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September 2016 SDG updates

SDG update - 26 September

26 Sept 2016 – this week’s SDG Delivery Update compiles news, opinions, reports, and events relevant to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including coverage from last week’s UN General Assembly. 

Harvesting marula in South Africa - a report from the UN Secretary General's High Level Panel on Women's Economic Empowerment looks at what progress has been made, photo: CIFOR via flickr, creative commons licence

SDG update - 19 September

19 September 2016 – This week’s SDG Delivery Update includes news, opinions, reports, and events related to the Sustainable Development Goals, including details this week of a paper from Oxfam on the role of aid in a post-2015 world, and UN-OHRLLS’s report on the State of the Least Developed Countries 2016, looking at synergies between the 2030 Agenda and the Istanbul Programme of Action. 

Photo shows UN flag outside UN General Assembly building in New York

As the 71st session of the UN General Assembly gets underway in New York, marking the first year of Agenda 2030 and the SDGs, what progress has been made? Photo: UN Information Centre via flickr.com, creative commons licence.

SDG update - 12 September

12 Sept 2016 – this week’s SDG Delivery Update – a compilation of news, opinion, reports, and events related to the Sustainable Development Goals - includes details of a new IIED briefing looking at urban issues and the ‘new urban agenda’ ahead of Habitat III and UNESCO’s Global Education Monitoring Report 2016.

SDG update - 5 September

http://connect.wri.org/l/120942/2015-11-10/2pvl7z/120942/107917/spacer.gif5 Sept 2016 – this week’s SDG Delivery Update compiles news, opinions, reports, and information on events related to the Sustainable Development Goals and their implementation, including details this week of a report looking at domestic resource mobilisation in Africa, and a call for increased investment in women’s economic empowerment. 

A new report argues that women's economic empowerment is necessary for poverty eradication, photo by Steve Evans via flickr.com, creative commons licence.