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Tuesday, December 4th, 2018

 

UN chief welcomes G20 commitment to fight climate change

UN Secretary-General, António Guterres

NEW YORK, United States of America – December 4, 2018: 9.30am (UN NEWS CENTRE): UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, has welcomed the declaration released on Saturday at the conclusion of the 2018 G20 meeting of the world’s leading economies, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, which reaffirms a commitment to raise ambition in the fight against climate change.


Asia-Pacific countries recommit to building more inclusive, equitable societies

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BANGKOK, Thailand – December 4, 2018: 9am (ESCAP News): Senior officials representing governments from across Asia and the Pacific last week recommitted their countries to putting people and their rights at the heart of development, noting that gender equality, sexual and reproductive health and rights, as well as the concerns and needs of older persons, youth and migrants were indispensable to more inclusive, equitable and sustainable societies.