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SDG Progress “Halted,” Partnerships Needed: SDSN Report

The Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) published the seventh edition of its annual Sustainable Development Report, which includes the 2022 SDG Index, the 2022 International Spillover Index, and Dashboards. The report warns that “[f]or the second year in a row, the world is no longer making progress on the SDGs.” It shows that the “multiple […]

UN rights chief concludes China trip with promise of improved relations

At the end of her official visit to China, the first such trip in 17 years, UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet announced new areas of engagement between her office and the Chinese Government on rights issues, and summarized the many rights issues raised during her six-day May mission. During Saturday’s virtual press conference, Ms. Bachelet, the […]

Secretary-General’s SDG Progress Report Proposes Actions to “Rescue” SDGs

The UN Secretariat has released an advance version of the Secretary-General’s annual report on SDG progress. The report recommends actions to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and “rescue the SDGs.” It will inform discussions during the July 2022 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). Published in May, the 2022 edition […]

Guterres urges youth: Keep pushing, mobilizing, ‘bringing your ideas to the table’

© UNDP IndiaThe Indian Government is ensuring that youth volunteers are a part of the conversation and action in meeting their sustainable development goals.    20 April 2022SDGs Despite war, COVID-19 and the climate crisis, all of which compound the other challenges facing young people today, the UN chief lauded youth for raising their voices and mobilizing […]