UN forum highlights ‘fundamental’ role of private sector in advancing new global goals

The fundamental role of the private sector in advancing the newly-adopted sustainable development agenda was highlighted today at a United Nations forum, during which a new tool was launched to support companies in navigating and operationally aligning with the global goals that make up the agenda.

2018-04-22T12:04:44-04:0026 Sep 2015|News, Sustainable Development Agenda|

Global partnership needs ‘rejuvenation’ to achieve new sustainable development agenda – UN report

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) achieved significant progress over the past 15 years, but persistent gaps in official development assistance and insufficient access to markets, affordable medicines and new technologies have highlighted the need for a rejuvenation of the global partnership for development, according to a new United Nations report launched today.

At Security Council, UN officials spotlight need for effective and accountable security institutions

The Security Council today turned its attention to the need to develop effective, affordable and accountable security institutions, with senior United Nations officials representing peacekeeping, development and conflict-related sexual violence outlining concrete steps to lay the foundations for rule of law, peace and sustainable development.

2018-04-22T12:07:47-04:0020 Aug 2015|News, Sustainable Development Agenda|

No new Ebola cases reported in Sierra Leone in past week for first time since outbreak – UN

The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) announced today that no new Ebola cases were reported during the most recent reporting period in Sierra Leone for the first time since the beginning of the outbreak in West Africa, thanks to strong community involvement and the thorough work of rapid response teams.

2018-04-22T12:07:49-04:0017 Aug 2015|Goal 3: Good Health, News|
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