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The 'Goa Declaration', issued at the end of the summit, welcomed "experts exploring the possibility of setting up an independent BRICS Rating Agency based on market-oriented principles, in order to further strengthen the global governance architecture ...
Twenty-five thousand delegates have flown in from around the world to chart a vision for housing and sustainable development in the world's cities. For Andrew Martin, it feels like the stars have aligned. Martin is a master's student at the University ...

The emerging-market bloc of BRICS, which groups Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, issued here Sunday a joint declaration after a leaders' meeting, looking to play a bigger role in and contribute more to the global governance system ...
This summit is about "Building Responsive, Inclusive and Collective Solutions," and the BRICS countries should open their economies more for their sustainable development, he said, adding that Intra-BRICS trade should be facilitated by all member ...
During the G20 summit in China's Hangzhou, Chinese President Xi Jinping urged BRICS countries - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - to make joint efforts to improve global governance while attending a BRICS leaders' meeting on the ...
The 8th BRICS Summit took place over the weekend in Goa, India. It has been seven years since the first BRIC Summit was held in 2009.

They pledged to pursue new opportunities to take the economic ties to unprecedented heights, achieve sustainable development, promote peace and security at home and around the world, strengthen inclusive and transparent global governance, and ...
The initiative called on the international community to actively implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development of the United Nations, and support the industrialization of Africa and the least-developed countries.
GENEVA | ROME (IDN) - climate change, hunger and poverty must be addressed together in order to achieve the sustainable development goals set by the international community: this is the clarion call emerging from this year's World Food Day celebrations ...
On one hand, global economic integration makes nations prosperous, keeps people informed through the internet and social media, generates entrepreneurship, advances human liberties, limits great power wars, and promotes global governance and ...
The Moroccan model for success - with its core ideals of decentralisation, human development, multiculturalism, south-south connectivity, and participatory methods - is essential not only for its own people but also for establishing a viable strategy ...
Jakarta (ANTARA News) - The world culture Forum 2016 (WCF 2016), held in Nusa Dua, Bali, ended on Thursday with the Bali Declaration, which has 10 commitments to strengthen the mainstreaming of culture to drive sustainable development. ... WCF by ...
These include implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, addressing climate change, managing the continuing global refugee crisis, ensuring progress on disarmament, curtailing armed conflicts in a number of countries and regions, and ...
A University of Oregon professor has been invited to help craft a new global approach to sustainable development and climate change policy.
BERLIN | Brussels (IDN) - Unless adequate steps are taken with relentless determination, the core objective of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) agreed by all member states of the United Nations in September 2015, which recommend that "no ...

