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NEWS RELEASE: UNECE releases Control panel to track local development on...

The Sustainable Development Goals’ globally-agreed framework of 232 indicators allows everyone— governments, researchers, civil society, business and beyond—to keep track of how our countries are progressing towards environmental, social and economic sustainability. A new UNECE Dashboard for SDGs, launched ahead of the Regional Forum on Sustainable Development for the UNECE Region, brings together available data…

UN Secretary-General reveals brand-new Environment Action Top tasks effort; prompts nations...

New York, 18 September—United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres today announced a new initiative aimed at ensuring that decent job creation and protecting livelihoods are at the center of countries’ efforts to boost climate action, and urged countries to join the initiative. The new “Climate Action for Jobs” initiative will be presented at the Secretary-General’s 2019…

Researchers require immediate, targeted action to prevent reversing the advancement gains...

PRESS RELEASE   New relationship between people and nature is needed as climate change and biodiversity loss threaten progress New York, 11 September—Achieving human well-being and eradicating poverty for all of the Earth’s people—expected to number eight and a half  billion by 2030—is still possible, but only if there is a  fundamental—and urgent—change in the…

4 Takeaways From the International Celebration of Action

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Global Festival of Action wrapped up on the weekend, completing three days of inspirational exchanges, learning and co-creation by over 1,700 participants from over 150 countries, once again organized by the UN SDG Action Campaign. From  2 to 4 May, this year’s Festival – the largest ever – brought together…

Looking beyond the guarantees of Program 2030, Worldwide Celebration individuals dedicate...

Bonn, 6 MAY 2019 | The third edition of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Global Festival of Action wrapped up on the weekend, completing three days of inspirational exchanges, learning and co-creation by over 1,700 participants from all over the world, once again organized by the UN SDG Action Campaign. Pushing for accelerated action to…

Specialists, leaders settle on crucial methods to mobilise faster action for...

Press release Participants at Copenhagen conference say strengthened relationship between climate, SDGs provide our best opportunity for systemic change to ensure no one left behind  Copenhagen, 3 April 2019 —With the urgency of climate action at an all-time high, global experts and leaders meeting in Copenhagen identified key immediate action areas to better serve both…

Population and advancement: arrangement to speed up execution of historical strategy

PRESS RELEASE – New York, 1 April UN Member States today reaffirmed their commitment to implementing the goals and objectives of the Programme of Action, adopted at the landmark International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) held in Cairo in 1994. In a declaration, countries agreed that the full implementation of the Programme of Action is…

UN to highlight linkages in between population and efforts to accomplish...

MEDIA ADVISORY Fifty-second session of the United Nations Commission on Population and Development New York, 1-5 April 2019 Countries to look at 25 years of implementation and impacts of landmark Population and Development Conference that emphasized women’s empowerment New York, 29 March—Recognizing that the size, structure and distribution of the world’s population has profound implications…

Global Advancement Obstacles on SDG execution– conference of the UN High-Level...

Following its second meeting held in Shenzhen, China in October 2018, the Board will continue to review key development trends, challenges and risks shaping sustainable development. The discussions will focus on inclusive, stable and sustainable growth; rapid technological change and inequality; uncertainty associated with conflicts, climate change and disasters; and establishment of a new multilateral…

Services Act on the SDGs– Documentary Series

Businesses around the world are exploring how they can advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), from putting in place sustainable practices to contributing to a better world as envisaged in the 2030 Agenda. Today, consumers and investors are better informed than ever before. People are now looking at supporting companies that align with their own…

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