post-2015

New sustainability agenda must harmonize humanity's relationship with planet – UN Assembly President

As United Nations Member States prepare to adopt and move toward implementing a new development agenda, the President of the General Assembly said it is critical to ensure that “a harmonious relationship with our planet underpins our quest to achieve sustainable development.”

‘Make global goals a global reality’: UN chief urges climate action at Earth Day concert

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has declared 2015 a year for global action on climate, gender and development issues, warning revellers attending the 2015 edition of the Global Citizen Earth Day concert that there is “no Plan B because there is no Planet B.”

In Washington, UN chief urges finance leaders to ‘plant seeds’ of post-2015 agenda

Financing will be key for the creation and unveiling of an ambitious post-2015 development agenda, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declared today, as he stressed that 2015 marked a time of global action for people and the planet.

‘Clear and critical’ need for sustainable energy targets in post-2015 agenda, UN deputy chief says

The centrality of energy in a new global development agenda is clear and critical, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson said today as he delivered the opening remarks to a briefing for Member States on Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All).

Ban calls on world’s athletes to help bolster emerging new UN sustainability agenda

Hailing the immense power of sport to make the world a better, more tolerant place for all, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today encouraged all sportsmen and women to throw their energy into advocating the new sustainable development agenda currently being crafted by United Nations Member States.

At Americas Summit in Panama, Ban urges nations to pursue prosperity with equality

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, in an address in Panama to the seventh Summit of the Americas, commended the hemisphere's commitment to peace, human rights and sustainable development, while urging leaders to continue to pursue a future of prosperity with equity, where no one is left behind.

At thematic debate, UN chief urges efficient private sector funding for post-2015 development

The international community needs a financial framework capable of confronting the multifaceted crises of the day in a predictable and effective manner if it is to delineate a successful post-2015 sustainable development agenda, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon confirmed.