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Tag: United Nations Global Impact

  • Tuesday, December 22nd 2015 - 15:04 UTC

    Paris agreement: a triumph for people and multilateralism

    What was once unthinkable is now unstoppable. The private sector is already investing increasingly in a low-emissions future.

    By Ban Ki-Moon - Seventy years ago, the United Nations was created from the ashes of the Second World War. Seven decades later, in Paris, nations have united in the face of another threat ¬ the threat to life as we know it due to a rapidly warming planet.

  • Friday, January 28th 2011 - 18:52 UTC

    Ban Ki-moon Says World Leaders Need to “Lead By Action”

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaking in Davos, Switzerland

    United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon today called for “revolutionary action” to achieve sustainable development, warning that the past century’s heedless consumption of resources is “a global suicide pact” with time running out to ensure an economic model for survival.