Interview with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addressed an exclusive interview with the Dag Hammarskjold Fellows, one of his last at United Nations headquarters, as his term of office draws to a close at the end of the year.  Mr. Ban answered questions about the Paris Agreement...

CEO speaks at the Opening Ceremony of UN General Assembly

CEO of GSMA talks about his speech in the GA opening ceremony and on the roadmap for the mobile technology industry to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. See the full story in Spanish:...

What is Private sector doing to achieve the 2030 Agenda?

The United Nations Forum for the Private Sector called on companies to get involved in the 2030 Agenda. UPS, IKEA, Turkcell presented programs and partnerships to facilitate humanitarian aid to refugees and to contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable...

The European Parliament ratified the Paris Agreement and ensures its entry into force

The historic Paris Agreement to address climate change will enter into force on 4 November after 55 countries, representing 55 percent of global emissions, have deposited their instruments of ratification. With European Parliament ratification this goals were...

Who is the next UN Secretary-General to replace Ban Ki-moon?

Former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres will replace Ban Ki-Moon as UN Secretary General for the next five years, after was officially nominated by the UN Security Council and the support of the General Assembly. Women's Major Group is disappointed with a...

Is it possible that a woman replaces Ban Ki-Moon in the UN election?

Discussion on the possibility of a female secretary-general and the role of women in the world body received enthusiastic support during General Assembly debates. Out of 13 candidates, seven were women. Susana Malcorra, Argentina's foreign minister, was among the...

Argentinian journalist

María Julia Arana with Argentinian journalist in GA.

“Companies must put a price on carbon”

So it has requested the United Nation initiative for the private sector. In this interview with Lise Kingo, Executive Director of UN Global Compact, we ask her how companies should get involved in the fight against climate change. We were pleased to hear that the...

“We are frustrated because gender did not prosper in the election of the Secretary”

Argentine Ambassador Martín Garcia Moritán about the efforts of the country to implement the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement. See the full story in Spanish:...

María Julia Arana

María Julia Arana, 30, works for ComunicaRSE, an Hispanic online media specializing in Sustainable Development and Corporate Social Responsibility.  She is an Argentine national, born in Bolivia.  She has a B.A. in communications and a postgraduate degree in...

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