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Earth’s energy demands must mesh more seamlessly with the water and sanitation needs of an increasingly water-stressed globe

Earth’s energy demands must mesh more seamlessly with the water and sanitation needs of an increasingly water-stressed globe, a United Nations special envoy said today to wrap up Stockholm World Water Week.

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Least Developed Countries (LDCs) call for the inclusion of “sustainable energy for all” as a global goal in the 2015 Development Agenda

Co-Chairs’ Communiqué

“Our Common Action Agenda to Promote Sustainable Energy in the Least Developed Countries”

High-Level Event on Sustainable Energy for the Least Developed Countries

(United Nations, New York, 23 September 2013)

UN Secretary-General Announces New Leadership for Sustainable Energy for All initiative

Special Representative for Sustainable Energy for All named; World Bank President to Co-chair Advisory Board

UN Headquarters, New York (September 24, 2012) –UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today strengthened his commitment to achieving sustainable energy for all by announcing new leadership arrangements for his Sustainable Energy for All Initiative.

Ban names high-level panel to map out 'bold' vision for future global development efforts

31 July 2012 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the members of a High-level Panel to advise on the global development agenda beyond 2015, the target date for achieving the anti-poverty targets known as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

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UN Secretary-General Highlights Significant Commitments to Action in support of Achieving Sustainable Energy for All

Rio de Janeiro – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today highlighted more than one hundred commitments and actions have been already mobilized in support of his Sustainable Energy for All initiative, demonstrating powerful early momentum from governments, private sector companies and civil society organizations to achieve Sustainable Energy for All by 2030.