Statement by the President of the Republic of Tajikistan, His Excellency Emomali Rahmon at the Opening Ceremony of the High-Level Symposium on SDG 6 and Targets: Ensuring that No One is Left Behind in Access to Water and Sanitation

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Breakfast session on Water and Climate Change Adaptation Strategies in Megacities

UNESCO and the Secretariat of Habitat III are organizing an “urban breakfast” session on Water and Climate Change Adaptation Strategies in Megacities ahead of the United Nations conference on habitat and sustainable development (UN-Habitat III, October 201...

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United Nations conference adopts global education action agenda to mobilize civil society

1 June 2016 – A global education action agenda affirming the importance of Sustainable Development Goal 4 – ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education and promoting lifelong opportunities for all – was adopted today in Gyeongju, Republic of Korea...

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LDCs: With journalists sponsored from vulnerable nations, news on United Nations conference can reach all corners of globe

28 May 2016 – More than two dozen journalists from the world’s least developed countries are in Antalya, Turkey, to report on a United Nations conference focused on the state of their homelands, and to ensure that key messages are disseminated as widel...

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World Heritage sites at risk from climate change – joint United Nations report

27 May 2016 – Some 31 natural and cultural World Heritage sites in 29 countries across the world are becoming increasingly vulnerable to the effects of climate change, a new report released by the United Nations has found. The World Heritage and Tourism in a...

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‘Spirit of Paris’ Lives as Governments Get Down to Implement Landmark Agreement

The first UN climate change meeting since governments adopted the landmark Paris Agreement closed today amid a suite of positive outcomes that will support the treaty’s widely anticipated early entry into force and stronger, sustained action world-wide into ...

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