15 03, 2018

“Little x Little” – a Gen Z-Led campaign in support of the Sustainable Development Goals

2018-03-15T20:20:15+00:00 March 15th, 2018|News, Partnerships, Youth|

“Little x Little,” a global movement led by Generation Z to fix the future, officially launched today, setting an audacious goal of inspiring 2 billion acts of good by 2030 in support of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

16 02, 2018

Efficient national tax systems critical for sustainable development and inclusive growth, urge UN, partners

2018-02-19T16:25:49+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Economic growth, News, Partnerships|

Countries need to strengthen the effectiveness of their tax regimes to unleash much-needed domestic resources to ensure the realization of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), as well as the promotion of inclusive economic growth, United Nations and as key international economic and financial organizations have urged.

23 01, 2018

UN chief outlines reforms that ‘put Member States in driver’s seat’ on road to sustainable development

2018-01-23T00:03:46+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Economic growth, News, Partnerships|

Sustainable development is a fundamental human right and humanity’s best chance for a future of peace and prosperity, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Monday, laying out the case for Agenda 2030 to be at the centre of UN activities.

19 01, 2018

UN chief spotlights potential offered by cooperation among countries of Central Asia and Afghanistan

2018-01-19T19:16:17+00:00 January 19th, 2018|News, Partnerships, Peace and justice|

The threats of violent extremism and transnational organized crime in Afghanistan reverberate across Central Asia and the world and countering them cannot be the responsibility of one country alone, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said Friday, urging regional and multilateral cooperation, based firmly on human rights.

6 12, 2017

China tops patent, trademark and design filings in 2016 – UN agency reports

2017-12-07T21:28:35+00:00 December 6th, 2017|Economic growth, News, Partnerships|

Worldwide filings for patents, trademarks and industrial designs reached record heights in 2016 amid soaring demand in China, which received more patent applications than the combined total of applications received by the United States, Japan, the Republic of Korea and the European Patent Office, the United Nations intellectual property agency said Wednesday.

2 11, 2017

UN forum closes in Bahrain with the spotlight on entrepreneurs for sustainable development

2017-11-16T15:30:13+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Economic growth, News, Partnerships|

A United Nations forum on sustainable development concluded today in Bahrain with a strong call for the integration of entrepreneurship and innovation in all economic and social dimensions as key strategies to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

30 10, 2017

Government leaders, entrepreneurs set to gather in Bahrain for UN forum on sustainable development

2017-11-16T15:30:23+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Economic growth, News, Partnerships|

More than one thousand business leaders, government officials and academics will converge at a United Nations forum Tuesday in Bahrain to strengthen global partnerships, entrepreneurship and investment for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.