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Assembly President calls for massive investment in sustainable infrastructure

The President of the UN General Assembly on Thursday underscored the critical need for resilient infrastructure if the world is the reach the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by the 2030 deadline.

Sustainable Development Goals in peril due to overseas aid cuts: Guterres

New York: Recent deep cuts to overseas aid budgets by governments, will have “direct, negative impacts” on the ability of the world to reach the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the UN chief warned on Friday.

Tackling corruption, important step for ‘inclusive, sustainable development’

New York: Corruption spreads through societies and erodes people’s trust in leaders and institutions, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told an anti-corruption conference on Monday, stressing that “greed over need, harms us all”.

UN chief sets out roadmap to ‘raise ambition’, fund sustainable development

New York: In his opening remarks to the High-Level Dialogue on Financing for Development, held at UN headquarters in New York on Thursday, UN chief António Guterres outlined his roadmap for financing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the UN’s blueprint for the transition to a healthier planet and a fairer world.

Sustainable Development Summit: ‘We must step up our efforts - now’, Guterres declares

New York: “The 2030 Agenda is coming to life”, declared the UN chief on Tuesday, referring to the blueprint for a healthier planet and a more just world, as he launched the first Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Summit in New York. However, despite encouraging progress, António Guterres warned that much more needs to be done, and “we must step up our efforts. Now”.

Top UN sustainable development forum closes with galvanized effort toward ‘empowerment, inclusiveness and equality’

New York, July 20 (IBNS): In closing the High-level Segment of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) on Friday, President Inga Rhonda King assured participants that the session had contributed significantly to advancing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. 

UN chief outlines reforms that ‘put Member States in driver’s seat’ on road to sustainable development

New York, Jan 23 (JEN): Sustainable development is a fundamental human right and humanity’s best chance for a future of peace and prosperity, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Monday, laying out the case for Agenda 2030 to be at the centre of UN activities.

Banks, UN set standards on channelling investments for sustainable development

New York, Jan 31 (Just Earth News): Nearly 20 leading global banks and investors, totalling $6.6 trillion in assets, have launched a United Nations-backed global framework aimed at channelling the money they manage towards clean, low carbon and inclusive projects.