With a mandate to support the Secretary-General in his efforts to generate momentum and commitment to achieve the SDGs by 2030, the SDG Advocates have been working to promote the universal sustainable development agenda, to raise awareness of the integrated nature of the SDGs, and to foster the engagement of new stakeholders in the implementation of these Goals.
The SDG Advocates are:
The Crystal Award celebrates the achievements of leading artists who have worked to improve the world in cross-cultural understanding, peacemaking, social inclusion, the environment, health, education or food security.
"Leadership is not about epic decisions," Forest Whitaker writes. "It is about choices we make in our daily lives.'
Speaking in her capacity as an SDG Advocate on 20 December, HM Queen Mathilde of the Belgians urged a call to action in supporting sustainable development during her keynote speech at the High-Level Policy Summit […]
Yunus presents International Children’s Peace Prize and delivers keynote speeches on social business during a Europe tour
Nobel Laureate and SDG Advocate Professor Muhammad Yunus presented the International Peace Prize on December 2 to 16 year old environmental activist Kehkashan Basu at the Grand Hall of Knights at the Hague. The Prize […]
On 14 November, SDG Advocates Jeffrey Sachs and Paul Polman delivered keynote speeches during the opening session of the Low-Emissions Solutions Conference (LESC). Held in Marrakech on the sidelines of the 22nd session of the […]