United Nations Announces Global Media Compact


UN Secretary-General António Guterres at the launch of the Media Compact.

The United Nations revealed today the launch of the SDG Media Compact, an effort marking a brand-new drive to advance awareness of the Sustainable Advancement Goals (SDGs). The Compact looks for to influence media and home entertainment business all over the world to take advantage of their resources and innovative skill to advance the Objectives.

Speaking at the launch at UN Head office on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly on behalf of more than 30 founding media companies– incorporating more than 100 media and home entertainment outlets– Olusola Momoh, Chairwoman, Channels Media Group-Nigeria presented the Compact to UN Secretary-General António Guterres: “I am happy to provide you the SDG Media Compact. We are an alliance of news and home entertainment media and we are devoting to deal with the United Nations to promote public discourse and stimulate action on the Sustainable Advancement Goals. We will increase our material on the problems defined in the 2030 Program and talk about services. Where needed, we will hold Federal governments to represent the strong guarantee they have actually made to their individuals and to the world.”.

Jointly, the charter member of the SDG Media Compact currently make up an audience in the billions covering over 80 nations on 4 continents and a lot more business are anticipated to sign up with. “Together, we devote to playing our part to accomplish the Sustainable Advancement Goals,” she included.

” Accomplishing the Objectives by 2030 will need collective actions by everybody. By informing stories, news and home entertainment media have an important function in increasing messages and propagating brand-new methods of acting,” stated Under-Secretary-General for Global Communications Alison Smale at the launch occasion. “As significant gamers in promoting the SDG discourse, they are likewise type in holding federal governments liable.”.

The SDG Media Compact is inclusive and intends to welcome media business from all areas and all platforms. Getting involved companies will have the chance to produce content collaborations with the United Nations, where the company will increase its efforts to source and share high-value media material and relevant chances connecting to the SDGs. Routine tracking and evaluation conferences will evaluate engagement.

The Compact is an effort of the United Nations, in cooperation with the UN Structure and with the assistance of FleishmanHillard.

Establishing Compact members.

Al Jadeed TV-Lebanon, Aljoumhouria Newspaper-Lebanon, Annahar Newspaper-Lebanon, The Asahi-Shimbun-Japan, Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcast Advancement, Association of Commerical TELEVISION in Europe, Association for International Broadcasting, Athina 9.84 Radio station-Greece, Channels Media Group-Nigeria, China Media Group, Daily Star Newspaper-Lebanon, Daily Tribune-Philippines, Deutsche Welle-Germany, Discovery, Inc., Eurasia-Azerbaijan, European Broadcasting Union, Kathimerini-Greece, LBCI TV-Lebanon, Lebanon Files News, Ministry of Info and Broadcasting-India, Naharnet News-Lebanon, National Union of Tunisian Journalists-SNJT, Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun-Japan, Nippon TV-Japan, RLL Radio-Lebanon, RRI– Radio Republic of Indonesia, Noise Diplomacy, Tass-Russia, This Day-Nigeria, TVC-Communications-Nigeria, TV-BRICS-Russia, VDL Radio-Lebanon, Ziff Davis.

About the SDGs.

The 17 Sustainable Advancement Objectives were embraced by world leaders at the historical Sustainable Advancement Top in September2015 Incorporating whatever from health, to gender equality, and education, the Objectives will activate efforts all over the world to end all types of hardship, battle inequalities and deal with environment modification, while guaranteeing that nobody is left.


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