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“2021 is a make-or-break year for collective action against the climate emergency” – UN Chief

" (...) Much more needs to be done to address the specific risks the climate crisis poses to peace and security. I see four priority areas. First, we need a greater focus on prevention through strong, ambitious climat...

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Climate and Security – Security Council Debate, 23 February 2021

The high-level open debate on the theme of “Maintenance of international peace and security: Climate and security” will allow to discuss the role of the Security Council, Member States and the UN in addressing future ...

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Apply TODAY for 2021 #GlobalClimate Action Award – Highlights from 2020

Are you taking bold #ClimateAction to combat climate change? Applications for the 2021 UN Global Climate Action Awards are NOW OPEN! Apply online today: http://momentum.unfccc.int Channel: @UN Climate Change From...

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UN Chief on UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) preparations

The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, along with the COP26 United Kingdom President, Alok Sharma, briefed the Member States on the road to Glasgow.  The Secretary-General stressed the need to furth...

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Scale Up Funding for Climate Adaptation Programmes – Urges UN chief at Climate Adaptation Summit

Remarks by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres at the opening of the Climate Adaptation Summit 2021. ------ The UN Secretary-General on Monday called for urgent scaling up of funds for climate change ada...

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Investing in net-zero climate solutions creates value & rewards – UN Special Envoy on Climate Action

In a recent interview, UN Special Envoy on Climate Action and Finance Mark Carney spoke about how private finance is increasingly aligned behind achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions. He underlined that people e...

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What is the ‘Paris Agreement’, and how does it work?

This video explains the basics of the Paris Agreement: the international UN treaty of 2015 that aims to tackle climate change head on. It's central aim is to strengthen the global response to the threat of climate ch...

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UN Chief at the One Planet Summit for Biodiversity

António Guterres (United Nations Secretary-General) at the One Planet Summit for Biodiversity. --- French President Emmanuel Macron, Secretary-General of the United Nations António Guterres, and President of the Wor...

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COP26 Clean Power Transition Virtual Roundtable

Available in 6 languages on UN Web TV: http://bit.ly/3ntNCqM A virtual roundtable attended by the UN Secretary General, COP President and Foreign Secretary, and representatives from countries that are key to the succ...

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UN Chief Press Briefing – Climate Ambition Summit 2020

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres met the press after delivering his remarks at the Climate Ambition Summit 2020. On 12 December, the United Nations, United Kingdom and France are co-hosting the Clima...

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Climate Ambition Summit 2020 – UN Chief

Opening remarks by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres at the Climate Ambition Summit 2020. On 12 December, the United Nations, United Kingdom and France are co-hosting the Climate Ambition Summit 2020,...