This explains why the government has initiated the holding of the world culture Forum (WCF), which seeks to change this by encouraging and promoting culture as a driver and enabler of sustainable development. Following a success of organizing the first ...
"Switzerland is fully committed to the realization of gender equality as there is no sustainable development and peace without addressing the needs of both women and men and fulfilling their human rights.
As outlined in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the spread of information and communications technology (ICT) has great potential to accelerate human progress, to bridge the digital divide and to develop knowledge societies.
Our country once again reiterated its call for the strengthening of the institutions of global governance, including the United Nations, specifically the Security Council and advocated for the urgent reform of these institutions with the aim of ...
governments should make plans for integration of refugees and internally displaces persons into the society, Rashid Khalikov, Assistant Secretary-General, United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, said while making speech on ...
World leaders should first renew their commitment to stronger global governance of migration, and agree to hold a first-ever intergovernmental conference in 2018 to focus exclusively on creating a new global compact on migration, as UN Secretary ...
The 5th Baku International Humanitarian Forum heard speeches from chairs of round table meetings to be held on September 30. The session was chaired by Azerbaijani Minister of education Mikayil Jabbarov, who noted the importance of the Forum.
Georgieva has an extensive background at the World Bank, and at one point worked as the director for the organization's strategy and sustainable development. She now manages the European Union's budget and works on fraud and corruption, among other ...
"The promise of cities is hampered by patchy collaboration with national governments, limited access to global governance processes such as the sustainable development goals and Habitat III, meagre funding for collaboration, and poor data collection ...
authors: Miles Kahler, Senior Fellow for Global governance, C. Randall Henning, Professor, American University's school of International Service, Chad P. Bown, Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for international economics, Hongying Wang, Associate ...
His trip focused on global sustainable development and the refugee issue and expressing China's voice, Chen said, adding that as a permanent member of the UN Security Council, China is a staunch supporter to the UN cause.
Vaudreuil-Dorion officials will be heading off to cultural conferences in Colombia and Mexico next month, riding the wave of the city's "Je suis" project that promotes multiculturalism and inclusivity. ... minus Houde, will later travel to Mexico from ...
"My experience in Liverpool changed my vision of the world," explained Yu, an expert in sustainable development who has also held three of the most prestigious administrative posts in the world's largest city (Shanghai, with 24 million people, is ...
The global importance of cities for grand challenges has been recognized in the Paris agreement on climate change, the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the UN Sendai Framework for disaster Risk Reduction. Cities are more ... But the promise ...
Then, touching on international partnership and sustainable development, he laid out the many ways small countries have already worked together to play a role on the world stage.
Synergizing and synchronizing the initiative with global governance agenda, especially the UN Sustainable Development Goals, existing regional and sub-regional mechanisms and the national development strategy of the members and regions along the ...
Three months before Paris, the U.N. General Assembly adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, with its 17 Sustainable Development Goals and its mission to "heal and secure our planet." The gap between ambition and ability could scarcely be ...
Then, touching on international partnership and sustainable development, he laid out the many ways small countries have already worked together to play a role on the world stage.
On the morning of September 21, 2016 local time, Premier Li Keqiang, at the UN headquarters in New York, attended the general debate of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly under the theme of "The Sustainable Development Goals: A Universal Push ...
World leaders should first renew their commitment to stronger global governance of migration, and agree to hold a first-ever intergovernmental conference in 2018 to focus exclusively on creating a new global compact on migration, as UN Secretary ...
"We must acknowledge that UN system has a leading role to play in global governance," Minister Mahat said, adding "An equal emphasis must be laid on all three pillars of the United Nations: development, peace and security, and human rights.
"Same with Sustainable Development Goals," he went on, taking credit for a new approach to framing international development policy.
So when we are seeing the emergence of new forces that threaten to pull the world apart, the very institutions the international community established to bring the world together through cooperative forms of global governance should be more important ...
The forum's topics reflected the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which incorporates the promotion of inclusive societies as pivotal component for sustainable development, said Mammadyarov. "Taking this opportunity, I would like to ... He said ...
Again, maybe I'm influenced by our work at Unesco, but we've done a lot of work on education in sustainable development, to make people more aware of the issues that really matter. Have we learned enough lessons from the MDGs to make sure the SDGs ...
At the summit, Chinese President Xi Jinping gave a speech entitled "Towards Win-win Partnership for Sustainable Development" to expound on China' s principles and position as well as its readiness to advance the agenda for sustainable development. This ...
Deliberations focused amongst others, on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs); climate change; peace and security issues; UN reform, especially the Security Council; and the process of appointing a new successor to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon ...
He called on the meeting participants to consider how standardization should play a positive role in improving global governance and promoting sustainable development. The 39th General Assembly of the ISO is being held in Beijing from Sept. 9 to 14.
... the UN General Assembly have underlined that the Zero Hunger Challenge, launched in 2012 by Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, and the Decade of Action on Nutrition, announced in July 2016, are critical to implementing Sustainable Development Goals.
23 September 2016 - Leaders from the Association of Southeast Asian nations (ASEAN) mounted the podium of the General Assembly today to call for global cooperation in attaining the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and United Nations reform in ...
Again, maybe I'm influenced by our work at Unesco, but we've done a lot of work on education in sustainable development, to make people more aware of the issues that really matter. Have we learned enough lessons from the MDGs to make sure the SDGs ...
The Hangzhou Summit formulated the G20 Action Plan for the Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and proposed the G20 Initiative on Supporting Industrialization in Africa and the Least Developed Countries, making Hangzhou summit ...
22 (Xinhua) -- A senior Chinese diplomat on Thursday underlined the importance of effective implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, and efforts should be made to raise the voice of developing countries in the field of global governance.


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