Month: March 2021

‘Seize the moment’ to recover and rebuild better, UN deputy chief urges Asia-Pacific nations

Addressing the eighth Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development, convened by the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), Amina Mohammed, highlighted the importance of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  “[They] show the way to inclusive, resilient and sustainable economies and societies that respect people and planet”, she said.  […]

Don’t miss chance to showcase your SDGs programs

Registrations close on 30 March for the Digital SDGs Showcase being run during the virtual UN & Australia Sustainable Partnerships Forum on 20 and 21 April – The Showcase will provide an opportunity to show what you are doing to progress the SDGs in Australia and internationally. Other Showcasers already include Zoos Victoria, Business […]

Australia’s First Nations incarceration epidemic: origins of overrepresentation and a path forward

In 2020, a wave of Black Lives Matter movements unfolded across the globe. These movements re-focused a spotlight on Australia’s fraught relationship with its First Peoples. In particular, the movements increased community awareness of the disturbing reality that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples (which I will refer to as First Nations peoples) are the […]

Early Bird tix close TODAY

LAST DAY to purchase your Early Bird tickets for the UN & Australia Sustainable Partnerships Forum on 20 and 21 April – Amazing rates for two days of networking, interactive conversations with UN, international and Australian leaders and a Digital SDGs showcase. Timezone tickets available too –

Forum Ticket Update

Early bird tickets for the UN & Australia Sustainable Partnerships Forum close on Monday 15 March so don’t miss out on these – book here now We have also introduced a special Timezone/On Demand ticket for people who will be outside Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) on 20 and 21 April or who cannot link […]

UN Deputy Secretary-General to open UNAA Forum

UN Deputy Secretary-General, Ms Amina Mohammed, will open the virtual UN & Australia Sustainable Partnerships Forum on 20 April 2021. As Special Advisor to former Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, Ms Mohammed led the process that resulted in global agreement around the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the creation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).   She […]