More than 150 world leaders are expected to attend the UN Sustainable Development Summit from September 25-27 at UN headquarters in New York to formally adopt an ambitious new sustainable development agenda. This momentous agenda will serve as the launch pad for action by the international community and by national governments to promote shared prosperity and well-being for all over the next 15 years.
On September 25th 2015, world leaders will commit to 17 global goals to achieve 3 extraordinary things in the next 15 years. End extreme poverty. Fight inequality & injustice. Fix climate change. The Global Goals for sustainable development could get these things done. In all countries. For all people.
Find all the latest news, views and videos on the Summit at: http://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/summit/
Ahead of the historic Sustainable Development Summit, a ‘Consultation on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: Southern Perspectives’ was held on September 21 at the UN Headquarters in New York.
Ambassador Asoke Kumar Mukerji, Permanent Representative of India to the UN; Ms. Helen Clark, Administrator, UNDP; and Professor Arvind Panagariya, Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog, Government of India, delivered their remarks at the discussion. Key civil society representatives from India, senior officials of the UN and the Government of India shared their views.