sustainable development

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The Forgotten Development Goal: Personal Reflections

Sustainable Development Goal 18: Engagement and Interest for Development Within All People. How does that sound? Why is this goal needed when we already have 17 of them? But I know that if it actually was an SDG it would already be achieved. I can

A Smart Thing To Do: Data on Women in Higher Education & STEM

“When we talk about improving women’s lives, education is an issue that comes up over and over again as an equalizer, because when women and girls have access to an education, they can accomplish anything.” – United State of Women But do all forms of

Young Leaders and Johnson & Johnson Work Together to Reach Global Goals

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) require a lot of commitment and hard work, and young leaders have an essential role in making them a success. The private sector also has a big role to play, and many companies have already settled ambitious and specific plans on how

Unity is Strength: Co-creating a Future for Women and Girls

A journey of thousand miles begins with one step! This month, September 2016, marks one year since the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by Heads of States. While global policy agreements are key, they are no longer enough in today’s world. And sure

How Businesses Can Partner for Sustainable Development (Video Blog)

There has been much emphasis this week at the UN General Assembly on involving businesses in the Sustainable Development Goals and creating lasting partnerships with the private sector. Below, I share some of my initial reactions and recommendations to engage businesses that are not yet

Involving Young People in the Global Goals

We are now half a year into the work of reaching the Sustainable Development Goals, and still a lot of questions need to be answered as to how to approach these goals remain. I find myself, as a teenager, feeling slightly distant to these ambitious

A Coordinated Approach towards SDG Implementation in Kenya

Along the journey towards formulating the 2030 Agenda and even post adoption of the ambitious sustainable development blueprint, we laud our global efforts of being consultative and inclusive. The phrase, ’Leave No One behind’ was coined by impassioned stakeholders who were adamant to learn from

Women’s Groups: Scaling Up to Save More Mothers’ and Babies Lives

Post Written By: Esther Sharma, Board Member for Women and Children First UK As an expectant mum, with an excited toddler eagerly awaiting the arrival of his new baby, I am more mindful than ever before of the fortunate position I am in, living in

SDG 12: A Pathway to Justice

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 12, sustainable consumption and production, entails “promoting resource and energy efficiency, sustainable infrastructure, and providing access to basic services, green and decent jobs and a better quality of life for all. Its implementation helps to achieve overall development plans,

3 Things I Learned at the Global Maternal Newborn Health Conference

In September, the UN General Assembly voted to adopt a new set of development goals, which will shape our path to a better future over the next 15 years. At the same time, the UN Secretary-General launched the Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s, and Adolescents’

SDG 9: The road to equality

In order for girls to work and attend school at the same rate as boys, they need to physically get there first. Safe roads, transit systems and communication technologies are imperative to a healthy economy, but are disproportionately holding back girls and women from sustainable growth.

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