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Business leaders join UN chief to step up action for global sustainability

Antonio Guterres

Business leaders joined UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 to step up delivery of critical investments for a “sustainable, net zero, resilient and equitable world”. UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres The Global Investors for Sustainable Development (GISD) Alliance, which brings together 30 business giants worth an estimated $16 trillion, met Guterres in New York and outlined concrete ...

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Guterres calls for accelerated action on jobs, poverty eradication

Antonio Guterres

Almost two years into the COVID-19 crisis, a huge divergence in the recovery is undermining global trust and solidarity, according to a new policy brief on jobs and poverty eradication, outlined by UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, on Tuesday, September 28, 2021. UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres The secretary-general presented his brief at the High-Level meeting on Jobs and Social Protection ...

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Guterres charges world leaders to get SDGs back on track

Antonio Guterres

UN Secretary-General António Guterres says the world was challenged like never before because of COVID-19 pandemic, calling on the world leaders to get the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) back on track. UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres Guterres was speaking on Monday, September 20, 2021 at the SDG Moment, a major event marking the start of the General Assembly High Level ...

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World risks future of serious instability, climate chaos, Guterres warns

Our Common Agenda

UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Friday, September 10, 2021 released a report, which called for an urgent need for action to address the climate crisis posing an existential threat to all human life. UN Secretary-General António Guterres launching the Our Common Agenda report Guterres launched the report, “Our Common Agenda”, at a meeting of the General Assembly at UN headquarters ...

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Thunberg, Okereke, Bassey: More reactions trail UN climate report

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The United Nations panel on climate change on Monday said global warming was dangerously close to being out of control and humans were “unequivocally” to blame. Greta Thunberg Report from the scientists of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warned that greenhouse gas levels in the atmosphere were high enough to guarantee climate disruption for decades if not centuries. It ...

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Climate report a code red for humanity, alarm bells deafening – Guterres

António Guterres

UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, speaking on the IPCC Working Group I Report on the Physical Science Basis of the Sixth Assessment, says that the world is at risk of hitting 1.5 degrees and that, to prevent exceeding the threshold, efforts must be stepped up to pursue the most ambitious path António Guterres. UN Secretary General Today’s IPCC Working Group 1 Report ...

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Join to help win #TheHumanRace against climate change, UN Chief urges

António Guterres

UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, is encouraging everyone across the world to participate in the literal race against the climate emergency, inaugurated by UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). UN chief António Guterres in Tuvalu. Photo credit: UN Photo/Mark Garten OCHA, on Monday, August 2, 2021 launched #TheHumanRace campaign, a global challenge to show solidarity with people in ...

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SDGs: UN chief says global poverty expected to be 7% by 2030

Antonio Guterres

UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, says the world is moving away from achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as global poverty is expected to be at seven per cent by 2030, only marginally below the level in 2015. UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres Guterres said this at the opening of the Ministerial Segment of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development ...

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UN chief urges rich countries to redeem $100bn pledge to climate finance

Antonio Guterres

UN Secretary General, António Guterres, has said that the world was running out of time to limit global temperature rise to below two degrees Celsius, saying that it was a matter of life or death for climate vulnerable countries. UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres Speaking to the first Climate Vulnerable Finance Summit of 48 nations systemically exposed to climate related ...

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Buhari congratulates UN Sec. Gen., Guterres, Deputy, Amina Mohammed on second tenure

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President Muhammadu Buhari felicitated Secretary General of the United Nations, António Guterres on his re-appointment for a second-term in office, and extension of Deputy Secretary General, Amina Mohammed’s tenure for another five years. UN Secretary General, António Guterres, with his Deputy, Amina Mohammed The president’s congratulatory message is contained in a statement by Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant ...

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