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1608, 2017

PGA completes visit to Hong Kong in follow-up to Ocean Conference

August 16th, 2017|News, Oceans, Press material|

The President of the United Nations General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson completed his visit to Hong Kong today. While in Hong Kong, President Thomson met with Government officials, diplomats, professors of Ocean science and environmental actors to discuss follow-up action from The Ocean Conference held at the UN in June 2017.

In his meeting with […]

1807, 2017

Auditing Preparedness for the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

July 18th, 2017|News, Press material|

Heads of Supreme Audit Institutions (SAI) and SAI stakeholders to discuss preparedness for SDG implementation and SAIs’ contributions to SDG implementation, follow-up and review, 20 to 21 July 2017, UN Headquarters in New York

1707, 2017

With relevant skills, youth can help accelerate progress on the Sustainable Development Goals

July 17th, 2017|News, Press material|

Young people today joined Ministers from Sri Lanka, Denmark and Jordan as well as the President of the General Assembly at the United Nations Headquarters in New York to mark the 3rd annual World Youth Skills Day under the theme: “Skills for the Future of Work”.

Today, over 71 million young people are unemployed, with around […]

1707, 2017

Pace of progress must accelerate to achieve the SDGs, finds latest UN progress report

July 17th, 2017|News, Press material, Sustainable Development Agenda|

If the world is to eradicate poverty by 2030, key stakeholders must drive implementation of the Goals at a faster rate, says the latest progress report on the SDGs.

1307, 2017

Wealth of economic knowledge from 70 years of experience holds key lessons for implementing the Sustainable Development Goals, review finds

July 13th, 2017|News, Press material|

World Economic and Social Survey analysis and advice proven accurate by world events

1207, 2017

Press briefing on the Sustainable Development Goals Report 2017

July 12th, 2017|News, Press material, Sustainable Development Agenda|

17 July, New York

1107, 2017

Launch of the World Economic and Social Survey 2017 “Reflecting on seventy years of development policy analysis”

July 11th, 2017|News, Press material|

Press Briefing, Thursday, 13 July 2017 11:00 am EDT

1007, 2017

Central global forum to advance action on Sustainable Development Goals set to highlight implementation progress and challenges

July 10th, 2017|News, Press material, Sustainable Development Agenda|

High-Level Political Forum kicks off to review progress on 2030 Agenda

607, 2017

Press Briefing on 2017 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

July 6th, 2017|News, Press material|

10 July, UN Headquarters in New York

507, 2017

African tourists are an emerging powerhouse for tourism in the continent, says UNCTAD Report

July 5th, 2017|News, Press material|

UNCTAD/PRESS/PR/2017/Original: English