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17 Goals to Transform Our World

The Sustainable Development Goals are a call for action by all countries – poor, rich and middle-income – to promote prosperity while protecting the planet. They recognize that ending poverty must go hand-in-hand with strategies that build economic growth and address a range of social needs including education, health, social protection, and job opportunities, while tackling climate change and environmental protection. More important than ever, the goals provide a critical framework for COVID-19 recovery. Read more here


Our common vision for a better future – the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement on climate change – will be front and center at the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly.  These vital frameworks provide us with a long-term response that leads to greener, more inclusive economies, and stronger, more resilient societies. Read our latest edition of Goal of the Month.

Find out more about our UN high-level events taking place between 17 September and 5 October 2020 here.

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LIVE: UN ‘only as strong as its members’ Guterres tells UN75 event, looking to the future

21 Sep 2020|

On Monday the UN marks the 75 years of the Organization with a High-level meeting featuring many world leaders. The theme is, “The future we want, the United Nations we need”, and there is a strong focus on the role of youth, and ensuring the UN remains relevant for future generations. Highlights:  •     Live broadcast of High-level meeting •    UNcomplicated podcast: the UN turns 75 •    UN75 photo story  •    Richard Curtis video, Nations United •   Lid Is On podcast, narrated by Julia Roberts •   W.H. Auden's "Hymn to the United Nations"

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