Category: RegionalPolicy

Speakers Welcome Reform Proposals of UN Development System, Urge Faster Realization of 2030 Agenda, as Economic and Social Council Concludes High-Level Segment

The High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development concluded its third annual meeting today with speakers welcoming proposed sweeping reforms to the United Nations development system, warning of the impact of climate change, and calling for faster implementation of the Sustainable …

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Mohammed Advocates New Approaches for Realising 2030 Agenda

Amina Mohammed
Amina Mohammed
  •  Urges tangible actions to redirect major investment towards SDGs

Abimbola Akosile

The United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed, has called on governments and development stakeholders to adapt new approaches for realising the Sustainable Development Goals and the 2030 …

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: On Day 2 of HLPF Ministerial Segment, 21 Countries Present VNRs

Source: Small Island Developing States

17 July 2018: The ECOSOC High-level Segment/Ministerial Meeting of the 2018 UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) featured three sessions on Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs). Twenty-one countries presented their reports: Albania; Latvia; Niger; …

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Government Officials Highlight National Efforts to Make Cities Safe, Bring Potable Water, Modern Energy Services to All, as High-Level Political Forum Continues

Source: United Nations 4

Senior Government officials described national efforts to ensure access to drinking water, provide modern energy services and make cities safe for all, as the general debate of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development moved into

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Government Officials Highlight National Efforts to Make Cities Safe, Bring Potable Water, Modern Energy Services to All, as High-Level Political Forum Continues

Senior Government officials described national efforts to ensure access to drinking water, provide modern energy services and make cities safe for all, as the general debate of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development moved into its second day.

“As …

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Progress Remains Too Slow to Ensure Affordable, Clean Energy for All by 2030, Deputy Secretary-General Stresses at ‘Seven for 7’ Event

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the Seven for 7 Event: “Celebrating Leadership & Innovation on SDG7”, in New York today:

I am pleased to join you this evening.  Let me start by …

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ECOSOC United Nations Economic and Social Counci : Sustainable Energy ‘Golden Thread’ Linking 2030 Agenda with Pledge to Leave No One Behind, Especially Rural Women, Deputy Secretary-General Tells Side Event

Following are UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina Mohammed's remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the SE4ALL side event Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 7 - Leaving No One Behind, in New York today:

I am pleased to be with you today to

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Sustainable Energy ‘Golden Thread’ Linking 2030 Agenda with Pledge to Leave No One Behind, Especially Rural Women, Deputy Secretary-General Tells Side Event

Source: United Nations MIL OSI

Following are UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the SE4ALL side event Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 7 — Leaving No One Behind, in New York today:

I am pleased to

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