U.N. Officials Call For Quicker Global Action To Reach SDGs At High-Level Political Forum

U.N. News: Progress has been made, but ‘not at a sufficient speed to realize the SDGs’: U.N. ECOSOC President
“…Speaking at the opening of the major ministerial meeting of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) as well as the high-level segment of the Economic and Social Council, ECOSOC President Marie Chatardová cited progress that, at first glimpse, looked positive. … ‘There is progress, but generally not at a sufficient speed to realize the SDGs by 2030,’ Ms. Chatardová said…” (7/16).

Xinhua News: UNGA president urges int’l community to move faster to achieve SDGs
“President of the U.N. General Assembly Misrolav Lajcak on Monday urged the international community to move faster in order to achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). ‘I want to start my address with a simple message: we do not have any time to waste,’ Lajcak said in his opening remarks at the ministerial meeting of the 2018 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development under the theme: ‘Transformation towards Sustainable and Resilient Societies’…” (7/17).

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