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4 December 2017 | Statement
On this day, let us remove physical and cultural barriers, build resilient societies and create opportunities that truly leave no one behind, António Guterres, UN Secretary-General, says in his message.
18 July 2017 | Statement
"Today, as we commemorate Nelson Mandela’s lifetime of service, the best tribute we can pay this great man is not words or in ceremonies, but actions that improve our world", United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres says in his message.
7 March 2017 | Statement
"Closing the gender gap in employment could add $12 trillion to global GDP by 2025", United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres says in his message.
18 December 2016 | Statement
"I call on the international community to act on the global compact on safe, regular and orderly migration", UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon points out in his annual message.
10 December 2016 | Statement
"Wherever we are, each of us can make a difference for human rights -- in our neighbourhoods, in school, at work, on social media, at home and even in sporting arenas across the world", Ban Ki-moon says.
24 November 2016 | Statement
"Today, we are seeing the world lit up in orange, symbolizing a bright future for women and girls", UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says in his message.
24 October 2016 | Statement
"This year’s observance of United Nations Day occurs at a time of transition for the world and for the United Nations," Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says in his annual message.
17 October 2016 | Statement
Today, some 1 billion people live in extreme poverty and more than 800 million endure hunger and malnutrition, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warns.
11 October 2016 | Statement
"The wellbeing, human rights and empowerment of the world’s 1.1 billion girls are central to achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. When we agreed on that agenda, we promised girls quality education and health services", United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says.
3 October 2016 | Statement
This month, Governments will meet in Ecuador for the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III). This conference is designed to reflect what we want the cities of the future to look like, Ban Ki-moon says.
1 October 2016 | Statement
The global population of older persons is expected to rise from just over 900 million in 2015 to 1.4 billion by 2030 and 2.1 billion by 2050, Ban Ki-moon points out in his message.
24 September 2016 | Statement
"I am encouraged that many governments across the world are aligning their policies and programmes behind the 17 Sustainable Development Goals", Ban Ki-moon says.
19 August 2016 | Statement
“I pay tribute to these dedicated women and men who brave danger to help others at far greater risk, and I urge everyone to sign on to the United Nations 'World You’d Rather' campaign,” UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says in his message.
12 August 2016 | Statement
“When we invest in youth, they can contribute to new markets, decent jobs, fair trade, sustainable housing, sustainable transport and tourism,” United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says in his message.
9 August 2016 | Statement
“I call on Governments everywhere to draw on the guidance of this international framework to improve access to education for indigenous peoples,” United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says in his message.
11 July 2016 | Statement
"On this World Population Day, I urge all Governments, businesses and civil society to support and invest in teenage girls", United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says in his message.
8 June 2016 | Statement
Last year, in adopting the landmark 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, Member States underscored that healthy and productive oceans will play a crucial role in achieving the SDGs, Ban Ki-moon says in his message.
3 June 2016 | Statement
This year’s observance of World Environment Day shines a much-needed spotlight on the illegal trade in wildlife, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says in his message.
22 April 2016 | Statement
The Paris Agreement on Climate Change, in conjunction with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, holds the power to transform our world, Ban Ki-moon says.
24 March 2016 | Statement
"It is imperative that we work together for equal opportunity, justice and sustainable development for people of African descent", Ban Ki-moon says.