[NEWS] Brookings Institution Examines SDG Coverage in Newspapers, Academic Journals

布魯金斯學會博客“誰在談論聯合國可持續發展目標?” 重點介紹了2000年至2016年期間16個主要平面媒體和13個學術期刊橫向評估千年發展目標和可持續發展目標的評估結果。 研究報告選擇來自新興經濟體,包括印度,南非和尼日利亞的報紙時,作者指出,與發達經濟體的報紙相比,更多的MDG-SDG提及。 A Brookings Institution blog on ‘Who is Talking about the UN Sustainable Development Goals?’ highlights findings from an assessment of MDG and SDG coverage in a cross-section of 16 major print media outlets and 13 academic journals from 2000 to 2016. When examining a selection of newspapers from emerging economies, including in Continue reading [NEWS] Brookings Institution Examines SDG Coverage in Newspapers, Academic Journals

[NEWS] ECA Supports Member Countries for Faster SDG Implementation in North Africa

非洲經委會北非辦事處將於6月26日至27日在摩洛哥拉巴特組織一次關於在北非實施可持續發展目標(可持續發展目標)的次區域會議。 本次會議旨在評估在北非實施可持續發展目標所取得的進展,現有挑戰,良好做法和經驗教訓。 這次活動將由負責可持續發展目標督導和審查的北非機構(阿爾及利亞,埃及,利比亞,毛里塔尼亞,摩洛哥,蘇丹和突尼斯),阿拉伯馬格里布聯盟(UMA)總秘書處代表,聯合國機構和 幾個區域和國際發展組織。 The ECA Office for North Africa will organise on 26-27 June in Rabat, Morocco a sub-regional meeting on SDG (Sustainable Development Goal) implementation in North Africa. This meeting aims to assess the progress made, existing challenges, good practices and lessons learned regarding the implementation of SDGs in North Africa. This event Continue reading [NEWS] ECA Supports Member Countries for Faster SDG Implementation in North Africa

[NEWS] Lagos Seeks Prioritisation of Children’s Rights in National Policies

拉各斯州政府週末主張在國家可持續社會經濟發展的國家政策和方案中確定兒童權利的優先次序。 青年和社會發展專員阿博拉·達比里在今年的伊凱賈非洲兒童日發出這一要求,主題是:為非洲發展留下不讓任何兒童參加的活動。 The Lagos State Government at the weekend advocated for the prioritisation of children’s rights in national policies and programmes for sustainable socio-economic development of the country. Commissioner for Youth and Social Development, Agboola Dabiri, made the request at this year’s Day of the African Child at Ikeja with the theme: Leave No Child Continue reading [NEWS] Lagos Seeks Prioritisation of Children’s Rights in National Policies

[NEWS] ‘Blue is the New Green’: Debut Africa Blue Economy Forum Hits the Mark

非洲大陸需要在國家和地區層面上共同努力,並且更重要的是實施一個有利於整個大陸的可持續海事治理體系,並在第一屆非洲藍色經濟論壇(ABEF)結束代表(ABEF2018)。COM)。 ABEF 2018年6月8日在倫敦舉行,以配合世界海洋日。 論壇吸引了國際專家和非洲政府部長在非洲聯盟“2063年議程”和聯合國可持續發展目標(SDGs)的框架下討論海洋的經濟貢獻。 The African continent needs to work together on a country and regional level to put in place and, more crucially, implement a sustainable maritime governance system that will benefit the whole continent, concluded delegates at the first Africa Blue Economy Forum (ABEF) (ABEF2018.com). ABEF 2018 took place in London on 8 Continue reading [NEWS] ‘Blue is the New Green’: Debut Africa Blue Economy Forum Hits the Mark

[NEWS] The Costs of Trade War

根據一個古老的非洲諺語,“大象戰鬥的時候,它就是受苦的草地。”全面貿易戰爭也是如此:當主要經濟體發生衝突時,發展中國家將成為最受打擊的國家之一。 6月1日,美國政府對鋼鐵徵收25%的進口關稅,對鋁徵收10%的關稅。 徵稅不僅會影響中國,還會影響加拿大,墨西哥和歐盟國家。 正如歐盟貿易專員塞西莉亞馬姆斯特倫在最近聯合國貿易和發展會議(貿發會議)舉行的一次活動中指出的那樣,“我們不是參加貿易戰,但我們可以做到。”這種情況應該是 關注大家。 According to an old African proverb, “When elephants fight, it is the grass that suffers.” The same is true for full-blown trade wars: when major economies clash, developing countries will be among the hardest hit. On June 1, the US administration imposed import tariffs of 25% on steel and 10% Continue reading [NEWS] The Costs of Trade War

