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Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development 2017

Opening Plenary Address at the Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development 2017  


Caribbean can only 'build back better' with international support and urgent climate action, UN, CARICOM Chiefs and Heads of Government

In view of the urgent needs of Caribbean islands affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the “CARICOM-UN High-level Pledging Conference: Building a more Climate-Resilient Community ” mobilised a broad…  


The SDG-climate nexus: UN partnerships in the Arab Region

The Middle East is known for being the world’s oil capital, but did you know that it also has the world’s highest levels of solar radiation? Harnessing the region’s solar potential could help move the…  


CARICOM-UN High-Level Pledging Conference

Opening Remarks at the CARICOM-UN High-Level Pledging Conference Technical Consultation  


Launch of National REDD+ Strategies for Ghana, Nigeria and Uganda

COP 23, Bonn, Germany  


How to build back better after a hurricane... and before the next

Imagine relocating the entire population of your country in the face of a colossal hurricane and two months later still not being able to get back home. Now imagine spending several nights in a…  


Financing for Development and 2030 Agenda

Keynote speech at the High-Level Conference on Financing for Development  


Global platform for New York Declaration on Forests launched

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) announces the launch of a Global Platform for the New York Declaration on Forests (“NYDF Platform”), at the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany.…  


Supply chain initiatives and REDD+ finance

Remarks on Integrating sustainable supply chain initiatives and REDD+ finance at the national scale  


EU supports UN-led Connecting Business initiative to help private sector address crises, complex emergencies

he European Union (EU) has announced it will provide EUR450,000 (approx. US$530,000) through its Enhanced Response Capacity to the new UN-led Connecting Business initiative (CBi), which helps…  

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