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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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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,...

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COVID-19: Wildlife and conservation

COVID-19 has had a deep impact on wildlife conservation around the world. For decades, ecotourism had helped protect endangered species but COVID-19 and the subsequent closure of ecotourism sites has had an indelible ...

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High-Level Roundtable on Climate Action – 24 September 2020

As climate impacts worsen around the world, @UnitedNations Secretary-General António Guterres convened a roundtable of global climate leaders from government, business and finance, and civil society to showcase high-i...

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UN Chief on World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought (17 June 2020)

António Guterres (UN Secretary-General) on World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought (17 June 2020) The health of humanity depends on the health of the planet. Today, our planet is ailing. Land degradation affe...

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Senegal: Safeguarding the Future of Migratory Birds

Every year, millions of migratory birds flock to the Senegal River Delta in West Africa for wintering grounds. There, a joint conservation project is underway. Known by its French acronym as “RESSOURCE”, the UN Food a...

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UN chief on International Mother Earth Day (22 April)

António Guterres (United Nations Secretary-General) on International Mother Earth Day (22 April 2020). On this International Mother Earth Day, all eyes are on the COVID-19 pandemic – the biggest test the world has fa...

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Floating Cities

The idea of floating cities has been around for centuries. Now, a new collaborative entity called Oceanix is achieving this ancient vision with modern technology. In a rapidly urbanizing world, where six in ten people...

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Sustainable Fashion Tackling Climate Change and Gender Inequality

Quid is a woman-led, eco-fashion social enterprise in Verona, Italy, that addresses climate change while responding to gender inequality by providing jobs for struggling women. The initiative recycles high-quality fab...