Deputy-Secretary-General Amina Mohammed and SDG Advocate, Her Majesty Queen Mathilde of the Belgians, gave a joint interview on the Spotlight Initiative at the European Development Days (EDD) in Belgium. The Spotlight Initiative is a partnership led by European Union (EU) and the United Nations (UN) focused on eliminating all forms of violence against women and [...]
More people are living better lives than they were a decade ago, according to the Sustainable Development Goals Report 2018. However, for too many, progress has been elusive and far more efforts are needed as countries face a daunting array of global challenges: fast changing climate, conflict, inequality, persistent pockets of poverty and hunger and [...]
More than 3.2 billion people are impacted by land degradation today and up to 143 million people could move within their countries by 2050 to escape water scarcity and falling crop productivity.
Three years ago, world leaders unanimously adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Negotiating this framework for a better future and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals spanned three years and involved hundreds of meetings, thousands of documents and millions of people. That was the easy part. The harder work is now under way: bringing the blueprint to life.
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