

UN chief calls for ‘a fair globalization’ with first-ever Global Goals Summit

sab, 21/09/2019 - 03:10
“We need more investment, more political action, more priority for a fair globalization”, said UN Secretary-General António Guterres in an interview on Thursday, when asked about his expectations for the first-ever Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Summit, on 24-25 September at New York headquarters.
Categorias: Internacionais

Nature ‘one of most effective ways’ of combatting climate change

qui, 19/09/2019 - 13:32
Nature is “one of the most effective ways” of combatting climate change and should be part of every country’s climate strategy according to the Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Inger Andersen. 
Categorias: Internacionais

New UN report launched to help ratchet up action to combat climate crisis

qua, 18/09/2019 - 15:13
Ahead of global leaders’ arrival in New York for the Climate Action Summit on 23 September, the United Nations deputy chief has launched a comprehensive report on how the world can take swift and meaningful action to slow down climate change.
Categorias: Internacionais

Cities: a 'cause of and solution to' climate change

qua, 18/09/2019 - 13:59
Cities around the world are the “main cause of climate change” but can also offer a part of the solution to reducing the harmful greenhouses gases that are causing global temperatures to rise according to UN-Habitat Executive Director Maimunah Mohd Sharif.
Categorias: Internacionais

UN climate summit aims to speed up transition to cleaner, greener future

ter, 17/09/2019 - 17:09
New measures to speed up the transition to clean energy and green economies are among the initiatives to be unveiled during the UN Climate Change Summit next week.
Categorias: Internacionais

UN General Assembly: Here are the 5 big summits to watch out for

dom, 15/09/2019 - 20:15
It’s that time again, when the eyes of the world turn to New York, as world leaders fly into the city to take part in the General Debate that marks the opening of the latest session of the UN General Assembly, or UNGA.
Categorias: Internacionais

UNESCO food and culture forum dishes up fresh serving of SDGs

sex, 13/09/2019 - 18:20
Strengthening cultural heritage and culture-related food practices boosts social inclusion, economic development and well-being, the UN’s deputy culture chief told participants at the UNESCO agency’s World Forum on the matter, on Friday.
Categorias: Internacionais

Friday’s Daily Brief: 12 million may miss school, Bangladesh and Mali updates, Kenya’s malaria vaccine, land degradation pact

sex, 13/09/2019 - 17:21
A recap of Friday’s top stories: 12 million children may never go to school; Monsoon rains crush Rohingya shelters; 3.9 million Malians in need of humanitarian aid; Kenya launches malaria vaccine; and agreement made to neutralize land degradation.
Categorias: Internacionais

Around 12 million children may never see a classroom, UN data reveals

sex, 13/09/2019 - 12:59
New data published by the United Nations cultural agency on Friday, reveals that without taking urgent measures, around 12 million young children will never set foot inside a school, with girls facing “the greatest barriers”.
Categorias: Internacionais

UNcomplicating the UN: a new podcast is born over coffee in New York

qui, 12/09/2019 - 14:45
This week, just in time for #UNGA74, UN News is launching a brand-new podcast which grew out of a conversation in a coffee shop, between our hosts, Sinduja Srinivasan, and Jason DeWall.
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South-South Cooperation ‘accelerates’ us toward 2030 goals, UN Chief says on International Day

qui, 12/09/2019 - 14:01
Collaboration among countries of the global south offers a “unique pathway” that accelerates us towards the key 2030 sustainable development targets, UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, told a commemorative event for South-South Cooperation (SSC) on Thursday.
Categorias: Internacionais