‘Clock Is Ticking’ To Meet SDGs, U.N. Deputy SG Says, Highlighting Climate Change, Access To Health Care, Education

U.N. News: ‘The clock is ticking’ on meeting the Sustainable Development Goals, says U.N. deputy chief
“Pointing to climate change, inequalities, and other serious challenges, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed told a forum on Thursday that ‘the clock is ticking’ down, to making the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. ‘Climate change is ravaging the planet … staggering numbers of children and youth — especially girls and young women — still lack access to basic education and health care services, [and] people in many countries are starved of economic opportunities, decent work, and social protection measures,’ she told the 2019 ECOSOC Partnership Forum, where governments, business representatives, and other influencers met to discuss how partnerships can best advance and the 17 SDGs…” (4/11).