Seventeen Sustainable Development Goals are our guide.
The SDGs will replace the Millennium Development Goals and applies to both developed and developing nations.
“A little less conversation, a little more action please”, she said.
Acknowledging the fact that countries in the Lake Chad basin facing the Boko Haram menace might have more difficulties in achieving the SDGs; he hoped that the conflicts in the region could be resolved using the right approach and strategies, especially as the new goals points to a few of the root cause of the crisis, such as poverty and inequality.
World leaders gathered again at the United Nations headquarters in New York for the second day of the Sustainable Development Summit.
The 17 Sustainable Development Goals and 169 targets of the agenda demonstrate the scale and ambition of this new universal Agenda.
Swiss president Simonetta Sommaruga is in New York City this weekend for the adoption of the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, as well as the opening of the 70th UN General Assembly on Monday.
“We have reached a defining moment in human history”, secretary-general Ban Ki-moon said, calling the SDGs a “promise by leaders to all people“. This 2030 Agenda is for you; it is for everyone, everywhere.
But Canada’s relationship with the United Nations Development Program was a long-distance, non-committal affair. Not only the wellbeing of the people is at stake, but the trustworthiness of those who govern our countries and want to show that they truly care. Much attention has focused on ending extreme poverty for an estimated 836 million people still struggling on the margins of survival, mostly in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia, according to reports.
During Xi’s first state visit to the United States, he and US President Barack Obama also unveiled yesterday new steps they will take to deliver on pledges they made then to slash their greenhouse gas emissions.
The 69th UN General Assembly ended its session on September 14, building momentum for the Post-2015 Development Agenda, to be adopted at an upcoming summit.
Noting that adopting of SDG Agenda-2030 is a matter of great joy, Hasina said, “Bangladesh, as part of its national preparation, has aligned its Seventh Five-Year Plan with the new global agenda”.
It is for this reason that ISODEC said through the Action/ 2015 banner had a dialogue with the media on the SDGs, to help monitor their implementation and progress.
“An worldwide debate will define the type of financial model we need to overcome neoliberalism and its disposable consumer society”, said the Venezuelan President.