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World leaders call for faster progress toward achieving SDGs

United Nations, US | Xinhua | World leaders attending the 78th session of the UN General Assembly’s general debate have emphasized the need for intensified efforts toward achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with midpoint assessments falling short. The UN Secretary-General’s 2023 SDGs Report: Special Edition shows that about 12 percent …

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UN deputy chief says Africa-led solutions key to achieving SDGs

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Xinhua | United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed has called for Africa-led solutions as a key imperative to achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Africa. She made the remarks while addressing the Ninth Session of the Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (ARFSD-9), which is underway from …

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Speaker Among calls for inclusive implementation of SDGs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Speaker Anita Among has urged government and the United Nations (UN) to ensure that implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) reaches the most marginalised and vulnerable communities. She said that this will aid the achievement of the desired SDGs. “There should also be credible …

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UN urges Africa to tap private finance to achieve SDGs

Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua | African governments should tap into private finance in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a United Nations official said on Tuesday. Walid Badawi, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) resident representative in Kenya, told a forum in Nairobi Kenya’s capital that the issue of …

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UN chief calls for joint efforts to advance SDGs

United Nations | Xinhua | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday called for joint efforts to advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). He made the appeal in a video message to a high-level virtual meeting of the Group of Friends of the Global Development Initiative. “We are fast approaching the mid-point …

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UN chief urges efforts to attain SDGs by altering food systems

United Nations | Xinhua | United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday called for greater collective efforts to achieve all the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by transforming the current food systems. “At this pre-summit, we can define the scope of our collective ambition and strengthen our efforts to achieve all …

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