Press Conference by Secretary-General António Guterres at United Nations Headquarters

18 Feb

Following is the transcript of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ press conference with Inger Andersen, Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), at the launch of the UNEP report titled “Making Peace with Nature:  A scientific blueprint to tackle the climate, biodiversity and pollution emergencies”, in New York today:

Secretary-General Calls for Ambitious Targets, Bridge-Building ahead of Climate Change Conference, Asking States to Make Net-Zero Emissions ‘New Normal’

8 Feb

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks, as delivered, at a briefing to Member States by the incoming President of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26), today:

Secretary-General Reappoints Michael R. Bloomberg of United States as His Special Envoy on Climate Ambition and Solutions

5 Feb

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the reappointment of Michael R. Bloomberg of the United States as his Special Envoy on Climate Ambition and Solutions to mobilize stronger and more ambitious climate action in the lead-up to the critical Glasgow Climate Conference — COP26 — in November.