World Health Organization. Links. Please find below links to a range of organisations, including UN Agencies and Specialised Agencies, UN Regional Offices and Related Organisations, Federal and State Government Departments and Agencies, and Australian Non-Government Organisations working in the fields of Human Rights, International Aid and Development, and the Environment.
UN Agencies Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)United Nations Conference on Trade and DevelopmentUnited Nations Development Programme (UNDP)United Nations Capital Development FundUnited Nations Development Fund for Women (UNICEF)UN WomenUnited Nations Volunteers (UNV)United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODP)United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)United Nations Human Settlements ProgrammeUnited Nations Populations FundUnited Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near EastUnited Nations World Food Programme UN Specialised Agencies Human Rights. Welcome to the United Nations. Sustainable development goals: UN must take simple, sensible approach. The one important outcome of the Rio+20 summit was the agreement to develop a new set of goals to succeed the millennium development goals (MDGs) in 2015.
It's been a painful birth, but it would be a very big reward to secure a set of global goals that are truly universal, that integrate development and the environment, and confront the root causes of our current crises. But we need a step change in approach if we're to secure them – learning lessons from Rio+20 and other multilateral processes. At present, there is an incredible amount of confusion around this within the UN, governments and civil society.
Transformation at the UN Sustainable Development Summit. Report by Katsuhiko Mori.
Katsuhiko Mori is professor of the Department of Politics and International Relations at the International Christian University, Tokyo. He previously studied and worked at the Matsushita Institute of Government and Management, Japan International Cooperation Agency, International University of Japan, and Yokohama City University. Mori received his Ph.D. in political science from Carleton University, Canada, where he was a visiting associate professor at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs.
The 70th anniversary of the United Nations is an opportunity to transform our world. The UN Sustainable Development Summit, which adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was held in New York September 25-27 and Katsuhiko Mori (International Christian University) and Nicole Fassina (Balsillie School of International Affairs/Wilfrid Laurier University) attended as ACUNS representatives. List of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Addressing Unfinished Agenda and Strengthening Sustainable Development and Partnership.
Year of Living Sustainably - United Nations Sustainable Development. Year of Living SustainablyFlorencia Soto Nino2016-08-17T16:57:38+00:00 The 17 Sustainable Development Goals have been adopted by all UN Member States.
That’s great, but now what? Governments will be busy for the next 15 years working to achieve the goals, but that doesn’t mean all the work falls on them. The private sector, civil society organization and regular people can all help accelerate the achievement of the SDGs. Global Compact Network Australia. In September 2015, the UN General Assembly adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – 17 global goals which lay out a path to 2030 to end extreme poverty, fight inequality and protect our planet.
Business has a crucial role to play in achieving the SDGs – through responsible business operations, new business models, investment, innovation and technology, and collaboration. Further, the SDGs cover a broad range of issues relevant to companies – from poverty and inequality, to climate change – and engaging with the SDG agenda can help companies understand and link their strategies with global priorities. Business can use the SDGs to identify future business opportunities, enhance the value of their corporate sustainability strategies, strengthen stakeholder relations, and engage with stakeholders through a common framework and language.
What are the Goals? United Nations 2015: Time for Global Action.