Monthly Archives: September 2017

Africa must industrialise to fund and implement SDG’s – President

Africa must be efficient and effective in mobilising resources and look beyond the benevolence of others to finance the implementation of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said.

He …

During our difficult times, ‘we knew we had friends,’ says Gambian President Barrow

19 September 2017 &#150 Noting that the recent political crisis in Gambia had been a lesson that his compatriots will not easily forget, the Adama Barrow, the country’s President underscored that Gambians made an irreversible …

Factsheet “A holistic strategy and a strong partnership in a new industrial age”

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Leaders meeting at UN underscore need to fast-track climate action

19 September 2017 &#150 Leaders from various levels of government, the private sector and civil society highlighted the need for climate action as they convened at United Nations Headquarters, where Secretary-General António Guterres warned that …

Citing Rise in Weather-Related Disasters, Secretary-General Calls for Faster, Bolder Action to Build Green Economy, at Leaders Dialogue on Climate Change

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the Leaders Dialogue on Climate Change, in New York today:

Thank you for being here today.  Your leadership is absolutely key to attaining and raising the ambition …