Guterres calls for global recovery plan for sustainable development goals

Football’s useful metaphors have also reached the United Nations, and they do so to underline that a comeback is essential if the goals are to be achieved. Sustainable development goals. Because during the halftime of that “match” that started 2015 with Determination of 17 targets for 2030, including the elimination poverty And hunger or access educationIt has been found that Most of the targets were derailed.

“Only 15 percent of the targets are on track to be realized And most of them are returning“forks A “global recovery plan” is neededAs reported on Monday UN Secretary General, António Guterres in his opening remarks at the two-day summit dedicated to the 2030 agenda within the framework of the General Assembly debate.

This meeting started with the adoption of a resolution. political declaration renewing global commitment With 169 specific objectives marked within 17 general objectives. And Guterres highlighted the commitments as one of the main points of this declaration: Help developing countries access finance, support for one international financial architecture reform which he described as “outdated, dysfunctional and unfair” and $500 billion annual incentive plan.

Hunger and extreme poverty

With these predictions Approximately 575 million people will continue to live in extreme poverty by 2030 If current trends continue and 600 million people will face extreme hungerIn his speech, Guterres called for action against hunger, which he described as “a scourge”. a scandalous stain on humanity and an epic violation of human rights“. Likewise, he also made a request transition to renewable energy As he recalls, this “isn’t happening fast enough”.

The Portuguese also demanded expanded access to benefits and opportunities digitizationto strengthen access quality education, jobs and social protection. He called “ending the war against nature“by setting the end as a necessity The triple planetary crisis of climate change, pollution and biodiversity loss“And he gave assurance that progress was needed in these six areas. gender equalityaccording to which current speed It takes time to reach 286 years.

Source: Informacion


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