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Growing at a slower speed, world population is anticipated to reach...

PRESS RELEASE Growth rates vary across regions and more countries are experiencing population decline New York, 17 June –The world’s population is expected to increase by 2 billion persons in the next 30 years, from 7.7 billion currently to 9.7 billion in 2050, according to a new United Nations report launched today. The World Population…

Magnate prompted to set more enthusiastic environment targets in effort to...

UN Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit to recognize private sector leadership on climate change and inspire a faster transformation to a net zero future. The following is a joint press release from the United Nations Global Compact, the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) and the We Mean Business coalition. UNITED NATIONS, New York, 13 June 2019…

As supporters require higher addition for individuals with impairments, the UN...

Disability advocates demand accelerated action to ensure the rights of persons with disabilities. New York, 11 June – As more than 1,000 disability leaders and advocates gathers at the United Nations to review progress on implementing the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, UN Secretary-General António Guterres announced today that the UN itself…

Specialists Advise More Collaborations, Engagement for Ocean Action

The Communities of Ocean Action (COAs) held a two-day meeting in Incheon, Republic of Korea  from 5 to 9 June, under the theme “From Commitments to Action: Implementing SDG 14”, bringing together nearly 100 global representatives of governments and organizations that have registered voluntary commitments for SDG 14 on a database launched at the 2017…

Secretary-General Appoints New Sustainable Advancement Goals Supporters

Thursday, May 9 | Peace, prosperity, people, planet, and partnerships. The principles at the heart of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are also what drive the new class of SDG Advocates, appointed today by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres. These 17 influential public figures are committed to raising awareness, inspiring greater ambition, and pushing for faster…

Looking beyond the guarantees of Program 2030, Worldwide Celebration individuals dedicate...

Bonn, 6 MAY 2019 | The third edition of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Global Festival of Action wrapped up on the weekend, completing three days of inspirational exchanges, learning and co-creation by over 1,700 participants from all over the world, once again organized by the UN SDG Action Campaign. Pushing for accelerated action to…

UN Report: Nature’s Dangerous Decrease ‘Unprecedented’; Types Termination Rates ‘Speeding Up’

PARIS, 6 May – Nature is declining globally at rates unprecedented in human history – and the rate of species extinctions is accelerating, with grave impacts on people around the world now likely, warns a landmark new report from the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), the summary of which was approved…

SDGs engagement reaches brand-new heights at biggest ever International Celebration of...

2 May, 2019 | The global community gathered at the opening of the SDG Global Festival of Action in Bonn, Germany, today to reiterate its commitment to accelerate action on the Sustainable Development Goals. Organized by the United Nations SDG Action Campaign, the Festival stressed the need for advocacy, citizen engagement, behaviour change and political…

Media Advisory|Worldwide Celebration to drive action to accomplish the Sustainable Advancement...

The Festival What: The SDG Global Festival of Action will bring together more than 1,500 political decision-makers, activists, experts, business leaders and creatives from over 130 countries at the World Conference Centre in Bonn, Germany from 2 to 4 May 2019. The Festival, organized by the UN SDG Action Campaign, aims to share different perspectives,…

Environment Weeks Revealed for Latin America and the Caribbean, and Asia-Pacific

UN Climate Change News, 23 April, Bonn – Dates and locations for two major events on the 2019 international climate change calendar have been confirmed today: Latin America & Caribbean Climate Week will take place from 19 to 23 August in Salvador, Brazil; while Asia-Pacific Climate Week will be held from 2 to 6 September…

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