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Curb throw-away culture, says UN-Habitat chief, highlighting world day

seg, 01/10/2018 - 18:11
Marking World Habitat Day on Monday, UN-Habitat – the agency mandated with promoting sustainable cities – has called for greater imagination and innovation in tackling the world’s waste management challenges, in particular at the municipal level.
Categorias: Internacionais

‘We must work together like never before’ to realize sustainable development, says Canada at UN

seg, 01/10/2018 - 17:40
The international community must work together in new ways, to bring the aspirations of the ambitious 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to life, Canada’s head of delegation declared at the United Nations General Assembly.
Categorias: Internacionais

At UN, Nicaraguan Foreign Minister calls for ‘commitment to continue fighting for peace’ amid threats to sustainable development

seg, 01/10/2018 - 13:28
While the world was in the midst of a crisis largely sparked by interventionism and “savage capitalism”, Nicaragua continued to bolster peace, strengthen security, “and…promote and defend human rights,” Minister for Foreign Affairs Denis Moncada Colindres told the United Nations General Assembly on Monday, underscoring his country’s commitment to the UN Charter.
Categorias: Internacionais

Tobacco control measures are working, but too slowly in less-developed countries: WHO

seg, 01/10/2018 - 13:00
“Great progress” has been made in tackling tobacco consumption and saving lives but more needs to be done to challenge the industry’s attempts to “bypass” international regulations, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday.
Categorias: Internacionais

Global Goals promise to ‘leave no one behind’ is key for middle-income countries, Belarusian minister tells UN Assembly

seg, 01/10/2018 - 11:53
In spite of the criticism levelled against the United Nations, there is no other such platform for cooperation or a multilateral mechanism based on “equal and respectful attitude towards each and every country and their needs,” the foreign minister of Belarus told the General Assembly.
Categorias: Internacionais

Regional, global solidarity indispensable to achieve sustainable development, says Lao PDR minister

sab, 29/09/2018 - 19:33
National governments and the international community must work “hand-in-hand” to realize the lofty goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Foreign Minister of Laos People’s Democratic Republic said at the United Nations General Assembly on Saturday.
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India ‘will not let you fail’ to reach Sustainable Development Goals, Foreign Minister tells UN

sab, 29/09/2018 - 13:52
India is “totally committed” to achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) said Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday, addressing the United Nations General Assembly’s annual debate, promising to get there ahead of time, thanks to an “unprecedented economic and social transformation”, now underway.
Categorias: Internacionais

Uphold UN Charter, reject unilateralism, declares Cambodia’s Prime Minister

sex, 28/09/2018 - 18:31
Addressing world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly’s general debate on Friday, Prime Minister Hun Sen of Cambodia described the world as a fragile, unpredictable, and complicated place where countries “big and small must respect one another.”
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Address shared challenges by supporting ‘collective efforts’ and reform, Albania’s President says at UN

sex, 28/09/2018 - 13:41
At the United Nations General Assembly’s annual debate on Friday, Albanian President, Ilir Meta told world leaders that “we continue to see the UN as a multilateral instrument through which peaceful international order is safeguarded.”
Categorias: Internacionais

At UN, Himalayan nations, at forefront of climate impact, outline threats to their unique ecosystems

qui, 27/09/2018 - 22:02
Addressing world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly, the Prime Minister of Nepal urged greater international focus on the developing world to ensure they are able to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), remarking that it is these nations that will be the “battleground on which the 2030 Agenda will be won or lost.”
Categorias: Internacionais

‘We do not need superheroes,’ the world expects its leaders to tackle global ills, Indonesian vice-president tells UN

qui, 27/09/2018 - 20:50
With collective will, compassion and humanity, world leaders gathered at the United Nations General Assembly Hall have what it takes to deal with complex and worsening global challenges, the Indonesian Vice-President declared on Thursday.
Categorias: Internacionais

Chronic illnesses: UN stands up to stop 41 million avoidable deaths per year

qui, 27/09/2018 - 15:59
“Heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes, chronic Lyme disease, depression” – just some of the illnesses outlined by World Health Organization (WHO) chief Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus, who drove home the danger by asking delegates to stand up, when they heard the name of an illness that had killed someone they loved: One by one, every single person in the room, got to their feet.
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On day two of UN General Assembly’s annual debate, it’s multilateralism all the way

qua, 26/09/2018 - 22:54
From trade to climate change to development and fighting diseases, world leaders mounted the podium of the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday to deliver a ringing endorsement of multilateralism, singling out a strengthened UN as the prime tool for improving humanity’s lot.
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Shun unilateral action, embrace multilateralism, Namibian President urges at UN Assembly

qua, 26/09/2018 - 12:12
Warning that the world seems to be drifting away from dialogue and towards unilateral action – at great peril to very fundamental tenets of democracy – the President of Namibia called on world leaders, gathered at the United Nations General Assembly, to embrace multilateralism.
Categorias: Internacionais

‘Surge in financing’ needed to transform the world: UN chief

seg, 24/09/2018 - 20:17
A “surge in financing and investments” is needed to achieve the 2030 Agenda, the United Nations plan of action agreed by Member States, to transform the world, the Secretary-General said on Monday.
Categorias: Internacionais

Private business must be a ‘driving force’ for securing peace, curbing climate change: Guterres

seg, 24/09/2018 - 18:40
The rate of sustainable development is “too slow” and private business has a major role to play in speeding it up, while also slowing the runaway pace of climate change that threatens the entire world with catastrophe, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said Monday.
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UN News Daily Guide: Mandela Peace Summit, Global Goals, Youth and Yemen

seg, 24/09/2018 - 10:19
As the United Nations enters its biggest weeks of the year with a plethora of events, speakers and leaders’ meetings, UN News will be preparing a daily guide to help you navigate what’s going on and keep abreast of the world-changing decisions that are made in the hallways of UN headquarters in New York. 
Categorias: Internacionais

Financing the 2030 Agenda: What is it and why is it important?

seg, 24/09/2018 - 01:00
António Guterres launches his strategy to finance the 2030 Agenda to put the world on a more sustainable path, this 24 September, ahead of the General Assembly’s annual general debate.
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UN chief seeking ‘renewed commitment’ to global rules and values, as world leaders head to New York

qui, 20/09/2018 - 17:12
UN chief António Guterres on Thursday called for a “renewed commitment to a rules-based global order” and to the organization he leads, highlighting his key themes for discussion during the High-Level week of the General Assembly, beginning on Monday.
Categorias: Internacionais

A third of world’s out-of-school youth live in conflict, disaster-affected countries: UNICEF report

qua, 19/09/2018 - 13:45
Childhood is a time for growth, a time for school. But conflict or disaster are depriving 104 million young people between the ages of five and 17 of that foundation, according to a new study by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).
Categorias: Internacionais