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YouthConnekt Ghana : Launched to curb unemployment

As part of efforts to help address the high rate of youth unemployment in the country, National Youth Authority (NYA) and United Nations Development...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

African nations urged to support development banks for implementation of SDGs

The Zambian government on Wednesday called on African countries and development partners to increase their support to national development banks to enable the banks...
International Trade Center (ITC)

ITC urges Kenya to empower women to achieve goals

The International Trade Center (ITC), a development agency under the World Trade Organization and the United Nations, on Wednesday urged Kenya to empower women...
General Sec

Securing equal rights of LGBTI community is essential to achieving SDGs-Secretary-General

The Secretary-General says securing equal rights and fair treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people is essential to achieving the sustainable...
Code

CODE Reacts to Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit LGA Autonomy Policy

Leading Anti-Corruption Civil Society Organisation, Connected Development (CODE), has commended the new policy by the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) that seeks to grant...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

CRS Urges for Sustainable Water Investment Towards SDGs Achievement

The Catholic Relief Services (CRS), an International humanitarian organization of the Catholic Community has called on government and stakeholders to invest in access to...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Kenya launches program to keep records of UN goals in Kenya

An African organization on Thursday launched a program to track achievements of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in five African countries. Davis Adieno, Global Partnership for...
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UNDP Expert Calls for Awareness Creation on SDGs for Growth

Mr. Kordzo Sedegah, an Economics Specialist of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), has advised the media to feature prominently in their reportage issues...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Zambia selected to host UN SDGs regional office

Zambia has been chosen to host the regional secretariat for the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), foreign minister Joseph Malanji said on...
Partnership Project

Ghana and South Korea to Collaborate on Sustainable forest Management

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has commenced the implementation of a pilot project to address the challenges of deforestation and forest degradation in...
water quality

Kenya plans to recycle waste water to help meet development needs

Kenya has plans to recycle waste water to help meet development needs, a government official said on Tuesday. Richard Mwendandu, director for Multilateral Environments Agreements...
Dr. Isatou Jallow

Nutrition: A Necessity for Africa’s Development

Dr. Isatou Jallow, an International Nutritionist from Gambia, speaking at the 2nd African Youth SDGs Summit made a great call for the inclusion of...
Dr Felix Addo-Yobo

Ghanaians encouraged to walk towards SDGs goals

Dr Felix Addo-Yobo, Deputy Director, National Development Planning Commission (NDPC), has appealed to Ghanaians to work towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by...
media

Media Tasked to focus more on promoting SDGs

Professor George Gyan-Baffour, the Minister for Planning, has urged the media to give prominence to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). “The media...
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Zambia Nominated to Start SDGs Program

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has selected Zambia as one of the 60 pilot countries for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Accelerator Labs, an...
Poverty Reduction in Ghana

New survey reveals mixed outcomes in Ghana’s developmental efforts

A new survey released here on Wednesday has revealed mixed results in the developmental progress of Ghana, according to Ghana Statistical Service. The Multiple Indicator...
WaterAid Ghana

Lack of water in Ghana: Affects over 6 million people

WaterAid Ghana and Charlotte Prive, has taken another judicious step by launching of a campaign christened: Fashion for Change collection. Fashion for...
dollar

Reach for Change: To support two youngsters with US$500 in Africa

Reach for Change is a non-profit organization has launched its fourth annual Day of the African Child Contest, this year challenging African children to...
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BRICS environment ministers meet to discuss inputs into forthcoming summit

BRICS environment ministers began a two-day meeting in Durban on Thursday to discuss environmental inputs into the forthcoming BRICS Summit. Topics of discussion include efforts...
Record Growth

The AfDB and Institute for Global Green Growth Team Up for Africa’s Green Agenda

The African Development Bank and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) Friday on the sidelines of the African...
Global Energy

Report indicates that global energy targets are out of line

The world is not on track to meet the global energy targets for 2030 set as part of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), but...
UNICEF

Policy makers urged to focus on social inequality – UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has called for policy makers to focus priority effort on ensuring that there is fair and even distribution...
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Fresh UN Report challenges Asia-Pacific to work hard towards achieving SDGs by 2030

Countries in Asia and the Pacific have made inroads towards achieving several of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, but progress remains uneven...
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Ghanaian Universities charged to give priority entrepreneurship

Professor Dennis Yao Dzansi, Head of Business Support Studies at the Central University of Technology, South Africa, has challenged higher institutions in Ghana to...
World Vision

World Vision International supports schools in Garu-Tempane

World Vision International (WVI) has supported 10 basic schools at Kpikpira, in the Garu-Tempane District of the Upper East Region with hand washing materials...

Stakeholders urged to see partnership as social contract

The Multi-Stakeholder Conference on the Sustainable Development Goals opened on Thursday, with a call on development actors to strongly work together and forge strong...
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Stakeholders present opportunities in SDGs

The Civil Society Organisation (CSO) Platform on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in collaboration with Deloitte, under the auspices of the Office of the...
Flooding

Stakeholders join efforts to investigate impact of flooding

Stakeholders have joined efforts to investigate the impact of flooding and extreme heat on urban infrastructure and its resultant effects on the livelihoods of...
Asia-Pacific

Ministers conference draws the path to Asia-Pacific’s economic cooperation and integration

Ministers and high-level officials in Asia-Pacific have committed to advance regional economic cooperation and integration (RECI) to support the implementation of the 2030 Agenda...

Stakeholders joined efforts to investigate impacts of flood

Stakeholders have joined efforts to investigate the impact of flooding and extreme heat on urban infrastructure and its resultant effects on the livelihoods of...