Sustainable Development Agenda

6 11, 2017

Report: SDGs moving from an international aspiration to concrete actions at the national level

2017-11-16T15:30:10+00:00 November 6th, 2017|News, Press material, Sustainable Development Agenda|

Briefing by Mr. Liu Zhenmin, UN Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs, Tuesday, 7 November 2017

14 10, 2017

UN, Thomas and Friends™ announce new collaboration to promote SDGs to children

2017-11-16T15:31:34+00:00 October 14th, 2017|Education, News, Press material, Sustainable Development Agenda|

The new collaboration will result in the inclusion of elements from five of the 17 goals in the upcoming Thomas & Friends™ series, which will be aired in over 110 countries in 33 languages.

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.

12 07, 2017

Taking Action for Sustainable Development: Ethiopia, Honduras, Maldives, Botswana, Qatar, Slovenia and Tajikistan

2017-11-16T15:33:26+00:00 July 12th, 2017|News, Sustainable Development Agenda|

During the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, 44 countries, both developed and developing countries, are presenting their Voluntary National Reviews or plans to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) during the 3-day ministerial meeting from 17-19 July. Among them, 16 countries—Brazil, Luxembourg, Nepal, Indonesia, Japan, Monaco, Bangladesh, Costa Rica, Kenya, Netherlands, Chile and Malaysia—will [...]

12 07, 2017

Taking Action for Sustainable Development: Benin, Peru, Argentina, Czech Republic, Jordan and Thailand

2017-11-16T15:33:28+00:00 July 12th, 2017|News, Sustainable Development Agenda|

During the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, 44 countries, both developed and developing countries, are presenting their Voluntary National Reviews or plans to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) during the 3-day ministerial meeting from 17-19 July. Among them, 16 countries— Belgium, Benin, Peru, Guatemala, Italy, Zimbabwe, Argentina, Czech Republic, Jordan, Thailand, Belarus, Portugal, [...]

11 07, 2017

Taking Action for Sustainable Development: Nepal, Japan, Bangladesh, Costa Rica, Kenya and Chile

2017-11-16T15:33:31+00:00 July 11th, 2017|News, Sustainable Development Agenda|

During the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, 44 countries, both developed and developing countries, are presenting their Voluntary National Reviews or plans to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) during the 3-day ministerial meeting from 17-19 July. Among them, 12 countries—Brazil, Luxembourg, Nepal, Indonesia, Japan, Monaco, Bangladesh, Costa Rica, Kenya, Netherlands, Chile and Malaysia—will [...]

10 07, 2017

Taking Action for Sustainable Development: Dominican Republic, Sudan, Switzerland, Samoa, Philippines, Tanzania

2017-11-16T15:33:32+00:00 July 10th, 2017|News, Sustainable Development Agenda|

The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)—a core feature of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development—focus on the three interconnected elements of sustainable development: economic growth, social inclusion and environmental protection. As every country strives to achieve the SDGs, we need to transform the way we do things.  The world needs a new approach [...]

10 07, 2017

UN political forum opens with focus on eradicating poverty and forming partnerships

2017-11-16T15:33:33+00:00 July 10th, 2017|News, Sustainable Development Agenda|

Senior government representatives are at the United Nations today for the start of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development to track progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), two years after they were adopted.