Sustainable Development Goals

UN high level political forum nudges SDGs forward

UN high level political forum nudges SDGs forward

By on Aug 22, 2017 in News, Sustainable Development Goals |

Bishow Parajuli and Amarakoon Bandara Zimbabwe presented its progress report on the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the High Level Political Forum (HLPF) from 10 to 19 July 2017 at the UN headquarters in New York. Under the auspices of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), the HLPF is the central, all-member states’ follow-up and...

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Revised draft calls for putting the furthest behind first.

Revised draft calls for putting the furthest behind first.

By on Jun 26, 2017 in Sustainable Development Goals |

The co-facilitators of consultations on the 2017 Ministerial Declaration of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) High-Level Segment and the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) released a revised draft, ahead of a reading by UN Member States on 20-21 June 2017. The joint declaration is expected to be adopted by the HLPF on 19 July...

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Africa: Slow Growth Stalls SDGs’ Progress

Africa: Slow Growth Stalls SDGs’ Progress

By on Jun 15, 2017 in Sustainable Development Goals |

By Tharanga Yakupitiyage United Nations — The world will not be on track to eradicate poverty by 2030 if current growth trends continue, a UN task force found. The Inter Agency Task Force, comprising over 50 international institutions, launched a report assessing progress on the Addis Ababa Action Agenda, a global framework on development financing to help implement...

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