[NEWS] Canadian City Tracks Well-being against SDGs

報告第四版標題為“我們的城市:可持續發展的掛鉤報告”,評估加拿大溫尼伯在環境,經濟和社會福祉方面的進展。 用於編制報告的數據來自Peg,這是一個2018年6月15日重新啟動的在線社區指標系統(CIS),其指標與可持續發展目標保持一致。 The fourth edition of the report titled, ‘Our City: A Peg Report on Sustainability,’ evaluates progress in Winnipeg, Canada towards environmental, economic and social well-being. The data used to produce the report was drawn from Peg, an online community indicator system (CIS) relaunched on 15 June 2018, with its indicators aligned to the Continue reading [NEWS] Canadian City Tracks Well-being against SDGs

[NEWS] VNR 2018 Main Messages Available for 45 Countries

7月份在高級別會議2018年提交自願國家審查(VNRs)的47個國家中,有45個國家提供了其主要信息。 本次更新側重於6月7日至6月18日期間在線提供VNR主要信息的10個國家,補充了我們在6月7日之前提供VNR信息的前35個國家的報告。 聯合國秘書處在線發布了一份2018年VNR主要信息彙編的未經編輯的版本。 Of the 47 countries presenting their Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) at the 2018 HLPF in July, 45 have made their report’s main messages available. This update focuses on 10 countries for which VNR main messages were available online between 7 June and 18 June, complementing our reporting on the first 35 countries Continue reading [NEWS] VNR 2018 Main Messages Available for 45 Countries

[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] Kansai Entities Team Up on U.N. Development Goals as Japan Angles for World Expo

20國集團首腦會議將在一年後在大阪舉行,大多數媒體報導和評論無疑將強調總統和總理對當前國際金融或地緣政治危機的看法,以及正在發生的劇變 幕後的世界領導人。 20世紀2030年聯合國可持續發展目標的說法可能會在報導和推文的風雪中迷失。 When the Group of 20 summit takes place in Osaka a year from now, the bulk of media reporting and commentary will no doubt emphasize what the presidents and prime ministers say about the international financial or geopolitical crisis of the moment, and what dramas are taking place among world leaders behind Continue reading [NEWS] Kansai Entities Team Up on U.N. Development Goals as Japan Angles for World Expo

[NEWS] ICAT Launches Updated Climate Transparency and Reporting Guidance

ICAT指導文件涉及溫室氣體對可再生能源,建築,運輸,農業和林業部門的影響,以及更廣泛的可持續發展和轉型影響。 該指南旨在幫助用戶以綜合方式評估政策和行動的影響,並協助決策者制定實現緩解和更廣泛的可持續發展目標(包括可持續發展目標)的戰略。 可持續發展指導由可持續發展目標提供信息並與可持續發展目標保持一致,旨在幫助用戶評估與可持續發展目標相關的政策和行動的影響。 ICAT guidance documents address GHG impacts in the renewable energy, buildings, transport, agriculture and forestry sectors, as well as broader sustainable development and transformational impacts. The guidance aims to help users assess the impacts of policies and actions in an integrated manner, and assist decision makers in developing strategies for achieving mitigation Continue reading [NEWS] ICAT Launches Updated Climate Transparency and Reporting Guidance

[NEWS] Sustainable Development Goals are Indivisible

“雨已經成為我的敵人。 當下雨時,我的心就會沉淪下去,“在烏干達西部Isingiro區經營一家村莊雜貨店的企業家Jane說。 多年來,Isingiro地區的森林已經轉變為農田。 這導致土地無法在大雨中保留水源,導致包括簡氏在內的洪水破壞房屋,農作物和商業。 它還導致了土壤中的營養物質流失,造成水污染。 此外,來自濕地的水不再為人類或牲畜消費而清潔。 “Rain has become my enemy. When it rains, my heart sinks,” says Jane, an entrepreneur who runs a village grocery shop in the Isingiro District of Western Uganda. Over the years the forests in the Isingiro area have been transformed into farmland. This has resulted in the land failing Continue reading [NEWS] Sustainable Development Goals are Indivisible

