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SDG Fund: Learning from the MDG Experience

Apr 28, 2016 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, April 05 2016 – Paloma Duran, Director of the Sustainable Development Goals Fund at the UN Development Programme (UNDP) during Alejandro Aravena, Chilean architect and winner of the Pritzker Architecture Prize for 2016 press encounter on the link between architecture and sustainable development today at the UN Headquarters in New York. By Britta Schmitz UNITED NATIONS, April 28 2016 – In 2014, the UN created the Sustainable Development Goals Fund (SDG Fund). The Fund is supposed to serve as a bridge in the transition from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to the Sustainable Development Goals [Read More]

UN Secretary-General appoints Nikhil Seth for UNITAR

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Photo by Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire New York, 8 June 2015 United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon announced today the appointment of Nikhil Seth of India as Executive Director of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR). He will succeed Sally Fegan-Wyles of Ireland, to whom the Secretary-General expressed his utmost gratitude for her dedication and commitment to the United Nations. Mr. Seth brings to the position over 35 years of service as an international and national civil servant and a wealth of experience in leading, supporting and managing complex portfolios and inter-governmental processes, including United Nations summits and conferences in [Read More]

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