Category Archives: Technology

Failure to Reduce Emissions Will Lead to Undermining Sustainable Development, Security across Africa, Secretary-General Warns in Message for Africa Day

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for Africa Day, observed on 25 May:

Earlier this year, during a visit to Ethiopia, I spent time with schoolgirls from 34 African countries who …

Daily News 20 / 05 / 2019

Erasmus+: un tournant dans la vie de 5 millions d'étudiants européens

La Commission européenne a publié aujourd'hui deux études à grande échelle qui mesurent et analysent l'impact du programme Erasmus+

Europe and Eurasia: Looking North: Sharpening America’s Arctic Focus

SECRETARY POMPEO: Thank you, Ambassador. I know you’re enjoying your time here tremendously, and you are doing an outstanding job.

It’s great to look out here and see so many …

Closing Digital Gap Vital to Attaining Sustainable Development, Speakers Stress, as Economic and Social Council Opens Forum on Science, Technology, Innovation

Closing the digital divide between the “haves” and the “have nots” — notably the billions of people who lack Internet access — will require coherent policies and frameworks that keep …

Nations, Stakeholders Must Tackle Drivers of Deforestation while Striking Balance with Economic Growth, Chair Says as Forum Begins Session

Convening two years after the adoption of a landmark strategic plan for the planet’s woodlands, the United Nations Forum on Forests opened its fourteenth annual session today amid renewed commitments …

Nations, Stakeholders Must Tackle Drivers of Deforestation while Striking Balance with Economic Growth, Chair Says as Forum Begins Session

Convening two years after the adoption of a landmark strategic plan for the planet’s woodlands, the United Nations Forum on Forests opened its fourteenth annual session today amid renewed commitments …

Secretary’s Remarks: Looking North: Sharpening America’s Arctic Focus

SECRETARY POMPEO: Thank you, Ambassador. I know you’re enjoying your time here tremendously, and you are doing an outstanding job.

It’s great to look out here and see so many …

New, More Effective Forms of Collaboration among Diverse Actors Essential to Help Vulnerable Groups, Speakers Tell Economic and Social Council Partnership Forum

Delegates Decide Theme of 2019 Humanitarian Affairs Segment, Authorize Secretary-General to Prepare Human Settlements Programme 2020 Budget

The Economic and Social Council adopted two decisions today, as it also held …

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

The following is a near-verbatim transcript of today’s noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General.

**Egypt

Good afternoon.  In Cairo, the Secretary-General today met with the Grand …

World Leaders Adopt Outcome Document Urging Greater South-South Cooperation to Achieve Sustainable Development, as Buenos Aires Conference Concludes

Enhanced Collaboration Crucial to Address Changing Geopolitical Landscape, Resource Constraints, Delegates Stress

BUENOS AIRES, 22 March — Concluding a landmark conference on the crucial role of South-South cooperation in the planet’s …