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Report of the UN Secretary-General on “Progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals”

The Report of the Secretary-General on “Progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals” will be presented and discussed at the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (5 -16 July 2022). The Ρeport provides a global overview of the current situation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) using inputs from more than 50international and regional organizations. The …

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UN Report: Financing for Sustainable Development Report 2022

Developing countries still have to regain lost ground from the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic has put more countries at risk of debt distress, constrained their fiscal space and hampered economic growth. The war in Ukraine is exacerbating all these challenges. In this context, the “2022 Financing for Sustainable Development Report” identifies a “great finance divide” …

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UN Secretary-General’s Sustainable Development Goals Progress Report 2021

The 2021 edition of ‘Progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals’ is based on available data on the global indicators for the 17 SDGs, as of April 2021. The report notes that the global SDG database includes more indicators than ever before, with 211 (out of 231) indicators available in 2021, up from 115 in 2016. …

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UN 2021 Report on the Sustainable Development Goals Report

The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2021 uses the latest available data and estimates to reveal the devastating impacts of the crisis on the SDGs and point out areas that require urgent and coordinated action. The report was prepared by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs in collaboration with more than 50 international …

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UN 2021 Report on the Sustainable Development Goals Report

The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2021 uses the latest available data and estimates to reveal the devastating impacts of the crisis on the SDGs and point out areas that require urgent and coordinated action. The report was prepared by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs in collaboration with more than 50 international …

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High-level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development 2021 – New York City, 6-15 July 2021

The meeting of the HLPF in 2021 will be held from Tuesday, 6 July, to Thursday, 15 July 2021, under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council. This includes the three-day ministerial meeting of the forum from Tuesday, 13 July, to Thursday, 15 July 2021 as part of the high-level segment of the Council. …

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UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs: Sustainable Development Outlook 2020 – Achieving SDGs in the wake of COVID-19

COVID-19 has been a tragedy, killing more than half a million people and bringing the economy and life to a standstill in many parts of the world for a long period. Economic growth has slowed down dramatically and poverty is on the rise everywhere. Questions therefore have arisen whether these setbacks will have a permanent …

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United Nations 2020 Report on the Sustainable Development Goals

The annual Sustainable Development Goals Report provides an overview of the world’s implementation efforts to date, highlighting areas of progress and areas where more action needs to be taken to ensure no one is left behind. Five years since the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals, the 2020 Report notes that progress had been made …

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High-level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development 2020 – New York City, 7-16 July 2020

The meeting of the high-level political forum (HLPF) on sustainable development in 2020 will be held from Tuesday, 7 July, to Thursday, 16 July 2020, under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). This will include the three-day ministerial meeting of the forum from Tuesday, 14 July, to Thursday, 16 July 2020. The …

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UNCTAD: The Least Developed Countries Report 2019

The Least Developed Countries Report 2019: “The Present and Future of External Development Finance – Old Dependence, New Challenges” aims at answering the question of whether, and to what extent, available external resources are contributing to the structural economic transformation of LDCs. The report is intended as an input and contribution to the policy debate …

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