Press releases

Press releases 2017-11-16T15:24:51+00:00
1701, 2018

The United Nations joins an Innovative Podcast Platform to share stories of progress in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

January 17th, 2018|Tags: |

  (New York, NY) Launching January 17th, Global GoalsCast (, is a female-run podcast aiming to inspire a new generation of early-adopter, millennial activists by turning to the rise of the podcast movement.  This [...]

2112, 2017

UN to recognize public services’ innovation in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

December 21st, 2017|

United Nations calls for nominations for the 2018 Public Service Awards  New York, 19 December -  To recognize innovation and excellence in public service that supports the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable [...]

1112, 2017

Boost in global economy offers opportunities to tackle deep rooted development issues (UN Press Release)

December 11th, 2017|Tags: |

An upturn in the global economy—now growing by about 3 per cent—paves the way to reorient policy towards longer-term issues such as addressing climate change, tackling existing inequalities and removing institutional obstacles to development, according to the United Nations World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) 2018, launched today in New York.

1112, 2017

Commodity-Dependent Developing Countries Need To Boost Efforts To Diversify Their Economies

December 11th, 2017|

Without policy change, these countries risk falling short of achieving sustainable development by 2030, UN report warns  Geneva/Rome, 11 December 2017 – Without a renewed commitment to policy change, commodity-dependent developing countries (CDDCs), are [...]

1112, 2017

Policy makers seek to strengthen governance to aid African implementation of 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda

December 11th, 2017|

African leaders to discuss and debate the implementation of 2030 Agenda and Africa Union Agenda (Agenda 2063) in an integrated fashion 11-13 December 2017 | Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Recognizing the need to strengthen governance [...]