[NEWS] Youths Crucial Component In Achieving SDG’s — UNILAG Registrar

拉各斯大學註冊處處長Folashade Ipaye博士說,實現可持續發展目標(SDG)不會損害尼日利亞青年作為創新者和變革驅動因素的作用。 Ipaye週六在Ogun分會尼日利亞鬱金香國際學院(NTIC)第13屆畢業典禮上宣稱。 她說,尼日利亞青年的職業選擇對他們在實現一些可持續發展目標時所產生的影響具有相當大的影響。 Dr Folashade Ipaye, Registrar, University of Lagos, says the role of Nigerian youths as innovators and drivers of change can not be undermined in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s). Ipaye made the assertion at the 13th Graduation Valedictory of the Nigerian Tulip International College(NTIC), Ogun Chapter on Saturday. She said that the career choices … Continue reading [NEWS] Youths Crucial Component In Achieving SDG’s — UNILAG Registrar

[NEWS] Experts Share Recommendations to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis at the 10th GAELF Meeting

來自會議的各個小組會議的重要建議包括消除淋巴絲蟲病的各個方面,如創新療法,發病率管理,殘疾預防和患者的精神健康。 其中一些建議包括: 全國淋巴絲蟲病方案的目標應該是在提供全民醫療保健(UHC)的目標下,納入和處理新的世衛組織框架(被忽視的熱帶疾病)和可持續發展目標。 Key recommendations, from the various group sessions at the meeting, covered aspects of Lymphatic Filariasis elimination like innovative treatments, morbidity management and disability prevention and mental well-being of patients. Some of the recommendations include: National Lymphatic Filariasis programs should aim to include and address the new WHO frameworks for NTDs (neglected tropical … Continue reading [NEWS] Experts Share Recommendations to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis at the 10th GAELF Meeting

[NEWS] UN General Assembly President Calls for Sense of Urgency in SDG Financing

聯合國大會主席米Miroslav Lajcak週一呼籲為可持續發展目標(SDGs)提供資金。 “我們只有兩種選擇:一種是為可持續發展目標融資,另一種是我們實現這些目標;或者兩種,我們不這樣做,但我們失敗了,中間沒有。我們站在這條路上的時間越長, 我們將會有所選擇,“Lajcak在一次關於可持續發展目標融資的高級別活動中表示。 UN General Assembly President Miroslav Lajcak on Monday called for a sense of urgency in financing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). "We only have two choices: one, we finance the SDGs and we achieve them; or two, we don't and we fail. There is no in-between. And the longer we stand … Continue reading [NEWS] UN General Assembly President Calls for Sense of Urgency in SDG Financing

[NEWS] Sierra Leone News: We don’t Benefit from the Taxes We Pay

其關鍵不在於依靠外援來資助可持續發展目標(SDGs),而是要利用國內收入,這需要更多努力在當地創收。 SSA國家的債務水平正在上升,並且需要在收入方面採取更多措施來降低脆弱性。 根據研究,動員更多的收入可以增加收入,而不是減少支出。 Adding the crux of it is not to depend on foreign aid to finance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), rather to use domestic revenues, which requires more effort in generating revenues locally. Debt levels are on the rise in SSA countries and that more needs to be done revenue wise to reduce … Continue reading [NEWS] Sierra Leone News: We don’t Benefit from the Taxes We Pay

[NEWS] Impact Investments in Projects of Social, Environmental Benefit Rise Two-Fold to $228 Bn in 2017: GIIN

影響力據全球影響力投資網絡(GIIN)的全球分組報告顯示,投資者花費更多的資金用於那些具有強大社會或環境效益的項目,去年這類項目的資金投入增加了2倍,達到2280億美元。 GIIN是總部位於紐約的非盈利組織,致力於推動影響力投資,並擁有約230名成員。 影響投資是指為了在投資者獲得經濟回報的同時產生社會和環境影響而製定的投資。 Impact Investors are spending more on projects that have a strong social or environmental benefit, with the capital invested into such projects rising by two-fold to US$228 billion last year, according to report by global grouping Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN). GIIN is a New York-based not-for-profit group that works to promote … Continue reading [NEWS] Impact Investments in Projects of Social, Environmental Benefit Rise Two-Fold to $228 Bn in 2017: GIIN

