Development
New York, Jan 23 (JEN): Sustainable development is a fundamental human right and humanity’s best chance for a future of peace and prosperity, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Monday, laying out the case for Agenda 2030 to be at the centre of UN activities. more
Migration, UN reform and sustainable development among 2018 priorities, says Assembly President

New York, Dec 21(Just Earth News): Safe migration, conflict prevention, sustainable development and United Nations reform will be the priorities of the 72nd UN General Assembly over the c ...

Use fiscal stability to bolster inclusive, sustainable development in Asia-Pacific, UN report urges

New York, Dec 7(Just Earth News): Countries in the Asia-Pacific region should make the most of the prevailing stable economic conditions to orient their economies towards a more socially ...

Science and technology can help tackle key sustainable development challenges

New York, Nov 10(Just Earth News): Integrated science is essential to strengthen water management, sustainably use the oceans and tackle climate change, the head of the United Nations cultur ...

UN 'will walk with Haiti' on path towards sustainable development, senior official pledges

New York, Nov 6(Just Earth News): United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed and UN Special Envoy for Haiti Josette Sheeran wrapped up a three-day visit to the island on Sunday, ...

At UN, robot Sophia joins meeting on artificial intelligence and sustainable development

New York, Oct 12(Just Earth News): Artificial intelligence has the potential to accelerate progress on global development goals, but also poses a range of complex challenges, including ethic ...

Cutting greenhouse gases, reducing disaster risk, vital for sustainable development – UN envoy

New York, Oct 12(Just Earth News): A new United Nations report has underscored the importance of a “risk-informed” approach to sustainable development and called for integrating global a ...

Focus on people’s prosperity key to sustainable development, says Kyrgyz leader at UN Assembly

New York, Sept 21(Just Earth News): Noting that the only source of power in his country is its people, the President of Kyrgyzstan highlighted that the country’s path to sustainable develo ...

UN chief outlines three-part strategy to reshape global finance for sustainable development

New York, Sept 18(Just Earth News): As the high-level week of the United Nations General Assembly gets underway, Secretary-General António Guterres on Monday stressed the role of the UN to ...

At close of 71st General Assembly, outgoing President stresses sustainability

New York, Sept 12(Just Earth News): The United Nations General Assembly on Monday closed its 71st session with a focus on sustainable development, as outgoing president Peter Thomson handed ...