UN wants to revitalize its global partnership for sustainable development

Speaking at a symposium on the revitalization of a global partnership for sustainable development, top United Nations officials dealing with economic and social issues today stressed the importance of building trust, cultivating leadership and adjusting policies to achieve the newly adopted Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

We have before us the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted just over a month ago in New York,” the current President of the UN Economic and Social Council, Oh Joon, told delegates attending the two-day Development Cooperation Forum on the shores of Lake Victoria in Kampala, Uganda.

The Agenda calls for concerted efforts to realize sustainable development for all societies, leaving no one behind. It resonates greatly with the realities and ambitions of all people, especially those in vulnerable and fragile situations,” continued Mr. Oh.

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