Countries to consider financing for new 2015 sustainable development agenda

At a special session this week, United Nations Member states will consider proposals to align the outcome of the upcoming Conference on Financing for Development with the new sustainable development agenda that will be adopted this September.

Norwegian Prime Minister congratulates Viet Nam on progress towards Millennium Development Goals on education, health

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg today praise Viet Nam's progress towards the eight anti-poverty targets known as the Millennium Development Goals, highlighting the country's achievements in the areas of health and education.

Civil society has ‘important role’ in building sustainable future, says UN General Assembly President

Civil society actors have a critical role to play in the outlining of a successful post-2015 sustainable development agenda, President of the United Nations General Assembly Sam Kutesa declared yesterday

UN forum seeks answers to questions on how to make sustainable development reality

As the Economic and Social Council began today its Development Cooperation Forum in Incheon, Republic of Korea, senior United Nations officials emphasized the need to build on the success of the Millennium Development Goals and to deliver sustainable development for all by finding strategies to mobilize significant financial resources.

In Davos, Ban urges global action in 2015 on development, gender equality, climate change

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged world leaders gathered at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, to maintain their focus on a broad range of climate, development and gender equality issues, warning that as the global community continues to face multiple crises, the new year must be a time for ‘strong commitment’ from international stakeholders.

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