Climate Change - Press Conference (29 June 2015)
29 Jun 2015 - Speakers: Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on the Post- 2015 Development Agenda, Amina Mohammed; Assistant Secretary-General on Climate Change, Janos Pasztor and Cardinal Peter Turkson... Find more: Here
'Journey towards bold climate action is at a critical moment,' UN General Assembly told
29 June 2015 – Development cannot be sustainable if it does not address the challenge of climate change, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told Member States today as he opened a High-Level Event on Climate Change convened in New York by the President of the UN General Assembly, Sam Kutesa.
“Let us always remember that climate change and sustainable development are two sides of the same coin, with two mutually reinforcing agendas,” the UN chief explained to delegations gathered for the event.
Just months ahead of the next Conference of the Parties (COP) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), which will take place in Paris, today's event has been convened in support to the process that will ultimately result in an agreement intended to succeed to the landmark Kyoto Protocol on reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
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