UN Meet Targets Sustainable Development Goal
Bridges, 28 July 2016
UN member states meeting in New
York from 11-20 July for the fourth annual meeting of the High-Level
Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) participated in
national voluntary reviews on the implementation of the new 2030
Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development
Goals (SDGs), with these reviews covering 22 countries.
India ranks 110th on Sustainable Development
The Economic Times, 22 July,
India has ranked a low 110 out of
149 nations assessed on where they stand with regard to achieving the
Sustainable Development Goals, according to a new index which is
topped by Sweden and shows all countries face major challenges in
achieving these ambitious goals.
UN body agrees framework to make globalization
and trade work for billions across global south
UN News Centre, 22 July, 2016
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) today
wrapped up its fourteenth quadrennial conference, with delegations in
Nairobi, Kenya reaching agreement on a framework that will guide the
body's work over the next four years, largely focused on ensuring
broad achievement of the new UN Sustainable Development Agenda.