Tag Archives: 2030 Agenda for sustainable development

Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific 2015

The Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific 2015 is a reference of current and emerging trends of economic, social and environmental development in Asia and the Pacific. For the first time the Yearbook is aligned with the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and each Goal below, when clicked, links to analyses of development trends, data tables and statistical data challenges. Continue reading

10th Annual meeting of the Internet Governance Forum

The tenth annual meeting of the IGF will be held from the 10th to the 13th of November 2015 in João Pessoa, Brazil. More than 2,000 participants from over 100 countries are expected to attend and participate in the four-day meeting, with thousands more actively participating online.  The overarching theme for the 2015 IGF, derived by consensus of the Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) together with all IGF stakeholders is: Evolution of Internet Governance: Empowering Sustainable Development. Continue reading

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Sustainable Development Goals bannerThe new year ushers in the official launch of the bold and transformative 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development adopted by world leaders last September at the United Nations. The new Agenda calls on countries to begin efforts to achieve 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) over the next 15 years. “The seventeen Sustainable Development Goals are our shared vision of humanity and a social contract between the world’s Continue reading