Sustainable Development Agenda

5 12, 2017

UN and China’s Ministry of Science and Technology to team up to help developing countries achieve SDGs

2017-12-05T20:09:47+00:00 December 5th, 2017|Press material, Sustainable Development Agenda|

Beijing, 5 December—The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs today announced that it was entering into an agreement with China’s Ministry of Science and Technology to embark on a series of initiatives aimed at strengthening knowledge sharing, capacity building and collaboration across countries to help  achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. UN-DESA Under-Secretary-General Mr. [...]

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 [...]