10 ways YOU can help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

10 طرق يمكنك اتباعها للمساهمة في تحقيق أهداف التنمية المستدامة

DUBAI, 22 January 2022 – To advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – a global blueprint to reduce inequalities, promote prosperity, protect the planet, and achieve a more sustainable future for all by 2030 – every one of us must be part of the solution. With Expo 2020 Dubai bringing the world together for Global Goals Week, in partnership with the United Nations (UN), from 15 to 22 January 2022, now is the time to be inspired to act and become a change-maker. Make a start with these 10 actions:…

Helen Clark calls for global vaccine equality, as Expo 2020 Dubai hosts G-STIC Conference

DUBAI, 17 January 2022 – The Rt Hon Helen Clark, former Prime Minister of New Zealand, today (17 January) called for global vaccine equality as she helped to kick off the first full day of the G-STIC Conference at Expo 2020, as part of a programme of prominent international speakers. Tackling Sustainable Development Goal 3: Good Health and Wellbeing, Clark – who is Co-Chair of the Independent Panel on Pandemic Preparedness and Response – praised the role of science and technology in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as governments…

Pandemic highlights crucial role of private sector in achieving Global Goals

Pandemic highlights crucial role of private sector in achieving Global Goals

DUBAI, 15 January 2022 – The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the important role companies large and small play in achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), says the UN Global Compact, a co-curator in the upcoming Global Goals Business Forum taking place during Global Goals Week, which kicks off on Saturday. Alexandra Tarazi, Senior Manager, Global Operations, UN Global Compact, said: “We are very cognisant of the fact that companies are at varying levels of maturity when it comes to incorporating sustainability into their operations. Currently there is no [minimum]…