United Nations Web TV - Daily news story Copyright 2013-14 Sun, 20 Oct 2019 12:23:11 +0000 http://webtv.un.org UN General Assembly in 74 seconds - Day 5 http://webtv.un.org/watch/un-general-assembly-in-74-seconds-day-5-/6090134579001 The needs and concerns of small island States took centre stage at the United Nations as leaders discussed the special concerns of these vulnerable countries. video6090134579001 Fri, 27 Sep 2019 21:56:19 +0000 6090134579001 84500 The needs and concerns of small island States took centre stage at the United Nations as leaders discussed the special concerns of these vulnerable countries. Five years after an ambitious agreement – the SAMOA Pathway – to support sustainable development in small island developing States, officials discussed progress on combating the devastating impact of climate change, building economic and environmental resilience, and ushering in a greener future. UN General Assembly in 74 seconds - Day 4 http://webtv.un.org/watch/un-general-assembly-in-74-seconds-day-4-/6089829898001 Financing for development topped the agenda at the United Nations as leaders discussed strategies to mobilize resources to realize the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). video6089829898001 Thu, 26 Sep 2019 21:14:24 +0000 6089829898001 85930 Financing for development topped the agenda at the United Nations as leaders discussed strategies to mobilize resources to realize the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Leaders from Government, business and the financial sector addressed the High-Level Dialogue on Financing for Development, joining forces to help unlock the resources and partnerships needed and accelerate progress. Addressing participants, Bill Gates, Co-Chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, said, “The SDGs provide a shared roadmap to realize the ambition of a world, for all people have the chance to live healthy productive lives.” Leaders also attended a high-level meeting commemorating the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. In addition, the Security Council met on peace and security in Africa, while heads of State and government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Belgium, Ethiopia and other countries addressed the ongoing general debate in the General Assembly. UN General Assembly in 74 seconds: Day 2 http://webtv.un.org/watch/un-general-assembly-in-74-seconds-day-2-/6089162893001 The United Nations General Assembly opened with leaders from around the world speaking on the most pressing global concerns facing the world today. video6089162893001 Tue, 24 Sep 2019 21:25:22 +0000 6089162893001 87957 The United Nations General Assembly opened with leaders from around the world speaking on the most pressing global concerns facing the world today. Over the course of the week, presidents, prime ministers and other top officials will meet in the main plenary and at numerous side events aimed at galvanizing action for a better future.  UN General Assembly in 74 seconds: Day 1 http://webtv.un.org/watch/un-general-assembly-in-74-seconds-day-1-/6088846758001 The United Nations High-Level week opened on 23 September with a Climate Action Summit convened by Secretary-General António Guterres. video6088846758001 Mon, 23 Sep 2019 21:44:47 +0000 6088846758001 94868 The United Nations High-Level week opened on 23 September with a Climate Action Summit convened by Secretary-General António Guterres. The Summit aims to galvanize leaders from around the world. Governments, the private sector and others pledged to increase ambition and accelerate action. Summit participants undertook to demonstrate that the world has the knowledge and tools to address climate change and usher in a greener, more sustainable and more prosperous future for all. Youth climate activist Greta Thunberg directly addressed world leaders, demanding they go beyond economic interest and concretely act to drastically cut carbon emissions. Also at the United Nations, the first-ever High-level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage launched new efforts to provide access for all to affordable, inclusive and resilient health systems. Participants made unprecedented global commitments to ensure health for all, recognizing the strong links to climate action and the fact that health is a human right and a precondition, outcome and driver of sustainable development. This year marks the 74th session of the General Assembly. 青年气候峰会开幕 http://webtv.un.org/watch/青年气候峰会开幕/6088525203001 首届联合国青年气候峰会9月21日在纽约开幕,全球各地的数千名青年气候活动家齐聚联合国总部,为联合国大会第74届会议高级别会议拉开帷幕。峰会召开前一天,全球160多个国家的数百位青年人走上街头,呼吁立即采取行动应对气候变化。 video6088525203001 Sun, 22 Sep 2019 20:38:44 +0000 6088525203001 67113 首届联合国青年气候峰会9月21日在纽约开幕,全球各地的数千名青年气候活动家齐聚联合国总部,为联合国大会第74届会议高级别会议拉开帷幕。峰会召开前一天,全球160多个国家的数百位青年人走上街头,呼吁立即采取行动应对气候变化。 Youth Climate Summit opens http://webtv.un.org/watch/youth-climate-summit-opens-/6088363728001 The first-ever Youth Climate Summit brought thousands of young activists to United Nations Headquarters in New York to open the General Assembly’s High- week. video6088363728001 Sat, 21 Sep 2019 19:23:35 +0000 6088363728001 67113 The first-ever Youth Climate Summit brought thousands of young activists to United Nations Headquarters in New York to open the General Assembly’s High- week. The Summit convened a day after millions of youth across the globe marched for climate action. Financing for Development http://webtv.un.org/watch/financing-for-development/6087201434001 The United Nations General Assembly High-level Dialogue on Financing for Development marks the first four years of the international community’s pursuit of the sustainable development goals (SDG) and mobilizing resources for their achievement. video6087201434001 Tue, 17 Sep 2019 21:50:02 +0000 6087201434001 193472 The United Nations General Assembly High-level Dialogue on Financing for Development marks the first four years of the international community’s pursuit of the sustainable development goals (SDG) and mobilizing resources for their achievement. Secretary-General António Guterres said “no matter where you’re born, the world is determined to carry everyone along on our journey to a better and more equitable future.” Climate Change Summit http://webtv.un.org/watch/climate-change-summit-/6086472156001 The Climate Action Summit offers the world an unprecedented opportunity to come together and fix the climate crisis. video6086472156001 Mon, 16 Sep 2019 00:30:10 +0000 6086472156001 75113 The Climate Action Summit offers the world an unprecedented opportunity to come together and fix the climate crisis. At the invitation of United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, leaders, private sector and international organizations gather on September 23 in New-York to enhance their nationally determined contributions by 2020, in line with reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 45 per cent over the next decade, and to net zero emissions by 2050. This video highlights the potential of this moment, and it is narrated with the voice the Secretary-General himself. Youth on the Climate Frontlines in the Pacific http://webtv.un.org/watch/youth-on-the-climate-frontlines-in-the-pacific-/6086736048001 Youth are leading the charge against climate change in Pacific island countries that are especially vulnerable to its damaging effects. In Fiji, Vanuatu and Tuvalu, the tropical environment faces cyclones and other threats. video6086736048001 Mon, 16 Sep 2019 14:43:52 +0000 6086736048001 112192 Youth are leading the charge against climate change in Pacific island countries that are especially vulnerable to its damaging effects. In Fiji, Vanuatu and Tuvalu, the tropical environment faces cyclones and other threats. Young people respond with an urgent call for the world to act. Youth Climate Change Summit http://webtv.un.org/watch/youth-climate-change-summit/6086461976001 The youth of the world are gathering at the United Nations to call for urgent climate action. On Saturday 22 September, the UN Youth Climate Summit will be held in New-York. video6086461976001 Sun, 15 Sep 2019 23:24:26 +0000 6086461976001 50282 The youth of the world are gathering at the United Nations to call for urgent climate action. On Saturday 22 September, the UN Youth Climate Summit will be held in New-York as part of a weekend of events leading up to the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit on Monday, September 23. The Youth Climate Summit will feature a full-day of programming that brings together young activists, innovators, entrepreneurs, and change-makers who are committed to combating climate change at the pace and scale needed to meet the challenge. It will be action oriented, intergenerational, and inclusive, with equal representation of young leaders from all walks of life.