SDG Update – 28 September 2021

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Special Event

 

 

UNGA 76 | General Debate Final Curtain Meeting

What happened during the UNGA? Join our experts for a summary discussion. Read

 

 

 

Raising Ambition for Action

 

 

Leaders Announce Voluntary Commitments for Rapid Decarbonization

Heads of State and Government, the private sector, civil society, and all levels of governance have presented over 130 Energy Compacts. Read

 

 

 

Global Review Looks to Reverse Current Performance of Food System

It is possible to both feed a growing global population and protect the planet. Read

 

 

 

Snapshot Report Shows 17 SDGs through Lens of Gender Equality

None of the 18 indicators for SDG 5 is met, or almost met, at the global level; one is “close to target.”Read

 

 

Number of the Day

 

The financial commitments made in the Energy Compacts for the High-Level Dialogue on Energy total around USD 400 billion. Read

 

 

 

2021 Reader Survey

 

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Current and Upcoming Events

Events Calendar

Click the calendar to view the full lineup of global SDG events and processes, or see highlights below.

 

 

Ninth session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Water Convention (view)

29 September – 1 October 2021 | Geneva, Switzerland

Third UN World Data Forum 2021 (view)

3-6 October 2021 | Bern, Switzerland

Fifteenth Session of the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD 15) (view)

3-7 October 2021 | Bridgetown, Saint Michael, Barbados

Fourth Forum of Ministers and Environment Authorities of Asia Pacific (view)

5-7 October 2021 | Suwon, Gyeonggi (Kyonggi-do), Republic of Korea

Fourth Forum of Ministers and Environment Authorities of Asia Pacific (view)

5-7 October 2021 | Suwon, Gyeonggi (Kyonggi-do), Republic of Korea

 

UN Biodiversity Conference (CBD COP 15) (Part 1) (view)

11-15 October 2021| Kunming, Guizhou, China (virtual)

UN Global Sustainable Transport Conference (view)

14-16 October 2021 Beijing, China