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Secretary-General’s Message for 2015   This year, as the UN prepares to adopt a new post-2015 sustainable development agenda in September, World Water Day highlights the essential and interconnected role of water. We rely on water for public health and equitable progress, it is essential for food and energy security, […]

TODAY IS WORLD WATER DAY!


9 August 2013 On this International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, we highlight the importance of honouring treaties, agreements and other constructive arrangements between States, their citizens and indigenous peoples. Such consensual arrangements enable better understanding of their views and values and are essential for protecting and promoting rights […]

THE SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE ...


THE SECRETARY-GENERAL 17 October 2012 Poverty is easy to denounce but difficult to combat. Those suffering from hunger, want and indignity need more than sympathetic words; they need concrete support. We mark this year’s International Day for the Eradication of Poverty at a time of economic austerity in many countries. […]

MESSAGE ON INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR ERADICATION OF POVERTY



FROM THE SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE ON WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 5 June 2012 As the world gears up for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), World Environment Day is an opportunity to highlight the need for a paradigm shift towards a more sustainable world. This year’s theme, “Green Economy: Does […]

WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY MESSAGE


It is a pleasure to convey my greetings to the leaders of CARICOM. Allow me to join you in honouring Sir Edwin Carrington for his 18-year stewardship of your organization, during which the partnership with the United Nations was strengthened. I applaud your decision to confer on him the Order […]

Secretary-General’s message to the 32nd meeting of the Conference of ...