Secretary-General, at Ministerial Meeting on Sustainable Recovery from COVID-19, Urges Leaders to Invest in Green Jobs, End Fossil Fuel Subsidies

3 Sep

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the ministerial meeting on sustainable and resilient socioeconomic systems in the process of recovery from COVID-19, in Japan today:

Deputy Secretary-General, at Round Table Featuring Young Women Economists, Stresses Need to Advance Concrete Proposals on Jobs, Climate Action

3 Sep

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s closing remarks, as prepared for delivery, to the second round table, “Insights from Young Women Economists on Jobs and Climate Action”, of the “Rebirthing the Global Economy to Deliver Sustainable Development” round table series, in New York today:

Reskill Young People for Green Jobs, Address COVID-19 Crisis through Fiscal Action, Secretary-General Stresses at ‘Rebirthing the Global Economy’ Round Table

3 Sep

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ opening video message to round table two, “Insights from Young Women Economists on Jobs and Climate Action”, of the “Rebirthing the Global Economy to Deliver Sustainable Development” round-table series, in New York today:

India a ‘Global Superpower’ in Fight against Climate Change, Secretary-General Says at Memorial Lecture, Calls for Shift from Fossil Fuels to Clean Energy

28 Aug

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the nineteenth Darbari Seth Memorial Lecture, “The Rise of Renewables:  Shining a Light on a Sustainable Future”, in New York today:

Amid Mixed Progress, More Diversified Finance, Investment in Data Key for Advancing Sustainable Development, Deputy Secretary-General Tells World Bank Board Meeting

30 Jul

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohamed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, to the World Bank board meeting on progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), in New York today: