Blog: Sustainable Development Goals

Recording Available: Global Webinar with Dr Jeffrey Sachs live from New York

28 September 2015

Yesterday, two days after the new goals have been formally adopted, we teamed up with our RESULTS international partner’s for a special webinar with Dr Jeffrey Sachs, live from the United Nations General Assembly in New York. As many of you will know, Dr Sachs has an extensive career working on global issues, is a leading thinker on the future of our planet and his worked as a special advisor to the UN, amongst many...

The Global Goals: Your Task is to Tell 7 Billion People, in Just 7 Days.

26 September 2015

Yesterday, Friday 25th September, 193 world leaders met in New York to commit to the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Also known as the Global Goals, the SDGs are a set of ambitious and universal targets that define the development priorities for the next fifteen years. The aim of the Global Goals is to end extreme poverty, fight inequality and tackle climate change by 2030.

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Child Health: Breaking Down Global Goal 3

22 September 2015

With 17 global goals, 169 global targets and 193 global governments signing on, The Global Goals were always going to be a bit complicated and slightly harder to remember than their eight predecessors, the Millennium Development Goals. All this week, to hopefully make things simpler, we’re going to break down The Global Goals related to RESULTS key issues of child health, nutrition, TB, education and...

Will You Light the Way to a Better Future?

18 September 2015

This world stands on the brink of truly historic change. On the 25th September, presidents and prime ministers from 193 countries will meet in New York for the UN Sustainable Development Summit. Here, the new Global Goals will be adopted that will address three of the most pressing issues of our time - poverty, inequality and climate change.

On Thursday 24th September campaigners...

SAVE THE DATE: September Celebrations of the new Global Goals.

2 September 2015

This year the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) draw to a close after an extraordinary 15 years in international development, with more than one billion people lifted out of extreme poverty. After months of negotiation, debate and consultation, this September the new Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will be unveiled at the United Nations in New York at a special summit 25th-27th September. The new ‘Global Goals’ will be a...

One Month Until The Global Goals: Leaving No-One Behind

24 August 2015

In just a months time, the world will decide on a new set of Global Goals. We explore how we achieve equity and ensure we leave no-one behind. This year is a crucial one. It marks the deadline of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) adopted in 2000, which built the momentum towards ending extreme poverty and hunger, reducing mortality and improving health by tackling killer diseases, expanding education opportunities, and outlining...

August conference call recording now available

5 August 2015

We are pleased to share that our August conference call is now available to download. On this month's call we were joined by Emily Laurie, Project Manager for the Worlds Largest Lesson, one pillar of an exciting new campaign called Project Everyone which you can find out more about here . Project Everyone was established with one objective: to make the new Global Goals famous around the world so...

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