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November 13, 2017

Ana Maria Menéndez: "Private sector plays a key role in strengthening the resilience of communities"

Ana Maria Menéndez, UN Under Secretary General and Senior Advisor of the Secretary General on Policy, describes at the launch of the SDG Fund´s report "Business and SDG 16", how private sector is a key actor of prevention initiatives.

November 13, 2017

SDG Fund featured in UN Secretary-General report on South-South Cooperation

The SDG Fund promotes South-South Cooperation as a vehicle to share and disseminate knowledge, and facilitate policy and technical exchange. The 2017 Report of the Secretary-General on State of South-South Cooperation highlights several SDG Fund's activities and initiatives.

November 7, 2017

Workshop on Strengthening Preventive Diplomacy and Multilateral Negotiation organized with UNITAR

A briefing with diplomats in New York, focused on Goal 16 and the revitalization of the preventive diplomacy discourse within the United Nations system, as it is being spearheaded by the UN Secretary-General with its new Vision on Prevention, and how it can be integrated in the achievement of the 2030 Agenda.

November 7, 2017

SDG Fund Report Reaches a Higher Moral Ground

Rangita de Silva de Alwis, Associate Dean of International Affairs at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, shares an OpEd about Sustainable Development Goal 16 and how companies can play a vital role in achieving it on the new Agenda 2030: the focus of the new report of the SDG Fund.

November 6, 2017

Presentation of the book “International Society and Sustainable Development Goals”

On November 2, 2017, the book “International Society and Sustainable Development Goals,” prepared by the SDG Fund and the Academic Chair on Development and Poverty Eradication, was officially presented at the United Nations Dag Hammarskjöld Library. The event brought together UN agencies and member states, representatives from SDG Fund’s Private Sector Advisory Group, and university officials.

November 3, 2017

New Report Outlines How Business Can Help Achieve SDG 16, and Build Just, Peaceful and Strong Institutions

Companies can play a critical role in helping achieve Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16, by not only preventing corruption, but by creating conditions that will lead to inclusive decision-making and improve the rule of law, said a report released today by the Sustainable Development Goals Fund (SDG Fund).