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1409, 2017

EU and UN to launch strategic partnership for ending all forms of violence against women and girls

September 14th, 2017|Gender equality and women's empowerment, News, Press material|

20 September 2017, UN Headquarters, New York

1409, 2017

Join #SDGLive trailblazing discussions at SDG Media Zone

September 14th, 2017|News, Press material|

UN and partners engage people around the world in the timely conversations at 72nd UN General Assembly

1309, 2017

Leaders to discuss alarming education crises during UN General Assembly Week event

September 13th, 2017|Education, News, Press material|

20 September 2017, UN Headquarters, New York

709, 2017

UN to follow up on Ocean Conference Voluntary Commitments

September 7th, 2017|News, Press material|

The UN has launched a process to follow up on the outcome of the Ocean Conference and the 1,400 commitments made by governments, the United Nations system, civil society organizations, academia, the scientific community, and the private sector.
At the Ocean Conference, 193 Member States of the United Nations committed to a set of ambitious measures […]

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