United Nations – Secretary General, Security Council, General Assembly [to 23 April 2016]

United Nations – Secretary General, Security Council, General Assembly [to 23 April 2016]
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Selected Press Releases/Meetings Coverage

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2 April 2016
SG/SM/17700-ENV/DEV/1664-L/T/4451
Closing Signature Ceremony for Paris Climate Change Agreement, Secretary-General Says ‘Governments Have Made a Covenant with the Future’

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22 April 2016
SG/SM/17698-ENV/DEV/1663-L/T/4450
Take Climate Action to ‘Next Level’, Tackle Challenges Together, Secretary-General Tells World Leaders at High-Level Event on Implementing New Development Agendas

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22 April 2016
ENV/DEV/1659-L/T/4446
Secretary-General Hails History-Making Ceremony as World Leaders from 175 Countries Sign Paris Agreement on Climate Change
World leaders from 175 countries gathered at United Nations Headquarters today for the official signing of the Paris Agreement on climate change, the historic accord reached last December, with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calling upon all States to quickly sign up to the treaty so it could enter into force as soon as possible…

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21 April 2016
GA/11776
World Leaders Urge Real Action on Combating Climate Change, as General Assembly Debates Implementation of Sustainable Development Goals
Outlining early actions and evolving plans to achieve the ambitious 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, world leaders called for tangible climate action, the eradication of poverty and bolstered development financing as the General Assembly convened a high-level thematic debate on the Agenda’s implementation today.

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21 April 2016
GA/11778
Round Tables Consider Innovative Solutions, Alternative Development Strategies as General Assembly Concludes Special Session on World Drug Problem
Innovative solutions would be required to confront a host of new and emerging threats associated with drug use, a range of participants emphasized today as the General Assembly concluded its special session on the world drug problem.

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19 April 2016
GA/11773
General Assembly Special Session Adopts Resolution Recognizing Persisting Health, Safety, Well-Being Challenges Posed by World Drug Problem
In a special session today, the General Assembly adopted a resolution recognizing that despite tangible progress, the world drug problem continued to present challenges to the health, safety and well-being of all humanity.

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19 April 2016
SG/SM/17685-L/3255
International Criminal Court’s Success Will Be Legacy for Future Generations, Secretary-General Says at Inauguration of Its Permanent Premises