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COP26: WaterAid urges world leaders to meet $100bn climate finance target

COP26

With COP26 underway, WaterAid is calling on world leaders to meet their $100 billion climate finance commitment sooner than 2023, as estimates show that just during the 12 days of the summit, women in developing countries will miss out on 2.5 million working days globally due to a lack of basic water services nearby. L-R: UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson; US President, Joe Biden; and UN Secretary General, António Guterres, at COP26 With ...

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World leaders kick start accelerated climate action at COP26

COP26

World leaders are in the UK for day three of COP26 on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 where a wide range of announcements focused on signalling a clear shift from ambition to immediate action. Countries have made unprecedented commitments to protect forests, reduce methane emissions and accelerate green technology. L-R: UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson; US President, Joe Biden; and UN ...

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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 leaders to meet on curbing emissions, solving energy poverty

Antonio Guterres

Faced with the rapidly accelerating impacts of climate change and urgent need to reduce carbon emissions from the energy sector – while ensuring that all people have access to electricity and clean energy – the UN is bringing together Heads of State and Government as well as leaders from business, foundations and other organisations on September 24, 2021, to mobilise ...

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SDGs: World leaders meet at UN to drive pandemic recovery

UN Headquarters

The United Nations (UN) says world leaders are preparing to take part in 2021 High Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), where they will discuss ways to recover from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. UN Headquarters, New York Leading figures from government, business and civil society are expected to meet at UN headquarters, New York, to ...

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Least Developed Countries urge world leaders to show greater leadership on climate

Lotay Tshering

Over the last two days, 40 world leaders, including leaders from Bhutan, Bangladesh and Democratic Republic of Congo, addressed the US-hosted Leaders Summit on Climate. Dr Lotay Tshering, Prime Minister of Bhutan Prime Minister of the Royal Government of Bhutan, Dr Lotay Tshering, addressed the Summit representing Bhutan and the Least Developed Countries Group. Tshering thanked President Joe Biden “for ...

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