Secretary-General's remarks to Stockholm+50 international meeting [as delivered]
Fifty years ago, the United Nations convened the landmark Conference on the Human Environment here in Stockholm.
World leaders recognized that we have a collective responsibility to protect the environment so humanity can enjoy peace, prosperity and sustainable progress.
And indeed, over that time humanity has progressed.
But today global well-being is in jeopardy, in large part because we have not kept our promises on the environment.
Source: UN News