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Amid Gains in Human Well-being, States Must Adapt National Plans, Forge Wide Partnerships for Greater Progress, Social Development Commission Hears

While the Copenhagen Declaration had helped countries make great strides in improving living conditions, the international community must now align its work with modern reality, speakers told the Commission on Social Development today, with some …

Social Development Commission Integral to Helping World’s 786 Million Poor Reach Their Human Potential, Speakers Stress at Opening of Fifty-Fifth Session

The Commission on Sustainable Development — whose past work had been critical to the evolution of many principles underpinning the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development — now had a critical role to play in that …

Text adopted – Access to energy in developing countries – P8_TA-PROV(2016)0480 – Thursday, 1 December 2016 – Brussels – Provisional edition

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), in particular SDG 7 on access to energy and SDGs 12 and 13 on sustainable consumption and production and on climate change, respectively,…

Speech by Commissioner Thyssen

Dear Ministers, Honourable Members of Parliaments,

Dear colleagues, ladies and gentlemen,

Good morning and welcome to this conference: the first sounding board after the consultation on a European Pillar of Social Rights.

All of us …

Davos, peace in Iraq and Libya, and demographic dynamism: IRIN Top Picks

Every week, IRIN’s team of editors curates a selection of humanitarian reports and opinion you may have missed, from in-depth analyses and features to academic studies and podcasts

Davos develops a humanitarian bent

The World …

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