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In Cannes, Ban pitches ad agencies on Global Goals, announces ‘Common Ground’ partnership

New York, June 24 (Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday called on advertising and creative communication professionals to wage “the biggest-ever campaign for humanity” by supporting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, a 15-year anti-poverty, pro-planet action plan, adopted by 193 Member States last year.

In Egypt, Assembly President points way towards more relevant, responsive and inclusive UN

New York, May 29 (Just Earth News): With unprecedented opportunities ahead to enhance the work of the United Nations, as well as that of the wider multilateral system, UN Member States have before them a straightforward “but not easy” road, the President of the General Assembly said on Saturday, starting by working harder to make their societies, their economies and their politics more inclusive and more sustainable.

Partnerships, fresh policy ideas needed to ensure ‘no one is left behind,’ UN Asia-Pacific forum told

New York, May 18 (Just Earth News): Strong political commitment, action and well-functioning coordination mechanisms, fully supported by the countries of Asia and the Pacific, will be critical to ensure that “no one is left behind,” were spotlighted at the opening of the2016 session of the main United Nations policy forum in the region.

Boosting productivity key to economic growth in Asia-Pacific – UN

New York, Apr 29 (Just Earth News/IBNS): As nations begin implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the next phase of Asia-Pacific economic growth should be driven by broad-based productivity gains and further rebalancing towards domestic and regional demand, the United Nations said on Thurssday in a new survey.