Posts Tagged 'Goal 1 – No Poverty'

Engineers Australia Climate Smart Engineering Conference

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High-level Political Forum 2021: Sustainable and resilient recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic

The high-level political forum on sustainable development (HLPF) is the core United Nations platform for follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

The meeting of the HLPF in 2021 will be held from 6 to 15 July 2021, under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council. This includes the three-day ministerial meeting of the forum from Tuesday, 13 July, to Thursday, 15 July 2021 as part of ...

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UN Expert Group Meeting for 2021 HLPF

HLPF 2021 Theme and in-focus SDGs

The theme of the United Nations 2021 HLPF is “Sustainable and resilient recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic that promotes the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development: building an inclusive and effective path for the achievement of the 2030 Agenda in the context of the decade of action and delivery for sustainable development”. Understanding the ...

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World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development 2021

WED2021 Introduction

The World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development was proclaimed by UNESCO at its 40th General Conference in 2019. It is celebrated worldwide on 4th March of each year since 2020. The day offers an opportunity to highlight engineers and engineering’s achievements in our modern world and improve public understanding of how engineering and technology ...

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WFEO Webinar on Engineering in Poverty Alleviation

Globally, the number of people living in extreme poverty declined from 36 per cent in 1990 to 10 per cent in 2015, but more than 700 million people, or 10 per cent of the world population, still live in extreme poverty today. The economic fallout from the COVID-19 could increase global poverty by as much as half a billion people. No Poverty, as the first target of the Sustainable Development Goals, to achieve it, we still need a long way ...

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World Engineers Convention 2019 – WEC 2019

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The World Justice Project Rule of Law Index 2017-2018

World Justice Project Rule of Law Index 2017-2018
 

On 31 January, the World Justice Project (WJP) released the 2017-2018 WJP Rule of Law Index which measures rule of law adherence in 113 countries worldwide based on more than 110,000 household and 3,000 expert surveys. Featuring primary data, the WJP Rule of Law Index measures countries’ rule of law performance ...

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The High Level Political Forum 2017: SDG Interactions, gender and the science-policy interface

The High Level Political Forum 2017: SDG Interactions, gender and the science-policy interface
 

This year’s High Level Political Forum (HLPF) at the United Nations was the first-ever in-depth review of selected Sustainable Development Goals: poverty, food and agriculture, health, gender, oceans, resilient infrastructure, and means of implementation.

The meeting, which took place between 10 and 19 July ...

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Report of the 4th World Landslide Forum 2017

The 4th World Landslide Forum 2017
 

The 4th World Landslide Forum was held in Ljubljana, Slovenia from May 30th to June 2nd, 2017, with over 600 active participants from 51 countries – scientists, engineers, researchers, experts, politicians and other decision makers working in the area of landslide risk reduction. Among them, there were over 120 graduate students from Slovenia and other countries, ...

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The 50th anniversary of UNIDO

The 50th anniversary of UNIDO

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is a specialized agency in the United Nations system which primary objective is the promotion and acceleration of industrial development in developing countries and countries with economies in transition and the promotion of international industrial cooperation. It is also a member of the United Nations Development Group.

UNIDO believes that competitive and environmentally sustainable industry ...

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