[NEWS] Wine Maker Leads Coastal Cleanup of Taal Lake Areas

世界領先的葡萄酒和烈性酒公司之一Pernod Ricard將於週四在八打雁的Balete和Mataas na Kahoy市,特別是Bobngays Poblacion和Balangays市舉辦第八屆“責任人日”。Kinalaglagan。 該活動將由所有保樂力加員工參加,旨在清理Balete和Mataas na Kahoy鎮的海岸線。 他們還會向塔爾湖漁民捐贈水產養殖箱,以幫助他們評估魚類生長和水生活力的水情況。 Pernod Ricard, one of the world’s leading wines and spirits companies, will be conducting its 8th “Responsib’ALL Day” on Thursday at the municipalities of Balete and Mataas na Kahoy in Batangas, specifically barangays Poblacion and. Kinalaglagan. The activity, to be attended by all Pernod Ricard employees, … Continue reading [NEWS] Wine Maker Leads Coastal Cleanup of Taal Lake Areas

[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] GSMA and W20 Announce Call to Action to Close Digital Gender Gap Ahead of G20 Summit

倫敦 - 作為其在W20(女性20)組1中的角色的一部分,GSMA支持一系列建議,以促進女性在今年晚些時候向G20成員國提供數字包容。 GS20是W20中數字包容主題的主題主席,該主題就G20就性別平等和賦予女性經濟權力的問題提供建議,支持可持續發展目標(SDG),特別是可持續發展目標5(性別平等)。 LONDON — As part of its role within the W20 (Women 20) group1, the GSMA has backed a series of recommendations to promote digital inclusion for women to be presented to the G20 member states later this year. The GSMA is Topic Chair of the Digital Inclusion theme within the W20, … Continue reading [NEWS] GSMA and W20 Announce Call to Action to Close Digital Gender Gap Ahead of G20 Summit

[NEWS] Lack of sanitation causes loss of 73 mn working days each year, says Iyer

由於缺乏衛生設施和水傳播疾病,飲用水和衛生部的局長約瑟夫·艾耶爾今天在這裡說,每年損失7300萬工作日。 在環境,森林與氣候變化部和FICCI組織的世界環境日活動開始前,在“企業可持續發展與可持續發展目標(SDGs)”會議上,他強調了水和衛生設施的重要性。 Due to lack of sanitation and water-borne diseases, 73 million working days are lost each year, Secretary in the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation Parameswaran Iyer said here today. Addressing a session on 'Corporate Sustainability and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)' in the run-up to World Environment Day, organised by the Ministry … Continue reading [NEWS] Lack of sanitation causes loss of 73 mn working days each year, says Iyer

[NEWS] Time to Take Sports Seriously

孟加拉國一直是一個熱愛運動的國家。 無論宗教或社會和經濟背景如何,體育都會讓人們聚在一起。 我們的女子足球或板球隊是體育如何促進賦予女性權力和性別平等的明顯例子。 孟加拉國的女子足球運動員現在正在與外國女子足球聯賽競爭,這在幾年前是不可想像的。 體育對教育,健康,貿易,旅遊,工業化,技術和社會凝聚力有著許多積極的影響。 因此,體育必須在國家預算中得到優先考慮。 Bangladesh has always been a sports-loving nation. Sports brings people together irrespective of religion or social and economic background. Our women's football or cricket teams are obvious examples of how sports can promote women's empowerment and gender equality. Bangladesh's women footballers are now competing with foreign women football leagues … Continue reading [NEWS] Time to Take Sports Seriously