The United Nations High-Level week opened on 23 September with a Climate Action Summit convened by Secretary-General António Guterres.
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.
Video message by Nyle DiMarco, Disability Advocate, on the International Day of Sign Languages.
Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples.
Video message by António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, for the International Day of Peace.
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.
The Climate Action Summit offers the world an unprecedented opportunity to come together and fix the climate crisis.
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.
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.
Touring Abaco island in the Bahamas devastated by Hurricane Dorian earlier this month, the UN Secretary-General António Guterres said “the international support will be absolutely essential” to help communities rebuild and recover.