The 2030 Agenda for sustainable development: Latest news

  1. © Teh Eng Koon / AFP 2019

    Online campaign

    1,000 minute social media rally for the Millennium Development Goals

    05 April 2013

    As April 5 marks 1,000 days until the 2015 target date to achieve the UN’s Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the global community will come together for a 1,000 minute rally across social media.

  2. Statement

    The post-2015 sustainable development agenda

    22 March 2013

    Statement delivered by Pr. Deepak Nayyar, Board of South Centre, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, to the High-level section of the Working Party on the Social Dimension of Globalization of the ILO's Governing Body.

  3. Europe

    Balance between fiscal discipline and growth is needed, says European Parliament President

    22 March 2013

    The head of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz, highlights common ground with the ILO on the need to move beyond austerity in the crisis response, on the importance of decent work and in the debate on the post-2015 development goals.

  4. Press release

    Priorities for the global development agenda shaped by unprecedented public outreach effort

    21 March 2013

    The United Nations have presented the first findings from an unprecedented global conversation through which people from all over the world have been invited to help Member States shape the future development agenda that will build on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) after their target date at the end of 2015.

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    Press release

    The United Nations asks the public about the world they want

    15 March 2013

    The United Nations has teamed up with youth groups, private sector bodies and NGO partners all over the world to launch MY World, which is the United Nations Survey for a Better World. MY World asks people everywhere about the issues that make the most difference to their lives.

  6. Statement

    Human rights and the post-2015 agenda: The role of decent work

    01 March 2013

    Introductory remarks delivered by ILO's Director-General to the Human Rights Council at the High level Panel discussion on human rights mainstreaming held in Geneva, on 1 March 2013.

  7. Press release

    ILO Director-General discusses development agenda with UN Secretary-General

    07 February 2013

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder met UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and his senior staff to discuss the role of the Decent Work Agenda in the post-2015 development framework.

  8. Post 2015 Development Agenda

    Beyond the MDGs: It’s all about jobs and livelihoods

    18 November 2012

    As the debate on the post-Millennium Development Goals agenda gathers pace, the ILO says the most pressing priorities are job creation and social protection.