Environmental issues and sustainable development

Environmental issues and sustainable development

15 October 2019
SG/SM/19816-ENV/DEV/2010

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message to the Budapest Water Summit, held in Budapest from 15 to 17 October:

11 October 2019
SG/SM/19808-ENV/DEV/2009

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the C40 World Mayors Summit 2019, in Copenhagen today:

27 September 2019
SG/SM/19782-ENV/DEV/2008

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the high-level midterm review of the Small Island Developing States Accelerated Modalities of Action (Samoa Pathway), in New York today:

26 September 2019
DSG/SM/1347-ECO/315-ENV/DEV/2006

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks at the United Nations Global Compact CEO round table, in New York today:

26 September 2019
SG/SM/19775-ECO/316-ENV/DEV/2007

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message to the tenth anniversary commemoration of the United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative, in New York today:

25 September 2019
GA/12188

World leaders shared their unique perspectives, visions and challenges in moving forward on the next decade to implement the 2030 Agenda and eradicate poverty, ensure food security and manage planet resources sustainably, as the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development concluded today.

25 September 2019
DSG/SM/1339-ENV/DEV/2000

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the Data for Now event on “Better Decisions, Better Lives, Accelerating SDG Progress through Timely Data”, in New York today:

25 September 2019
DSG/SM/1340-ECO/313-ENV/DEV/2001

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the SDG Business Forum, in New York today:

25 September 2019
DSG/SM/1343-ENV/DEV/2003

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks at the event “Advancing the Global Goals with Artificial Intelligence”, in New York today:

25 September 2019
DSG/SM/1342-ENV/DEV/2002

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks at the event “Countdown to 2030:  Transforming Our Food Systems to Achieve the SDGs”, in New York today:

25 September 2019
DSG/SM/1345-ENV/DEV/2004

Following are UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, for the launch of the Civil Society Campaign by Project Everyone, in New York today:

25 September 2019
DSG/SM/1346-GA/12189-ENV/DEV/2005

Following are UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina Mohammed’s closing remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the Sustainable Development Goals Summit High‑Level Political Forum, in New York today:

24 September 2019
SG/SM/19763-GA/12186-ENV/DEV/1999

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the High‑Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, in New York today:

24 September 2019
GA/12185

The High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development — convened under the auspices of the General Assembly on the margins of its annual general debate — today approved a political declaration launching an “ambitious and accelerated” new decade of action in pursuit of critical development targets.

23 September 2019
SG/SM/19757-ENV/DEV/1996

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the 2019 Climate Action Summit, in New York today:

23 September 2019
ENV/DEV/1995

Leaders from government, business and civil society today are to announce potentially far-reaching steps to confront climate change at the United Nations Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit in New York.

23 September 2019
SG/SM/19759-ENV/DEV/1997

Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ closing remarks at the 2019 Climate Action Summit, in New York today:

23 September 2019
ENV/DEV/1998

Major announcements by Government and private sector leaders at the United Nations Climate Action Summit boosted climate action momentum and demonstrated growing recognition that the pace of climate action must be rapidly accelerated.

23 September 2019
SG/SM/19755-ENV/DEV/1994

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the Alliance for Rainforests event, in New York today:

22 September 2019
DSG/SM/1328-ENV/DEV/1988

Following are UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina Mohammed’s opening remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the mitigation event during the Climate Action Summit, in New York today: