2015 is here, which means the UN’s Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are about to meet their deadline. Can global leaders deliver on their promises? Will they commit to more ambitious goals for ensuring a sustainable future for all? This week’s articles look at the newly proposed Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS), reflect on the successes and failures of the MDGs, and take a look at what citizens around the globe have to say. Sustainable development goals: … read more
Washington, D.C. (January 4, 2013) –The United Nations Foundation today commended the United Nations General Assembly for its recent declaration of the Decade of Sustainable Energy for All, 2014-2024. The Decade of Sustainable Energy for All will make access to sustainable energy a continuing priority on the global development agenda.
“Sustainable energy is essential to achieving sustainable development and meeting our goals as a global community,” said United Nations Foundation President Timothy E. Wirth. “By … read more