Achieve Gender Equality to Deliver the SDGs

Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world. Gender equality is an enabler and accelerator for all the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The gender-responsive implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development offers an opportunity to achieve not only SDG 5 (gender equality), … Continue reading Achieve Gender Equality to Deliver the SDGs

Universal Declaration of Human rights (UDHR)

"On 10 December 1948, the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted and proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights...Following this historic act the Assembly called upon all member countries to publicise the text of the Declaration and to cause it to be disseminated, displayed, read and expounded principally in schools and other educational institutions, … Continue reading Universal Declaration of Human rights (UDHR)

Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

In September 2015, Member States of the United Nations adopted a plan for achieving a better future for all – Agenda 2030: a 15 year plan to end extreme poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and protect our planet. Preamble "This Agenda is a plan of action for people, planet and prosperity. It also seeks to … Continue reading Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development