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1 “Girls Speak Out” at the UN
( UN Agencies and Other Departments )

Content by: South-South News

14 October 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — “Girls Speak Out” was the title of a forum at the UN celebrating the International Day of the Girl.

Created on 2016-10-14 21:21:34
2 “Zero Hunger” Panel at the 71st UN General Assembly
( UN Main Bodies )

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23 September 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — A panel on September 22 during the 71st session of the UN General Assembly examined the progress that has been made in the “Zero Hunger” campaign.

Created on 2016-09-23 21:04:30
3 3rd International Finance for Development Conference
( Special Coverage 2015 )

13-16 July 2015, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | South-South News - Over thirty heads of state, hundreds of senior government leaders, top UN officials, as well as over a thousand private sector and civil society representatives are meeting in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, to accomplish one not-so-minor feat: create a new global financial architecture to finance sustainable development for the next fifteen years.

Created on 2015-07-17 22:25:53
4 71st UN General Assembly Marks the First Anniversary of the SDGs
( UN Main Bodies )

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29 September 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS) are one year old. In that year, the Goals have become central to UN activities and are being embraced around the world, according David Nabarro, the UN’s Special Adviser on 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Created on 2016-09-29 22:10:02
5 Access to Health Spotlighted for Indigenous Peoples Day
( Global Development )

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10 August 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – The world's 370 million indigenous persons are too often at the lower end of the development spectrum, particularly in the area of physical and mental health, UN officials noted today.

Created on 2015-08-10 21:29:30
6 Addressing Autism in Africa
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

6 December 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — A symposium on “Autism in Africa: Life Saving Awareness Implementing the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” was held at UN Headquarters on December 6.

Created on 2016-12-06 21:48:33
7 After Lima, All Eyes Turn to UN Headquarters in New York
( Global Development )

Photo: UN Photo / Mark Garten

Content by: South-South News

15 December 2014, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – International climate negotiators leave Lima, Peru this week with a well-deserved sense of victory, having accomplished what twenty years of similar agreements and thousands of other delegates have been unable to...

Created on 2014-12-15 22:16:42
8 Ban Issues First SDG Report
( UN Main Bodies )

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20 July 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — At a ministerial session on the Sustainable Development Goals, UN Secretary-General Ban ki-Moon formally released the first annual report on the SDGs saying the new 15-year program for global development was “off to a good start.” He told the assembly that the report will provide “a ...

Created on 2016-07-20 21:42:09
9 Can Finance Work for the Environment?
( World News SSN )

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14 July 2015, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Brendan Pastor - Financial tools for addressing climate change have become an important and growing area of public policy, particularly in the run-up to the COP21 Conference in Paris later this year. But many experts have argued that the current state of global and domestic finance is fundamentally not...

Created on 2015-07-14 22:35:08
10 Civil Society Reacts to Current Post-2015 Negotiations
( Global Development )

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24 June 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – During a meeting between stakeholders and facilitators of the post-2015 agenda process, civil society representatives voiced a mixture of support and disagreement with varying areas of the current proposed outcome document for the Sustainable Development Goals.

Created on 2015-06-24 18:49:02
11 Dignitaries Gather at Historic UN Summit to Define the World’s Future
( UN Main Bodies )

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25 September 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor — 193 countries represented by over 150 heads of state and government — the largest gathering of world leaders in history — will formally adopt a new development agenda that will guide social, economic, political and en...

Created on 2015-09-25 13:48:28
12 Drive to Increase Education Funding
( World News SSN )

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20 April 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The UN Special Envoy for Education Gordon Brown said now is the time to “end the neglect of education” by creating an international finance facility which would make it possible for lower and middle income countries “to pay for education at terms they can afford.”

Created on 2017-04-20 22:26:17
13 ECOSOC Panel of the First Anniversary of the SDGs
( UN Main Bodies )

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11 July 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — On the first anniversary of the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals, the UN Economic and Social Council – ECOSOC – is holding a series of high-level meetings over ten days around the theme of “Ensuring that No One is Left Behind.”

Created on 2016-07-11 21:12:15
14 Empowering Women to Fight Hunger
( World News SSN )

Content by: South-South News

21 December 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — During a high-level event at FAO headquarters in Rome, princess Victoria of Sweden said “if female farmers were given access to the same resources as their male counterparts, food production could be increased by as much as 20 to 30 percent.”

Created on 2016-12-21 20:00:51
15 Eradicating Poverty
( World News SSN )

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17 October 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (October 17) was commemorated at the United Nations with a forum entitled “Moving from humiliation and exclusion to participation: Ending poverty in all its forms.”

Created on 2016-10-17 21:47:32
16 Everything You Need to Know About FFD3
( UN Main Bodies )

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12 July 2015, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Brendan Pastor – Over thirty heads of state, hundreds of senior government leaders, top-level United Nations officials, and close to 1,000 representatives from the private sector and civil society are gathering in Ethiopia's capital city, Addis Ababa, for one of the year's most important high level m...

Created on 2015-07-12 15:50:45
17 FFD3 Adopts Historic Finance Agenda for Sustainable Development
( UN Main Bodies )

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16 July 2015, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Brendan Pastor — United Nations member states have adopted the final outcome document of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development in Addis Ababa this week, paving the way for what many officials are calling the most meaningful policy framework for a new financial architecture t...

Created on 2015-07-16 16:05:48
18 Final Report Shows MDGs were Remarkable, Uneven Success
( Global Development )

Photo: UN Photo / Rick Bajornas

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6 July 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – The Millennium Development Goals have been the most successful anti-poverty program in history, bringing more than a billion people out of extreme poverty and halving under-five child mortality. But progress is far ...

Created on 2015-07-07 15:26:00
19 G 77 Foreign Ministers Summit at 71st UN General Assembly
( UN Main Bodies )

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26 September 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — Cooperation towards fulfilling the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was the theme of the annual meeting of the foreign ministers of the Group of 77 developing states. The September 23rd summit was held on the edges of the 71st UN General Assembly.

Created on 2016-09-26 21:24:22
20 GA President on the SDGs, Transparency in His Office
( UN Main Bodies )

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30 September 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — The new president of the UN General Assembly, Peter Thomson of Fiji, held a news conference on September 30, where he outlined his priorities for this session of the General Assembly. He repeated what he has said on many occasions that his overriding priority will be the implementatio...

Created on 2016-09-30 21:40:31

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