Launched on 21 January 2016 on the occasion of the World Economic Forum in Davos, the Sustainable Development Goals Advocates consist of 17 eminent persons assisting the UN Secretary-General in the campaign to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that world leaders unanimously adopted in September 2015.
With a mandate to support the Secretary-General in his efforts to generate momentum and commitment to achieve the SDGs by 2030, the SDG Advocates have been working to promote the universal sustainable development agenda, to raise awareness of the integrated nature of the SDGs, and to foster the engagement of new stakeholders in the implementation of these Goals.
The SDG Advocates are:
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SDG Advocate and UN High-Level Commissioner on Health Employment and Economic Growth Alaa Murabit as she discusses gender equality and women empowerment.
Vesna Blazhevska2019-03-14T12:06:42+00:0025 Jan 2019|
Christina Myers, Special advisor to Dr. Alaa Murabit and co-founder of the Omnis institute Dr. Alaa Murabit, SDG advocate and co-founder of the Omnis Institute 'Innovating with new technologies for social change' has become [...]
Runa A2019-01-29T11:17:05+00:0023 Jan 2019|
Dr. Alaa Maurabit spoke on women’s inclusion at the Ukraine House Davos panel ‘Trailblazing Activists: Female Profiles in Courage.’
Runa A2019-01-29T11:33:11+00:0021 Jan 2019|
Prime Minister Solberg landed in New Delhi for a three-day visit to collaborate on the ocean economy and enhance joint sustainable development goal (SDG) action by Norway and India.
Alaa Murabit and Jeffery Sachs speak at Human Rights Council meeting on Human Rights and the 2030 Agenda
Runa A2019-01-29T11:37:16+00:0021 Jan 2019|
Speaking in Geneva at a meeting "Human Rights and the 2030 Agenda: Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality", UN SDG Advocates Dr. Alaa Murabit and Professor Jeffery Sachs discussed the synergies between human rights and the 2030 Agenda.
SDG Advocate Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, met with Antonio Guterres and Henrietta Fore at Hamad bin Khalifa University to discuss progress on SDG 4
Vesna Blazhevska2019-01-02T10:32:40+00:0016 Dec 2018|
On 16th December 2018 SDG Advocate Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Founder and Chairperson of Education Above All Foundation met with the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and UNICEF Executive Director, Henrietta Fore and [...]