UNGA 72 Documents Address Trade, Gender and
IISD Reporting Services,
August 29, 2017
In preparation for the 72nd session of the UN
General Assembly (UNGA), the UN Secretary-General has released several
reports on development topics, all of which address implementation of
the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
APEC 2017: Vietnam calls for joint efforts to
develop sustainable agriculture
Vietnamnet Bridge, August 25,
The APEC economies should innovate technologies in
agricultural production in order to ensure food and nutrition
security, the Deputy PM said at the High-Level Policy Dialogue on
Enhancing Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture in Response to
Climate Change in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on August 25.
First regional centre of NDB opens in S Africa
Press Trust of India, August
The first regional centre of the New Development
Bank, set up by India and other BRICS nations, was officially opened
here today by South African President Jacob Zuma and the bank's Indian
head K V Kamath.
BIMSTEC member nations for early conclusion of
Business Standard, August 11,
BIMSTEC member states on Friday called for the early
conclusion of a free trade area (FTA) agreement to deepen regional
integration in the Bay of Bengal region.
Trade polices as means to realise sustainable
Kuensel Online, August 5, 2017
Of the 169 Sustainable Development Goal (SDG)
targets, 134 are reflected in Bhutan’s policy frameworks, according to
labour minister Ngeema Sangay Tshempo.