The SDG Action Zone is a space on the UN North Lawn to break out from the General Assembly week and engage partners for SDG action in new and innovative ways.
UN DESAWhy are the #GlobalGoals vital in our efforts to #RecoverBetter from #COVID19?
Tune in to ✨Day 1 of the #SDGActionZone✨ where our UN DESA chief Mr. Liu Zhenmin explains what is at stake and what must be achieved! 🌍
LIVE at #Stage1 in 1 hour! 👉 sdgactionzone.orgpic.twitter.com/dMMk1qiZAS
The new report examines five megatrends: climate change; demographic shifts, particularly population ageing; urbanization; the emergence of digital technologies
UN DESAThe 5 greatest challenges of our time are all human-made. Which means that we have the power to change them 💪
The new #UNEconomists report for #UN75 calls for a radical change in policymaking to take the fate of the world into our own hands! bit.ly/UNmegatrendspic.twitter.com/Ua2VAAZw07
Scholars call for better tax cooperation, improved digital access, and sustainable natural resource management as starting points. As world leaders in government, business and civil society grapple to contend with the urgency of the global COVID-19...
UN DESA🌟JUST LAUNCHED!🌟 In new volume, High-Level Advisory Board shares fresh ideas on how to #RecoverBetter after #COVID19.
They call for:
☑️ Better tax cooperation 💰
☑️ Improved digital access 💻
☑️ Sustainable natural resource management 🌳
Learn more 👇
While the scale and severity of the COVID-19 pandemic is being felt in developing and developed countries alike, the President of the UN General Assembly maintained on Monday that the response must focus on "the two-thirds of the world's population...
UN DESABy 2050, over 2 in 3 people in the world will live in cities 🏙️ .
Making our cities more sustainable is crucial to achieving the #SDGs. Learn more about our special #HLPF event on cities and local governments.
UN DESAThis year's #HLPF could go down in history as the moment the 🌎started to #RecoverBetter from the devastation of the #COVID19 pandemic.
Everything you need to know about this crucial meeting for the #GlobalGoals: is.gd/2020hlpfpic.twitter.com/shp3qYl9aO
With the COVID-19 pandemic raging on, and the world slowly coming to terms with the "new normal", forward-looking governments, businesses and organizations are using the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a blueprint for rebuilding their...
The World Youth Report: Youth Social Entrepreneurship and the 2030 Agenda seeks to contribute to the understanding of how youth social entrepreneurship can both support youth development and help accelerate the implementation of the SDGs. To do so,...
Seven public institutions from Bangladesh, Botswana, Brazil, Mexico, Portugal, Republic of Korea, and Spain receive prestigious UN Public Service Awards The UN announced today that seven innovative projects will receive this year's UN Public Service...
UN DESACongrats 🎉 to the 2020 @UN #PublicServiceAwards winners for their innovative and excellent practices in public service! 🇧🇩 🇧🇼 🇧🇷 🇲🇽 🇰🇷 🇵🇹 🇪🇸
Be inspired by their winning initiatives: bit.ly/2NtmSXM #PublicServiceDay #SDGs #GlobalGoals pic.twitter.com/yMlSv2f0nq
Nearly every day brings news of promising developments in the unprecedented global quest for a vaccine to COVID-19. Yet, finding an effective vaccine will not put an end to the pandemic unless countries can agree to cooperate on its development,...
UN DESA“Even when an effective vaccine is developed, it will not end the pandemic unless it is within reach of all people in all countries."
@sfparr, member of UN Committee for Development Policy, talked to us about the people's vaccine💉 to #COVID19
As the COVID-19 pandemic carves its dark entry into the history of humankind, causing serious illness and death, and upending daily life as we know it, UN DESA is supporting the world to contain the calamity and emerge from it more resilient and...
UN DESAWomen & girls with #disabilities, face discrimination, stigma and barriers to accessibility, hygiene & affordable health care every day. But during the #COVID19 pandemic, these limitations can threaten their lives!
UN DESA"States must take action against any incidents of discrimination against older persons in decisions on medical care, triage, and life-saving therapies." Read our policy brief on #COVID19 and older persons: bit.ly/UNDESACovidpic.twitter.com/bMfZ4hucqu
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Draft Concept Note & Agenda
UNITED NATIONS, New York – A clear view of the toll of the COVID-19 pandemic is only beginning to take shape, but experts estimate the human cost could be extraordinary. The economic and physical disruptions caused by the disease could have vast...
UN DESADo you realize what could happen if the #coronavirus lockdown goes on for another 6 months?
31 million more cases of gender-based violence would happen 🤯
Learn more about the latest @UNFPA findings on #COVID19: unf.pa/cov
UN DESAPeople wonder when life will return to normal after #COVID19. "But the 'normal' that existed for most of the world was inequality, rampant poverty, and growing greenhouse gas emissions," writes UN DESA chief Liu Zhenmin for @IISD_SDGs. #BuildBackBetter
The UN System’s 2020 Financing for Sustainable Development Report outlines measures to address the impact of the unfolding global recession and financial tur...
UN DESA"#COVID19 is a development emergency and all countries must rise to the challenge. We have one chance to #BuildBackBetter together, for people and for the planet,"
@AminaJMohammed presents the new #Fin4Dev report ahead of the virtual #FFDForum tomorrow
Bold and urgent policy measures needed to protect the most vulnerable and promote sustainability The global economy could shrink by almost one percent this year—0.9 percent—due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and world output could contract further if...