Tag Archives: PublicHealth

Concluding Session, High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development Adopts Ministerial Declaration Aimed at Expediting Fulfilment of 2030 Agenda

Language on Multilateral Trading System, Obstacles to Self-Determination of People Living Under Foreign Occupation Retained Following Recorded Votes

The High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development today adopted a Ministerial Declaration aimed at accelerating the pace …

Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator: McDougall Memorial Lecture at the 40th Session of the FAO Conference, Rome, 'The Agricultural Economy of Tomorrow: Opportunities for Transforming our World'

Jul 3, 2017

As prepared for delivery.

I am honored to deliver this year’s McDougall Memorial Lecture. I feel some affinity with Frank McDougall who, like I, spent part of his life on a farm. …

Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator: Keynote address at 5th Anniversary of the Global Commission on HIV and the Law: Lessons for the 2030 Agenda

Jul 13, 2017

By investing in promoting equality, inclusion and non-discrimination, together we can turn the tide on HIV and on many of the other issues embodied in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Photo:

Focus on Accessible Treatment, Reproductive Rights Vital for Eliminating Health Gaps, Gender Discrimination, Speakers Tell High-Level Political Forum

Speakers today voiced deep concern at the continued prevalence of the long‑standing — and often intersecting — challenges of gender discrimination and health inequality, as the Economic and Social Council’s High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable …

ECOSOC: High-Level Political Forum

Note:  A complete summary of today’s Economic and Social Council meeting will be available after its conclusion.

Panel I

The first panel of the day, titled “review of implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 3 (ensure …

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