Category Archives: Sustainable Development Goals-SDG’s

WORLD TSUNAMI AWARENESS DAY (5 NOVEMBER)

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THEME: Effective education and evacuation drills.

Tsunamis are rare. But they can be extremely deadly. In the past 100 years, more than 260,000 people have perished in 58 separate tsunamis. At an average of 4,600 deaths per disaster, the toll has surpassed any other natural hazard. Tsunamis know no borders, making international cooperation key for deeper political and public understanding of risk reduction measures.
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THE SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE ON WORLD CITIES DAY 2016

NEW YORK, October 31 2016-Cities are increasingly the home of humanity. They are central to climate action, global prosperity, peace and human rights. More than half of all people live in cities and human settlements, and that proportion is projected to grow to two thirds by 2050. Continue reading

THE SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE ON INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR ERADICATION OF POVERTY 2016

NEW YORK, October 17 2016-We are approaching the end of the first year of implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.  With its 17 Sustainable Development Goals, the 2030 Agenda is a universal vision for peace, prosperity and dignity for all people on a healthy planet.  Achieving this objective is inconceivable without fulfilling the mandate of SDG 1 to end poverty in all its forms.

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