Sustainable Development Summit

Commitments Made at Sustainable Development Summit to Kickstart Implementation of Global Goals

The Sustainable Development Summit which wrapped up today, successfully galvanized support for the implementation of the ambitious and historic new Sustainable Development Agenda that countries adopted on Friday, 25 September.

2018-04-22T12:04:30-05:0027 Sep 2015|News, Summit highlight, Sustainable Development Summit|

UNMAS Advocate Daniel Craig participates in the Launch of the Sustainable Development Goals

This morning the British-born actor Daniel Craig, who was designated by the UN Secretary-General as the first United Nations Global Advocate for the Elimination of Mines and other Explosive Hazards in April of this year, arrived to lend his support, his voice and his image to the launching of the Sustainable Development Goals.

Malala Yousafzai urges world leaders at UN to promise safe, quality education for every child

Speaking at the United Nations General Assembly alongside 193 youth representatives from the Organization’s 193 Member States, Pakistani education advocate Malala Yousafzai today asked world leaders to promise that every child will have the right to safe, free and quality primary and secondary education.

Meeting with developing country leaders, Ban stresses universal nature of new sustainability agenda

On the eve of a United Nations summit convened to give impetus to an ambitious new agenda to eradicate poverty and set the world on the path of sustainable development, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on both developed and developing nations to play their part.

2015-09-25T08:20:00-05:0024 Sep 2015|News, Sustainable Development Summit|

All eyes are on the UN as world body prepares to adopt new sustainable development goals

The buzz and excitement about global development are intensifying at the United Nations, as world leaders begin arriving in New York to launch a landmark new framework that will aim to end poverty and build a life of dignity for all, leaving no one behind.

2015-09-25T17:44:55-05:0024 Sep 2015|News, Sustainable Development Summit|

UN and partners to highlight innovations for achieving Sustainable Development Goals at Solutions Summit

In a bid to find new and creative solutions to world issues, the UN, along with partner organisations, will be highlighting key work done by innovators from across the world. These will be projects that have already been looking at how to address some of the problems the sustainable development goals also aim to tackle.

2018-04-22T12:07:43-05:0024 Aug 2015|News, Sustainable Development Summit|