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Thursday, July 27, 2017

1.8 billion are still using a source of drinking water that is fecally contaminated. For those 1.8 billion people, health risks are increased, and illnesses related to contaminated or inadequate water are very common in their communities. The harsh realities of this is...

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Recap: 

“Having heard 43 voluntary national reviews, I am truly impressed with the political leadership and national commitments,” said UN Under-Secretary General for Social and Economic Affairs, Wu Hongbo, at the conclusion of this year’s High Level Political Forum for...

Thursday, July 20, 2017

For the past week, the United Nations has been hosting the High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, where certain Sustainable Development Goals are being reviewed in depth to compare progress, share innovation, and learn from successes and failures from w...

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Stronger Together

“Leaving no one behind” is a principle theme of the Agenda 2030 adopted by the 193 UN Member-States, believing that it is imperative in order to provide for an inclusive development process. In fact, it is very unlikely that the 17 SDG’s mentioned in t...

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

The Event:

The 2nd annual HLPF is set to take place at the UN Headquarters in NYC from July 10-19, 2017. Each year, the forum focuses on a specific theme to go along with the 17 UN goals for sustainable development (SDGs). This year’s theme is “Eradicating poverty and p...

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

One might undermine the significant role that civil society is playing at the HLPF 2017 at the UN Headquarters in NY. However, the Women’s Major Group has launched a campaign with the hope of sending a powerful message throughout the 10 day event. It’s as simple as wea...

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