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11 12, 2017

Commodity-Dependent Developing Countries Need To Boost Efforts To Diversify Their Economies

2017-12-11T17:13:39+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Press material|

Without policy change, these countries risk falling short of achieving sustainable development by 2030, UN report warns  Geneva/Rome, 11 December 2017 – Without a renewed commitment to policy change, commodity-dependent developing countries (CDDCs), are by 2030 set to lag behind countries with more diverse economies in their social and economic achievements, UNCTAD and the [...]

11 12, 2017

Policy makers seek to strengthen governance to aid African implementation of 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda

2017-12-11T16:25:03+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Press material|

African leaders to discuss and debate the implementation of 2030 Agenda and Africa Union Agenda (Agenda 2063) in an integrated fashion 11-13 December 2017 | Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Recognizing the need to strengthen governance to achieve key sustainable development goals, African policy makers will meet in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 11-13 December to discuss [...]

11 12, 2017

Boost in global economy offers opportunities to tackle deep-rooted development issues

2017-12-11T17:31:08+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Press material|

Policy imperatives include tackling inequality and delinking economic growth from environmental degradation  New York, 11 December –An upturn in the global economy—now growing by about 3 per cent—paves the way to reorient policy towards longer-term issues such as addressing climate change, tackling existing inequalities and removing institutional obstacles to development, according to the United Nations [...]

7 12, 2017

Launch of the World Economic Situation and Prospects 2018 (Press Briefing)

2017-12-07T15:47:00+00:00 December 7th, 2017|Economic growth, News, Press material|

World economic growth has reached its highest level of growth since 2011, according to the 2018 World Economic Situation and Prospects Report (WESP), which will be launched by Mr. Liu Zhenmin, UN Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs, on 11 December. Forecasts indicate continued growth in most regions in the coming year, offering policy makers [...]

5 12, 2017

UN and China’s Ministry of Science and Technology to team up to help developing countries achieve SDGs

2017-12-05T20:09:47+00:00 December 5th, 2017|Press material, Sustainable Development Agenda|

Beijing, 5 December—The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs today announced that it was entering into an agreement with China’s Ministry of Science and Technology to embark on a series of initiatives aimed at strengthening knowledge sharing, capacity building and collaboration across countries to help  achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. UN-DESA Under-Secretary-General Mr. [...]

19 11, 2017

High-level Conference in Qatar concludes with “Doha Messages” on financing sustainable development

2017-11-19T19:22:25+00:00 November 19th, 2017|Financing for Development, News, Press material|

The High-level Conference on Financing for Development and the Means of Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which was organized by the State of Qatar in cooperation with the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, concluded Sunday night. After two days of stimulating discussions, the Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social [...]

18 11, 2017

High-level conference in Qatar discusses link between Financing for Development and the Sustainable Development Goals

2017-11-20T20:19:51+00:00 November 18th, 2017|Financing for Development, Press material|

Press release 18 November 2017  Ministers, high-level government officials, as well as representatives from international organizations, the private sector, civil society and academia have convened in Qatar this weekend to discuss how to advance national and international efforts to promote financing for sustainable development. The State of Qatar, with support from the United Nations [...]

17 11, 2017

Setting the stage: High-level Conference in Qatar to jump-start 2018 discussions on financing for the Sustainable Development Goals

2017-11-21T18:23:43+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Financing for Development, News, Press material|

Ministers, high-level government officials, as well as representatives from international organizations, the private sector, civil society and academia are heading to Doha (Qatar) for the High-level Conference on Financing for Development and the Means of Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (18-19 November). Hosted by the State of Qatar, with support from [...]

6 11, 2017

Report: SDGs moving from an international aspiration to concrete actions at the national level

2017-11-16T15:30:10+00:00 November 6th, 2017|News, Press material, Sustainable Development Agenda|

Briefing by Mr. Liu Zhenmin, UN Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs, Tuesday, 7 November 2017