International Organizations

  • UN Leader Praises Chinese Climate Leadership

    August 31, 2017

    Patricia Espinosa, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, praised the government of China upon her visit to the country as "one of the most important leaders in tackling global climate change" due to its success at implementing "green" development goals.

  • UNESCO: Focus Scientific Efforts on Achieving SDGs

    August 31, 2017

    Celebrating the 2017 World Science Day for Peace and Development, Flavia Schlegel of the UN Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has called for the redirection of science and technology efforts toward the achievement of the UN's comprehensive Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • UN Agency: Climate Funding Needed for Asian Agriculture

    August 31, 2017

    The UN Food and Agriculture Organization has warned that climate change puts agriculture in the Asia-Pacific region particularly at risk due to its tropical climate and has called for increased funding to support “climate-smart agricultural development.”

  • UN Chief Urges Ratification of Nuclear Test Ban

    August 31, 2017

    UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called on countries, including the US and Israel, to ratify the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty, which would prohibit all nuclear weapons testing and still requires ratification by eight more states to enter into force.

  • World Bank Project Pushes Transportation "Sustainability"

    August 31, 2017

    The World Bank has published an article highlighting its Sustainable Mobility for All platform, which is gathering stakeholders in the global transportation sector to determine how they can contribute to and monitor their progress toward the fulfillment of the social and environmental objectives under the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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