[NEWS] Annoh-Dompreh 7 others Appointed SDG Patrons

非洲青年可持續發展目標峰會宣布任命八位傑出人士為2018年峰會版的讚助人。 其他人向組織者表示友好的支持,是埃塞俄比亞非洲聯盟教育與發展傳播工作組協調員Lawalley Cole博士; Edith Esinam Asamani,加納兒童,青年和性別倡導者; Elone Natumanya Ainebyoona,烏干達議會青年事務論壇協調員,烏干達UPFYA和摩洛哥獨立顧問Mohamed Said Saadi博士。 African Youth SDGs Summit has announced the appointment of eight distinguished personalities as Patrons of the 2018 Summit edition. Others to give goodwill support to the organizers, are Dr. Lawalley Cole, Coordinator, Working Group on Communication for Education & Development, African Union, Ethiopia; Edith Esinam Continue reading [NEWS] Annoh-Dompreh 7 others Appointed SDG Patrons

[NEWS] Half of Murdered Women Killed by ‘Partners’ – UN Deputy Chief

聯合國副秘書長Amina Mohammed女士曾表示,全世界幾乎有一分之二的女性被謀殺,她們被一個伴侶或前伴侶殺死。 Mohammed在布魯塞爾宣布了聯合國和歐盟之間新的合作夥伴關係的啟動儀式,這是使婦女和女童遭受暴力侵害的重要工具。 在歐洲發展日的講話中,她表示,聯合’聚光燈倡議’是實現2030年可持續發展議程賦予婦女權力的全球目標5的關鍵要素。 Ms Amina Mohammed, UN Deputy Secretary-General, has said that worldwide, almost one-in-two women murdered were killed by a partner or ex-partner. Mohammed stated this in Brussels at the launch of a new partnership between the UN and EU, an essential tool to make violence against women and girls “a thing of Continue reading [NEWS] Half of Murdered Women Killed by ‘Partners’ – UN Deputy Chief

[NEWS] Zambia: Africa Day 2018

考慮到愛爾蘭在可持續發展目標(SDGs)談判中的核心作用,愛爾蘭援助致力於確保2018年非洲日是一個可持續發展的環保活動。 有鑑於此,非洲日將是一個嚴格禁止停車的活動。 強烈建議與會者將他們的汽車留在家中,或者步行,騎自行車或乘坐公共交通工具前往Farmleigh。 從Heuston車站附近的Parkgate街將有免費的都柏林公交班車服務客人往返Farmleigh。 今年的非洲日慶祝活動將免費舉行,並且為了符合愛爾蘭援助組織促進可持續發展目標的承諾,鼓勵與會者在手機上出示門票以減少紙張浪費。 Reflecting Ireland’s central role in negotiating the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Irish Aid is committed to ensuring that Africa Day 2018 is a sustainable and environmentally-friendly event. In this light, Africa Day will be a strictly no parking event. Participants are strongly encouraged to leave their cars at home and Continue reading [NEWS] Zambia: Africa Day 2018

[NEWS] How to Pay for Africa’s Education Gains

非洲正處於教育危機之中。 儘管承諾在2030年前改善所有兒童接受教育的機會,但許多非洲國家政府未能為聯合國可持續發展目標的雄心勃勃的組成部分提供資金。 仍然有時間來解決融資短缺問題,但前提是新的投資策略要有活力。 今天,全球大約一半的年輕人,包括約4億名女孩,都沒有受過教育,未來在工作場所獲得成功。 這一挑戰在非洲最為尖銳; 儘管撒哈拉以南非洲地區75%的女孩開始上學,但只有8%完成了中等教育。 Africa is in the midst of an education crisis. Despite pledges to improve access to education for all children by 2030, many African governments are failing to fund this ambitious component of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. There is still time to address the financing shortfall, but only if new Continue reading [NEWS] How to Pay for Africa’s Education Gains

[NEWS] How to Pay for Africa’s Education Gains

非洲正處於教育危機之中。 儘管承諾在2030年之前改善所有兒童接受教育的機會,但許多非洲國家政府未能為聯合國可持續發展目標(SDGs)中雄心勃勃的組成部分提供資金。 仍然有時間來解決融資短缺問題,但前提是新的投資策略要有活力。 今天,全球大約一半的年輕人,包括約4億名女孩,都沒有受過教育,未來在工作場所獲得成功。 這一挑戰在非洲最為尖銳; 儘管撒哈拉以南非洲地區75%的女孩開始上學,但只有8%完成了中等教育。 撒哈拉以南非洲地區是婦女仍然沒有以男子入學率或畢業率與男子相同的地區唯一的地區。 Africa is in the midst of an education crisis. Despite pledges to improve access to education for all children by 2030, many African governments are failing to fund this ambitious component of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). There is still time to address the financing shortfall, but Continue reading [NEWS] How to Pay for Africa’s Education Gains