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SDGs Pledge To ‘Leave No One Behind’

Huffington Post: Sustainable Development Goals for the World Ban Ki-moon, secretary-general of the United Nations “…The Millennium Development Goals, adopted in 2000, have improved the lives of millions of people. … But much more needs to be done, especially to reach the most marginalized and vulnerable and put us all…

Addressing Humanitarian Crises Requires New Approaches To Development Financing

The Guardian: The growing need for humanitarian aid means we must find a new approach to development Kristalina Georgieva, co-chair of the U.N. secretary general’s High-Level Panel on Humanitarian Financing and vice president of the European Commission, and Borge Brende, Norway’s minister of foreign affairs “…The relationship between humanitarian and…

To Achieve SDGs, Global Leaders Must Adopt Policies To Boost Economies

New York Times: An Ambitious Development Agenda from the U.N. Editorial Board “…[The U.N.] faces a very big obstacle: a slowing global economy, which will require the leaders of developing countries, especially those in Africa and Asia, where most of the world’s poorest people live, to make big policy changes…

U.N. General Assembly Side Event, 2 Reports Highlight Accountability In Global Health

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists”: Accountability in Global Health: What works, what doesn’t, and what we need to do about it Lola Dare, president and chief executive of CHESTRAD; Nejla Liias, founder and president of Global Health Visions; and Christine Sow, president and executive director of the Global…

World Bank Report Shows Some Countries Expanding Universal Health Coverage

World Bank: Universal health coverage programs that cover one-third of the world are transforming care for the poorest and most vulnerable: new World Bank Group report “A World Bank Group report released [on Friday] during the United Nations General Assembly shows that more countries around the world are rolling out…

Speech Transcript, Fact Sheet Highlight U.S. Commitment To Global Development

U.S. Department of State: Remarks at Post-2015 Development Summit During his remarks at the U.N. Sustainable Development Summit in New York City, Secretary of State John Kerry discussed the U.S. commitment to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), as well as the launch of the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development…

Ahead Of U.N. Summit, Opinion Pieces Continue To Address Various Aspects Of SDGs

The following opinion pieces address various aspects of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which the U.N. is expected to adopt. Huffington Post: New Paradigm for Partnerships Caitlin Burton, manager of institutional relations at the Grameen Foundation (9/24). Huffington Post: Stories of Progress Are Stories of Partnership Kathy Calvin, president and…

Social Scientists Can Work With Policymakers To Formulate, Implement, Measure SDG Targets, Conference Hears

SciDev.Net: Social scientists urged to help with development goals “Policymakers and social scientists must team up to help achieve the global development agenda and help measure progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a meeting has heard. Social scientists can help formulate the goals, implement policies, and measure their effects,…

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