Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is urging world leaders to ratify the Paris Agreement on climate change and speed up the process to restrict greenhouse gas emissions.
The Secretary-General invited world leaders to a special event on 21 September to deposit their instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession to the Paris Agreement on climate change.
Launching the first-ever Sustainable Development Goals report on the new global development agenda adopted last year, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today said that the 15-year undertaking is “off to a good start” but will require all parts of the UN family and its partners to work together.
“We have embarked on a monumental and historic journey,” the Secretary-General told the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), which opened on 11 July and ends on 20 July, at the UN Headquarters in New York.
Sustainable Energy for All – the global, multi-stakeholder platform that played a core role in putting universal access to modern energy services at the heart of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Paris climate agreement – is shifting gear with a new five-year strategy that will drive action and deliver on those promises.
The Strategic Framework for Results 2016-21, titled ‘Going Further, Faster’, was strongly welcomed today by Sustainable Energy for All’s Advisory Board of high-level figures from the public and private sectors and civil society, co-chaired by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim.
First UNESCO Science Centres Coordination Meeting took place in the Beijing Conference Centre in China from 16 to 18 May 2016.
ISEDC Executive Director Yury Posysaev attended the meeting co-hosted by UNESCO, the Chinese Academy of Engineering and Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Autonomous Noncommercial Organization "International Sustainable Energy Development Centre" under the auspices of UNESCO, 2017