sustainable development

Safeguarding Earth crucial to development, human well-being, Ban stresses

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today stressed the need to respect and care for the Earth, noting that safeguarding the environment will impact efforts to achieve development goals and ensuring the health and well-being of its inhabitants.

World’s mayors meet at UN to discuss sustainable urban planning

Mayors and representatives from some of the world’s major cities are meeting today at the United Nations to discuss how better infrastructure planning can help achieve sustainable urban development.