Sustainable Development Goals

Global Conference of Parliamentarians on Population and Development Toward the 2016 G7 Ise-Shima Summit: Declaration and Recommendations

2016-12-26T07:08:12+00:00 Tags: , , , , , , |

Global Conference of Parliamentarians on Population and Development Toward the 2016 G7 Ise-Shima Summit is the first G7 Summit after the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 193 Member States of the United Nations. The summit, which [...]

Sustainable Development agenda must respond to the global phenomenon of population ageing

2017-01-04T05:51:28+00:00 Tags: , |

When the new Sustainable Development Goals are adopted at this year’s UN General Assembly, governments must respond to the global phenomenon of population ageing, and support women and men as they age. “This summit is not business as usual,” [...]

Archbishop Desmond Tutu joins HelpAge International’s action/2015 campaign to make older people count

2017-01-04T05:52:38+00:00 Tags: , |

Today, (Friday 22 May) Archbishop Desmond Tutu is backing young and old to demand that everyone counts when governments agree global goals to reduce poverty at the UN later this year. “As we get older our rights do not [...]