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UN adopts SDGs

On 25th September 2015, the 193-Member United Nations General Assembly formally adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, along with a set of bold new Global Goals. The new framework, Transforming Our World: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, is composed of 17 goals and 169 targets to wipe out…
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Voice of reason

The United Nations is gearing up to launch its post 2015 agenda this year. The agenda is to adopt the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs); a list of goals that address the most urgent issues of our time. It’s a grand list but it misses out on the main, the root…
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Leave No One Behind: Think, Decide and Act Together Against Extreme Poverty

The International Committee for October 17 welcomes and appreciates the theme chosen by the United Nations, in consultation with activists, civil society and non-governmental organizations, for the 2014 commemoration of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. The choice of this theme underscores the United Nations’ recognition of the…
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