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1 “Girls Speak Out” at the UN
( UN Agencies & 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
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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
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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 Addressing Autism in Africa
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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
6 Africa Day 2017 Focuses on Preventing Crises
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26 May 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — UN Secretary-General António Guterres marked Africa Day 2017 saying, “All of humanity will benefit by listening, learning and working with the people of Africa. It starts with prevention. Our world needs to move from managing crises to preventing them in the first place. We need to break...

Created on 2017-05-26 17:51:18
7 Ban Issues First SDG Report
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

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
8 Can Finance Work for the Environment?
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

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
9 Dignitaries Gather at Historic UN Summit to Define the World’s Future
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Content by: South-South News

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
10 Drive to Increase Education Funding
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

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
11 ECOSOC Panel of the First Anniversary of the SDGs
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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
12 Empowering Women to Fight Hunger
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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
13 Eradicating Poverty
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

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
14 Everything You Need to Know About FFD3
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

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
15 FFD3 Adopts Historic Finance Agenda for Sustainable Development
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

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
16 G 77 Foreign Ministers Summit at 71st UN General Assembly
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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
17 GA President on the SDGs, Transparency in His Office
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

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
18 Global Compact Summit Highlights the SDGs
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24 June 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — The focus of this year’s Global Compact Leaders’ Summit was on how companies doing business with the United Nations can help advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Created on 2016-06-23 16:14:07
19 IFAD Conference Stresses Rural Development
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Content by: South-South News

15 Feburary 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) said rural development was a moral obligation adding that when people faced the prospects of dying in poverty and hunger “no ocean is wide enough” and “no fence will ever rise high enough” to keep them ...

Created on 2017-02-15 22:47:40
20 IFAD Tackles Guatemalan drought
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Content by: South-South News

17 November 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — To help farmers face increasingly dire conditions cause by draught in Guatemala, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is supporting the construction of water collection tanks and new irrigation systems, as well as the renovation of abandoned ones.

Created on 2016-11-17 22:27:41

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