Watch the interview with Queen Mathilde of Belgium by our Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Coordination and Inter-Agency Affairs Thomas Gass, as they discuss the importance of partnerships for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) among other things. Tune in here: [ Bit.ly Link ] #SDGLive #wef17 #SDGs #GlobalGoals
How do you make the Sustainable Development Goals relevant for businesses? Jeremy Oppenheim of the Business & Sustainable Development Commission and Steve Waygood of Aviva have an idea. Check out the #SDGLive talk to see what they have in mind: [ Bit.ly Link ] #wef17
What do the global and regional economic trends look like in the near future? Our Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development Lenni Montiel and the #WESP2017 team fill us in on the latest findings: [ Bit.ly Link ]

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WESP 2017 -- Economic recovery continues

These are the main points from the newest report, World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) 2017, released on 17 January 2017. The report features global...

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The last day of the UN World Data Forum wrapped up today with the launch of Cape Town Global Action Plan for Sustainable Development Data! Get the details here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Our Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Coordination and Inter-Agency Affairs is at the World Economic Forum in Davos right now with some of the SDG Advocates. Here he is with SDG Advocate and Nobel Prize Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus! Watch Thomas Gass shortly as he joins #SDGLive to discuss responsive and responsible leadership: sdglive.org #SDGs #GlobalGoals
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The UN Data Forum enters its final day in Cape Town! One more day of knowledge-sharing and harnessing the power of data for sustainable development!

Are you curious what is on the agenda today in Cape Town? View the programme here: bit.ly/2iyDP6m

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We are live at the foruth and last day of the UN World Data Forum in Cape Town, South Africa.

Joining us now are Robert Kirkpatrick and Paula Hidalgo-Sanchis.

Robert is Director of UN Global Pulse, an initiative of the United Nations driving a big data revolution for global development and resilience. Global Pulse’s network of innovation Labs around the globe allow UN System partners to...
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A return to strong and balanced global growth is not expected for several years unless there are concerted policy efforts to stimulate investment and productivity. Find out more details on global and regional economic forecasts as well as trends on international trade and financing for sustainable development at [ Bit.ly Link ] #UNDESA70
The World Economic Situation and Prospects 2017 is the UN’s flagship publication on the state of the world economy, produced by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA), the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the five UN regional commissions and the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).

In #WESP2017, world gross product is forecast to expand by 2.7 % in 2017 and...
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LIVE NOW! Watch the launch of our #WESP2017 report with UN DESA’s Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development, Lenni Montiel, and Dawn Holland, Senior Economic Affairs Officer in UN DESA’s Development Policy and Analysis Division.

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David Nabarro, Special Adviser on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Climate Change live from the World Economic Forum in Davos - Part 2
What are the growth prospects for the least developed countries (LDCs)? Find out at the launch of the World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) today at 11 am EST. Watch live: [ Webtv.un.org Link ] #UNDESA70
Kicking off today at the World Economic Forum in Davos! Follow discussions with leading voices in business and global development on how to advance on the world’s greatest challenges. Tune in for #SDGLive sessions streaming live from the heart of Davos on 17-19 January from 18:00-19:00 CET (12:00-1:00pm ET): [ Globaldaily.com Link ]
We are live on the third day of the UN World Data Forum in Cape Town.

We are now with Papa Seck, Chief Statistician of UN Women - the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women.

Papa Seck and his team are working to produce highest quality research and data to lead the charge in building knowledge on gender equality and women’s empowerment.

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We are live on the third day of the UN World Data Forum in Cape Town.

We have with us now Mosharraf Hossain, Director of Global Policy, Influencing and Research of ADD International.

ADD International works for independence, equality and opportunity for persons with disabilities living in poverty in Africa and Asia.

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We are live on the third day of the UN World Data Forum in Cape Town, South Africa.

We are now with Emily Courey Pryor, Executive Director of Data2X – a technical and advocacy platform dedicated to improving the quality, availability, and use of gender data in order to make a practical difference in the lives of women and girls worldwide.

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We are coming to you live on the third day of the UN World Data Forum in Cape Town, South Africa.

Philipp Philipp Schönrock, Director of CEPEI – an independent, non-profit, data think tank, working through field based analysis and high-level advocacy to scale up the participation of Latin America and the Caribbean within the global development agendas
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In about half an hour, UN DESA will be LIVE from the UN Data Forum in Cape Town!

We will be diving into the world of data and statistics with Philipp Schönrock, Director of CEPEI; Emily Courey Pryor, Executive Director of Data2X; and several more data experts on the ground in South Africa.

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