President Obama delivers remarks at the Closing Session of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals in New York City. September 27, 2015.
In his talk, Prof. Patrick Walsh discusses the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda as an agenda of the people, with the responsibility for implementation by the people, using their influence on Livelihoods, Civil Society, and Governance, to induce successful stakeholder partnership at local, national, regional and global levels. Patrick Paul Walsh is a Professor of International Development Studies in UCD, Ireland. He was a Senior Adviser to the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network, Earth Institute, Columbia University, New York during its input to the post 2015 Development Agenda, formally mandated by the UN General Secretary Ban Ki-moon. He also represented the UN Major Group for Science and Technology during the Inter-Governmental Negotiations that produced the UN 2030 Agenda Outcome Document in September 2015. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
Dr. Nicholas Alipui is an expert in child health and development and former United Nations Director & Senior Adviser on the Post 2015 Development Agenda and most recently Director of Programs for UNICEF. He is a Senior Fellow, African Studies and Global Health, at the MacMillan Center and teaching a course on child health and development is context of sustainable development. Dr. Alipui has more than 30 years of experience in strategic leadership, intergovernmental negotiations, child rights advocacy and programming in diverse country and regional settings with a special focus on Africa, East Asia and the Pacific, including serving as UNICEF Representative in Kenya and the Philippines. Aired November 30, 2016
For all our differences and diversity, the world can agree on one thing: education is at the heart of a sustainable future for us all. Education is not only a basic right for every woman, man and child. It forms the foundation for every other kind of human right, making it key to the success of all 17 Sustainable Development Goals of Agenda 2030 - and to the future of every individual on the planet. Guided by the Education 2030 Framework for Action  which sets out a clear game plan for countries and key partners, the SDG-Education 2030 Steering Committee plays a critical role as a central driving force to keep everyone moving in the right direction for Education. Read more at https://sdg4education2030.org/
The international community is counting down to a historic moment on 25 September. Over 150 world leaders will gather for the UN Summit on Sustainable Development at UN Headquarters in New York to commit to 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) that aim to end poverty, fight inequalities and tackle climate change in the next 15 years. Leading up to this major event, the efforts of UN DESA have played a key role.
Ahead of the 47th Session of the UN Statistical Commission on 8-11 March, Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development Lenni Montiel, Director of UN DESA’s Statistics Division Stefan Schweinfest, and Chief of the Statistical Service Branch in UN DESA’s Statistics Division Francesca Perucci discuss the development of indicators for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals. For more information on the 47th Session of the United Nations Statistical Commission, visit: http://unstats.un.org/unsd/statcom/
We have to remember that we are citizens of a country but also citizens of the world. […] What affects other people in the world also affects us,” said SDG Advocate and Academy Award-winning actor Forest Whitaker, during a discussion with Thomas Gass, Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Coordination and Inter-Agency Affairs in UN DESA, which took place on the sidelines of the High-Level Thematic Debate on Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on 21 April.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov gave an address at the UN Sustainable Development Summit 2015 in New York City, Sunday, ahead of the 70th United Nations General Assembly. During his address Lavrov stated that Russia welcomed the new 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, saying that "we stand ready to actively support a successful implementation at all levels." Video ID: 20150927-077 Video on Demand: http://www.ruptly.tv Contact: email@example.com Twitter: http://twitter.com/Ruptly Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Ruptly LiveLeak: http://www.liveleak.com/c/Ruptly Vine: https://vine.co/Ruptly Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/Ruptly YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/RuptlyTV DailyMotion: http://www.dailymotion.com/ruptly
United Nations - Video message by the United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres to the Global Conference on the 2030 Agenda: A Roadmap for SDGs in Fragile and Conflict-Affected States. Produced by the Department of Public Information
http://www.fao.org/sustainable-development-goals/indicators/en/ An overview of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the importance of monitoring the 169 targets associated with the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). The role of FAO as custodian agency for 21 SDG Indicators. Related videos with more information on SDG indicators under FAO custodianship: • SDG 2 – Indicators of hunger and severity of food insecurity • SDG 2 – Indicators of productivity and income of small-scale food producers • SDG 2 – Indicator of agricultural sustainability • SDG 2 – Indicators of conservation of genetic resources for food and agriculture and risk status of livestock breeds • SDG 2 – Indicator of public investment in agriculture • SDG 2 – Indicator of price volatility • SDG 5 – Indicators of women’s ownership of agricultural land and equal rights to land ownership • SDG 6 – Indicators of water use efficiency and water stress • SDG 12 – Indicator of global food losses • SDG 14 - Indicators of fish stocks, sustainability of fisheries, illegal fishing and access rights for small-scale fishers • SDG 15 - Indicators of sustainable forests and mountains © FAO: http://www.fao.org Subscribe! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=FAOoftheUN #ZeroHunger Follow #FAO on social media! * Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/UNFAO * Google+ - https://plus.google.com/+UNFAO * Instagram - https://instagram.com/fao/ * LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/fao * Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/fao/ © FAO: http://www.fao.org #ZeroHunger