Press Release: European Commission welcomes new 2030 United Nations Agenda for Sustainable Development

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Series Details IP/15/5708 (25.09.15)
Publication Date 25/09/2015
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The 2030 Agenda, a universal framework which aims at helping eradicating poverty and achieving sustainable development by 2030, was adopted at a special UN Summit on 25 September 2015.

Nearly 200 nations gathered to adopted the plan, which includes a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, combat inequality, protect human rights, promote gender equality, and create conditions for sustainable growth and shared peace and prosperity.

Source Link http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-15-5708_en.htm
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European Commission: DG Communication: RAPID: MEMO/15/5712, 25.09.15: Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) – What has the EU achieved? http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-15-5712_en.htm
European Commission: DG Communication: RAPID: MEMO/15/5709, 25.09.15: Sustainable Development Goals and the Agenda2030 http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-15-5709_en.htm
EurActiv, 25.09.15: Germany seeks leading role in implementing SDGs http://www.euractiv.com/sections/development-policy/germany-seeks-leading-role-implementing-sdgs-317947
EurActiv, 25.09.15: SDGs: A tough sell to the broader public http://www.euractiv.com/sections/development-policy/sdgs-tough-sell-broader-public-317967
ESO: Background information: Third International Conference on Financing for Development, 13-16 July 2016, Addis Ababa http://www.europeansources.info/record/memo-third-international-conference-on-financing-for-development-13-16-july-2015-addis-ababa/
ESO: Background information: Council conclusions on a New Global Partnership for Poverty Eradication and Sustainable Development after 2015 http://www.europeansources.info/record/press-release-council-conclusions-on-a-new-global-partnership-for-poverty-eradication-and-sustainable-development-after-2015/
The Guardian: Tag: Sustainable development summit 2015 http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/sustainable-development-summit-2015
The Conversation, 25.09.15: Explainer: what are the UN sustainable development goals? http://theconversation.com/explainer-what-are-the-un-sustainable-development-goals-48126
European Commission: DG Communication: RAPID: SPEECH/15/5726, 27.09.15: Speech of First Vice-President Frans Timmermans 'A World to Transform' Post-2015 Development-Summit - The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_SPEECH-15-5726_en.htm
European Parliament: Newsroom: Press Release, 25.09.15: Development summit: how to translate ambitious goals into concrete proposals http://www.europarl.europa.eu/news/en/news-room/content/20150923STO94355/
EurActiv, 28.09.15: Global goals received with rapture in New York – now comes the hard part http://www.euractiv.com/sections/development-policy/global-goals-received-rapture-new-york-now-comes-hard-part-318001
EurActiv, 29.09.15: France makes idle promises on development aid http://www.euractiv.com/sections/development-policy/france-makes-idle-promises-development-aid-318021

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