Sustainable Development Goals launch in 2016 As 2015 comes to an end, and with it the 15-year cycle of the anti-poverty Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the United Nations officially will usher in – on 1 January 2016 – an even more ambitious set of goals to banish a whole host of social ills by 2030. “The seventeen Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are our shared vision of humanity and a social contract between the world’s leaders and the people,” UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development adopted unanimously by 193 Heads of State and other top leaders at a summit at UN Headquarters in New York in September. “They are a to-do list for people and planet, and a blueprint for success,” he added of the 17 goals and 169 targets to wipe out poverty, fight inequality and tackle climate change over the next 15 years. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development calls on countries to begin efforts to achieve the 17 SDGs over the next 15 years.
titled 3 September 2015 – As United Nations Member States prepare to adopt a new set of Sustainable Development Goals, a ground-breaking collaboration of campaigners, public figures, companies and civil society groups is uniting to tell seven billion people in seven days that “it’s time to change the world.” During a press conference at UN Headquarters today, the Global Goals campaign, founded by filmmaker Richard Curtis, was announced as aiming to make the 17 UN Goals famous and to push for their full implementation worldwide. Described as an “unprecedented effort,” the campaign is supported by a variety of other social movements including action/2015 – a coalition of over 2000 organizations – and Global Citizen, a community of ordinary people that help fight extreme poverty. The Agenda, its 17 proposed Goals and 169 targets aim to be a charter for people and the planet in the twenty-first century. “Being famous is absolutely necessary to ensure that [the goals] are implemented,” Ms.
Finance & Development, December 2014 Finance & Development, December 2014, Vol. 51, No. 4 Devi Sridhar and Chelsea Clinton PDF version Reduce inequality within and among countries - United Nations Sustainable Development Reduce inequality within and among countriesFlorencia Soto Nino2017-02-21T17:21:42+00:00 Share this story, choose your platform! The international community has made significant strides towards lifting people out of poverty. The most vulnerable nations – the least developed countries, the landlocked developing countries and the small island developing states – continue to make inroads into poverty reduction. However, inequality still persists and large disparities remain in access to health and education services and other assets. Additionally, while income inequality between countries may have been reduced, inequality within countries has risen.
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.
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Governing the UN Sustainable Development Goals: interactions, infrastructures, and institutions Three of the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) concerned health. There is only one health goal in 17 proposed Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Critiques of the MDGs included missed opportunities to realise positive interactions between goals.1 Here we report on an interdisciplinary analytical review of the SDG process, in which experts in different SDG areas identified potential interactions through a series of interdisciplinary workshops. This process generated a framework that reveals potential conflicts and synergies between goals, and how their interactions might be governed. In our framework, the 17 SDGs are represented in three concentric layers, reflecting their main intended outcomes (figure). The single health goal is in the inner layer of people-centred goals that aim to deliver individual and collective wellbeing through improved health and education, ensuring equitable distribution within and between individuals and countries.