UN urges bold action for world to recover from COVID-19 and build a better future for all

New York, 18 September 2020 – Amidst a crisis unlike any other in our lifetimes, with COVID-19 destroying lives and livelihoods across the globe, the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly will open with a special high-level event underscoring anew the urgency of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a pathway to a healthier, more equitable and more peaceful world.

2020-09-18T07:34:49-04:0018 Sep 2020|Press material, Sustainable Development Agenda|

Global Development Challenges on SDG implementation – meeting of the UN High-Level Advisory Board

The UN High-Level Advisory Board (HLAB) on Economic and Social Affairs – a group of former Heads of State, Senior Government officials, Nobel Laureate and other eminent experts on economic and social policies – will meet for its third meeting at the UN headquarters in New York on 11-12 March 2019.

2019-03-11T12:24:23-04:0011 Mar 2019|Press material, Sustainable Development Agenda|

Small Island Developing States from around the world to assess progress on sustainable development

Representatives from Small Island Developing States (SIDS) around the world will review progress and assess opportunities for sustainable development at the Inter-regional Preparatory Meeting for the Midterm Review of the SAMOA Pathway, organized by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), the UN Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS), and the Government of Samoa. A press conference will be held on the first day with officials from the three entities.

2019-01-17T21:52:57-05:0026 Oct 2018|Press material, Sustainable Development Agenda|

UN High-level Advisory Board calls for new multilateralism for sustainable development

Eminent economists and social scientists came together for the second meeting of the United Nations High-level Advisory Board (HLAB) on Economic and Social Affairs on 16-18 October. Continuing the work from their first meeting this past July, board members discussed the current and long-term socio-economic trends and their implications for the 2030 Agenda. 

2019-01-17T21:46:01-05:0026 Oct 2018|News, Sustainable Development Agenda|

Strengthening Multilateralism key aim for UN High-Level Advisory Board

The UN High-Level Advisory Board (HLAB) on Economic and Social Affairs will re-convene in Shenzhen, China on 16-17 October 2018 to further discussions aimed at strengthening the UN’s role in promoting sustainable development and the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.

2019-01-17T21:51:30-05:0015 Oct 2018|News, Press material, Sustainable Development Agenda|
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