Sustainable Development Agenda

1901, 2017

Secretary-General’s remarks at the World Economic Forum

January 19th, 2017|Economic growth, News, Peace and justice, Poverty, Secretary-General, Sustainable Development Agenda|

Davos, Switzerland, 19 January 2016

Thank you very much, Professor Schwab. It is good to be back in Davos – even if I would start by saying that we live in a dangerous world.

We see a proliferation of new […]

912, 2016

China, Mongolia and Russian Federation to open up new era of trade cooperation

December 9th, 2016|Cities, Infrastructure, News, Partnerships, Press material, Sustainable Development Agenda|

A new era of trade cooperation between China, Mongolia and the Russian Federation was opened in Moscow on 8 December 2016, when the governments of the three countries signed the Intergovernmental Agreement on International Road Transport along the Asian Highway Network.

712, 2016

UN World Data Forum gearing up for January kick-off in Cape Town

December 7th, 2016|News, Press material, Sustainable Development Agenda|

Plans are in high gear for the inaugural United Nations World Data Forum, taking place in Cape Town, South Africa, on 15-18 January 2017.

612, 2016

Internet Governance Forum to intensify efforts toward fostering accessible web for all

December 6th, 2016|Infrastructure, News, Press material, Sustainable Development Agenda|

With a focus on addressing the challenges of today’s digital age and how to leverage the Internet to ensure it provides equal access to opportunities, the busy week-long Forum will run from today until December 9.

911, 2016

PGA outlines strategy for stepped-up SDGs implementation plan

November 9th, 2016|News, Sustainable Development Agenda|

Peter Thomson announced that in order to motivate actors at global, regional, national, and community levels, he has appointed an SDG implementation team.

2510, 2016

Global Goals can ‘propel us towards a better future for all on a healthy planet,’ Ban says on UN Day

October 25th, 2016|News, Secretary-General, Sustainable Development Agenda|

Mr. Ban said that major progress has been made towards a more sustainable future through the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Paris Agreement on climate change.

1710, 2016

“Take strong ownership” of a “vital” new development agenda, Secretary-General urges mayors across the world

October 17th, 2016|Cities, News, Secretary-General, Sustainable Development Agenda|

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged mayors across the world to “take strong ownership” of a new global agenda for sustainable development in the towns and cities they represent.

3009, 2016

New partnerships for small island developing states to advance SDGs

September 30th, 2016|News, Sustainable Development Agenda|

New multi-stakeholder partnerships will advance the SAMOA Pathway, the blueprint for achieving sustainable development in small island developing states that was adopted in 2014 in Apia, Samoa.

2209, 2016

More than $2B pledged for well-being of women, children, adolescents

September 22nd, 2016|Gender equality and women's empowerment, Health, News, Press material, Sustainable Development Agenda, Youth|

The pledges, made by long-standing and new partners in the Every Woman Every Child movement, are part of new commitments in support of the the Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents' Health.

2009, 2016

World marks first anniversary of historic plan to improve the lives of people everywhere 

September 20th, 2016|News, Press material, Sustainable Development Agenda|

One year since the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), more than 140 world leaders as well as high-level officials from the private sector, civil society and academia will gather at the United Nations this week to recognize the unprecedented global commitment made to end poverty […]