Partnerships

2707, 2017

‘Sustainable, inclusive societies,’ priority for new President of UN economic and social body

July 27th, 2017|Cities, News, Partnerships|

A week after the High-Level Political Forum (HPLF) assessed the progress on implementing the 2030 Agenda, the newly elected President of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOSC) has stressed her priority to push forward the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

1207, 2017

Eleven global banks partner with UN to make financial markets more climate transparent

July 12th, 2017|Climate change, Economic growth, News, Partnerships|

Representing over $7 trillion, eleven major financial institutions around the globe have joined forces with the United Nations to promote climate transparency in financial markets, the Organization’s environment wing said today.

2706, 2017

UN welcomes major partnership initiative with tech giants to counter terrorism online

June 27th, 2017|News, Partnerships|

A senior United Nations official has called for sustained joint efforts to combat terrorism and welcomed a partnership initiative with tech giants Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube to counter terrorism and violent extremism online.

1006, 2017

Inclusive development ‘best form of preventing conflict,’ UN chief tells Central Asia summit

June 10th, 2017|News, Partnerships|

Secretary-General António Guterres today stressed the importance of partnership between the United Nations and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in achieving global development goals and combating some of today's key threats to peace and security, such as terrorism.

1405, 2017

At China’s Belt and Road Forum, UN chief Guterres stresses shared development goals

May 14th, 2017|Economic growth, News, Partnerships|

Speaking at a major international conference in Beijing, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today drew comparisons between China's 'One Belt, One Road' initiative and the Sustainable Development Goals, saying both are rooted in a shared vision for global development.

1804, 2017

UN forum highlights importance of stronger partnerships for financing sustainable development

April 18th, 2017|News, Partnerships|

Underlining the importance of sustainable finance for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, senior United Nations officials today called for stronger partnerships with a diverse range of stakeholders to ensure that resource requirements are met.

1004, 2017

Malala Yousafzai designated youngest-ever UN Messenger of Peace

April 10th, 2017|Education, Gender equality and women's empowerment, News, Partnerships|

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today designated children’s rights activist and Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai as a UN Messenger of Peace with a special focus on girls’ education.

704, 2017

UN Secretary-General to designate Malala Yousafzai as Messenger of Peace

April 7th, 2017|Education, Gender equality and women's empowerment, News, Partnerships|

On 10 April 2017, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres will designate Malala Yousafzai, global advocate for girls’ education and the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize laureate, as a UN Messenger of Peace with a special focus on girls’ education.

504, 2017

Bridging global infrastructure gap tops agenda at annual UN Partnership Forum

April 5th, 2017|Infrastructure, News, Partnerships|

Addressing the Partnership Forum convened by the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), senior UN officials today discussed how to promote infrastructure growth in the least developed countries, particularly in Africa, to reach the world's development goals by 2030.

203, 2017

The stars of Shark Tank show support for the Sustainable Development Goals

March 2nd, 2017|Infrastructure, News, Partnerships|