This has been an unprecedented year for people and planet. The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted lives worldwide. At the same time, the heating of our planet and climate disruption has continued apace.
I call for renewed ambition, mobilization, leadership and collective action, not just to beat COVID-19 but to recover better, together.
The coronavirus pandemic presents an opportunity for the world to act in solidarity and turn this crisis into an impetus to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
Gender equality, says UN Secretary-General António Guterres. is both a fundamental human right and a path to a more peaceful and prosperous world.