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:
Secretary-General announces President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana as co-chair of Sustainable Development Goals Advocates
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced that His Excellency Mr. Nana Akufo-Addo, President of Ghana, will serve as co-chair of the Secretary-General’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Advocates. He will be co-chair of the group […]
In China, Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg Discusses the SDGs with President Xi Jinping and University Students
Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, co-chair of the SDG Advocates, promoted the Goals during her visit to China.
In their roles as UN Sustainable Development Goals Advocates, Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Alibaba Group Founder and Executive Chairman Jack Ma on April 9 stressed the need for innovative private public partnerships to […]
Forest Whitaker, supported by Muhammad Yunus and Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser’s organisations, works with young peacemakers
SDG Advocate Forest Whitaker hosted, through his foundation, the Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative (WPDI), a week-long workshop for young peacemakers from Uganda and South Sudan, partnered with foundations and organisations founded by fellow Advocates […]
On February 8, SDG Advocate Forest Whitaker delivered a video message to Member States and other stakeholders attending the General Assembly’s Commemoration of the twentieth anniversary of the mandate on children and armed conflict.
“Because they […]
Business commission featuring Paul Polman launches report showing how sustainable business can repair economic system
The report makes the core argument that the Sustainable Development Goals can create better jobs and tackle our key environmental challenges by 2030.