[NEWS] ECOSOC Functional Commissions Submit HLPF Input

聯合國經濟及社會理事會(ECOSOC)職能委員會提供了他們自願提交的綜合報告,作為高級別政治論壇的投入。 綜合報告詳細分析了2018年高級別政治論壇將審查的可持續發展目標。 它指出,目前的趨勢不符合在特定時間框架內實現“2030年議程”。 The UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) functional commissions provided a synthesis of their voluntary submissions prepared as inputs to the HLPF. The synthesis provides a detailed analysis of the SDGs to be reviewed by the HLPF in 2018. It notes that current trends are not compatible with achieving the 2030 Agenda Continue reading [NEWS] ECOSOC Functional Commissions Submit HLPF Input

[NEWS] UN’s Faremo Eyes Artificial Intelligence Potential For SDGs At IPsoft ‘Digital Summit’

在今年6月初由IPsoft在紐約舉辦的第二屆年度數字勞動力峰會上,聯合國項目服務辦公室(UNOPS)的副秘書長兼執行主任Grete Faremo表示,人工智能(AI )是“不可否認的”,並認為人工智能有助於“實現聯合國的可持續發展目標(SDGs)”。“ 此次活動在曼哈頓下城的Cipriani舉行,大約有600名代表參加,見證了許多主題演講,其中包括來自麻省理工學院Max Tegmark教授的人工智能時代; 全球公民共同創始人Simon Moss為全球提供了AI, 以及來自德勤全球認知優勢領導人Anthony Abattista的AI的影響。 Speaking at the Second Annual Digital Workforce Summit hosted by IPsoft in New York early this June, Grete Faremo, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), said that the potential for Artificial Intelligence (AI) was “undeniable” and saw the possibility that Continue reading [NEWS] UN’s Faremo Eyes Artificial Intelligence Potential For SDGs At IPsoft ‘Digital Summit’

[NEWS] Africa-Wide Competition On Innovation For SDGs To Commence In July 2018

加納總統辦公室可持續發展目標諮詢股已與Reach for Change簽署了一項協議,為可持續發展目標(可持續發展目標)的創新發起了非洲範圍的競爭,此後,該競爭已成為Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo- 作為可持續發展目標傑出倡導者組的共同主席,阿多的舉措。 該協議於5月24日星期四由總統辦公室可持續發展目標諮詢部的Eugene Owusu博士和阿克拉州議會大廈總統別墅Reach for Change的Amma Lartey簽署。 以“可持續發展目標的非洲創新”為主題,預計將於2018年7月開始的競爭將向早期創新者頒發有助於實現可持續發展目標的想法,推動私營和公共部門對可持續發展目標的支持,以及 增加公眾和主要利益相關方對可持續發展目標的理解和認識。 The SDGs Advisory Unit of the Office of the President of Ghana has signed an agreement with Reach for Change to launch an Africa-Wide competition on innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which has since been one of the President Continue reading [NEWS] Africa-Wide Competition On Innovation For SDGs To Commence In July 2018

[NEWS] Governments Must Prioritize Children’s Right In The Implementation Of SDGs And Development Agendas – CIG

非洲兒童日支持非洲兒童的保護和權利。 它紀念1976年通過大屠殺殺害種族隔離政府而喪生的年輕人的勇氣,當時有超過1萬名索韋托黑人學生為抗議他們的教育質量而進行遊行。 抗議遊行也試圖表明對黑人教育法案的不滿,因為黑人教育法令根據種族分隔學生。 在兩週的抗議活動中被稱為“索韋托起義”,100多名學生遇難,數千人受傷。 1991年,非統組織國家元首和政府首腦大會(現為非洲聯盟)將6月16日定為非洲兒童日。 The Day of the African Child champions the protection and rights of African Children. It commemorates the bravery of the youth who lost their lives through massacre against the Apartheid government in 1976, when over 10,000 black students from Soweto marched in protest of the poor quality of their education. Continue reading [NEWS] Governments Must Prioritize Children’s Right In The Implementation Of SDGs And Development Agendas – CIG