A Multimedia Series on Financing the 2030 Agenda
To usher in a new era of transformative change for a more sustainable, equitable and greener world, public and private capital needs to reach people, geographies and economies that need them the most. Both governments and financial markets have begun to demand a stronger integration of the SDGs in public and private investment decisions.
With a launch of a historical $US80 million grant to close the SDG financing gap which is considered the largest systemic UN led initiative on SDG financing in its history. The Joint SDG Fund is convening governments, civil society, private sector and others to discuss the Sustainable Development Goals.
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Catalysing Strategic Investments
Investing in the SDGs: From Rhetoric to Reality
World leaders have made ambitious commitments to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Yet, securing enough resources remains a major challenge, with developing countries facing a gap estimated between US$ 2.5 to 3 trillion per year.
A Green Gabon
Fostering a Sustainable Blue Economy
Oceans and seas generate a GDP equivalent to the world’s seventh largest economy, however even providing countless benefits and generating at least US$2.5 trillion a year the oceans and seas’ are under a major threat.
Women’s Economic Empowerment
Investing in women’s economic empowerment sets a direct path towards gender equality, poverty eradication and inclusive economic growth.
Inclusive Healthy Societies
Joint SDG Fund Head of Secretariat Lisa Kurbiel interviews Dr. Yun on the parallels of investing in people’s health and sustainable development.