They were targets in reducing maternal deaths during childbirth, reducing the number of people infected with HIV, ensuring environmental sustainability and providing adequate access to drinking water and proper sanitation for the people. For a future, where democratic values, respect for human rights, rule of law and the environment will be central principles in our path to sustainable development. Referring to the Addis Ababa Action Agenda, which specifies the policies and actions to finance the sustainable development of countries, he insisted that now is the time to address frontally the need to develop transparent measurements of progress that go beyond the narrow scope of gross domestic product per capita. It is the creation of an unprecedented consultation process that lasted nearly three years.
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Secretary-General Angel Gurria has stated that the active participation of the private sector is extremely critical, while governments must strengthen tax and regulatory systems to encourage investment, according to Yahoo! Now we must use the goals to transform the world.
“My greatest worry is that we don’t get clarity in terms of the commitments from leaders to this agenda”, she told the Thomson Reuters Foundation.
We are proud that the universal agenda we are endorsing in this Summit is a truly ambitious and inclusive one, with poverty eradication and sustainable development at its heart. Setting goals works – in a complex world, organisations and countries can align their agendas and prioritize funding.
It pursues gender quality and empowerment of women. The way out of violence and political misunderstanding is a commitment to justice humanity and good governance.
Many in the world have come to know our previous chapter during conflict as “Survivors”.
Taking time away from Europe’s refugee crisis, German Chancellor Angela Merkel applauded the new goals but stressed that peace was a “key prerequisite” for development. “Well not anymore because most of the procuring power for palm oil is now committed to deforestation-free supply chains, making a huge contribution to climate change mitigation, to biodiversity, to sustainability”.
China’s president on Saturday pledged billions in aid & stated Beijing will forgive debts due this yr in an effort to assist the world’s poorest nations, as world leaders begin to hunt the trillions of dollars needed to assist achieve sweeping new development objectives.
NEW YORK: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that his government is equally aware of the importance of a robust monitoring and follow-up mechanism for effective and full implementation of the SDGs in Pakistan and to achieve this, elaborate coordination and oversight procedures have accordingly been put in place, at both the national and the provincial levels. Working in partnership, the worldwide community has achieved extraordinary things. These are the stark and simple choice we face collectively with every target we set ourselves under the Sustainable Development Goals.