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18 09, 2017

The Deputy Secretary-General — Remarks at the High-level Event Financing the 2030 Agenda

2017-11-16T15:32:12+00:00 September 18th, 2017|News, Press material|

The Deputy Secretary-General -- Remarks at the High-level Event Financing the 2030 Agenda - The Role of the United Nations New York, 18 September 2017 Secretary-General, Vice-President Michetti Excellencies,  Ladies and gentlemen, Good morning. I’m so pleased to be here with you today.  Financing the 2030 Agenda is fundamental to its successful implementation.  The Addis Ababa [...]

14 09, 2017

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

2017-09-14T22:21:44+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Gender equality and women's empowerment, News, Press material|

20 September 2017, UN Headquarters, New York

7 09, 2017

UN to follow up on Ocean Conference Voluntary Commitments

2017-09-11T13:46:24+00:00 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 [...]

16 08, 2017

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

2017-11-16T15:32:56+00:00 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 [...]

18 07, 2017

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

2017-11-16T15:33:12+00:00 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

17 07, 2017

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

2017-11-16T15:33:14+00:00 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 [...]

17 07, 2017

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

2017-11-16T15:33:18+00:00 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.

13 07, 2017

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

2017-11-16T15:33:21+00:00 July 13th, 2017|News, Press material|

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