The UN’s DRIPS was accepted by the international body’s General Assembly in 2007 after more than two decades of negotiations.
Millennium development goals were not the achievement they were purported to be. Now the success of sustainable development goals could depend on India. But Delhi appears unlikely to grasp the nettle.
U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara repeatedly noted that it was early in the investigation and told reporters that as it proceeds: “We will be asking: Is bribery business as usual at the U.N.?”
Aid officials say return of refugees signal that conditions in regional host countries have become increasingly intolerable.
India has rejected as “totally false” allegations that it blockaded the checkpoint and has emphasised that it can only take goods up to the border.
Using the podium of the UN, Sharif raised Kashmir issue, terming its non-resolution as a failure of the world body, and proposed a 4-point “peace initiative” with India which includes demilitarisation of Kashmir.
Various Dalit rights groups have gathered in New York over the weekend to demand that the lapse be addressed by at least ensuring that the caste is recognised in the list of “indicators”, which will be used to monitor the implementation of the SDGs.
Sustainable development goals will only be met if they account for social contexts.
Full text of Prime Minister Modi’s address at the United Nations General Assembly.
Prime Minister Modi said the only way to combat international terrorism and the menace of organisations like Islamic State was to have a global response.
Pope Francis also asserted that the poor have inherent rights to education and what he has termed the “three L’s” – lodging, labor and land.
The 17 sustainable Development Goals aim to fight climate change and ensure gender equality and education for all, among other things.
Francis Wanjohi, Mombasa’s police chief, said all twenty crew on the ship, carrying 257 trucks and armoured personnel carriers for United Nations troops, would be charged with trafficking.
Sustainable Development Goals are also wider in nature, and include, for the first time, specific goals on economic indicators.
Prime Ministers Modi and Sharif are staying in the same hotel in the city – the iconic Waldorf Astoria.