Category Archives: Messages

The Secretary General message on Africa Industrialization Day, 20 November

By | 20 November 2018

Inclusive and sustainable industrial development is critical for achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Africa. It generates jobs, reduces poverty, hunger and inequality, empowers women, expands opportunities for young people, while also improving health, safeguarding the environment and tackling climate change.

The Secretary-General Message On World Cities Day 31 October 2018

By | 30 October 2018

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Paris Agreement on climate change, the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and the New Urban Agenda together provide a roadmap for a more sustainable and resilient world.  How our cities develop will have significant implications for realizing the future we want.

Representatives from governments, technology, business and civil society to address Internet’s role in widening distrust among people

By | 22 October 2018

United Nations Department of Public Information • New York Cybersecurity and Fake News to Dominate List of Concerns at Internet Governance Forum Representatives from governments, technology, business and civil society to address Internet’s role in widening distrust among people   12-14 November  Paris, France    Facing growing concerns that the Internet is being used as… Read More »

Zero Hunger: our actions today are our future tomorrow – OPED Director General FAO, World Food Day 2018

By | 15 October 2018

By José Graziano da Silva Director-General, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Just three years ago, in September 2015, all United Nations Member States approved the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The eradication of hunger and all forms of malnutrition (Sustainable Development Goal number 2) was defined by world leaders as a cardinal… Read More »