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The Chairperson and CEO, eWorldwide Group, Dr Salma Abbasi reveals her views and thoughts about sustainable development at the WSIS 2016 Platform, Geneva, Switzerland

Dr Salma Abbasi reveals her views and thoughts about sustainable development at the WSIS 2016 Platform, Geneva, Switzerland

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The Chairperson and CEO, eWorldwide Group, Dr Salma Abbasi presented a Policy Statement at the High-Level Policy Session, UN ITU WSIS Summit in Geneva, Switzerland, 4th May 2016

In her statement she emphasized that ‘greater care is needed to ensure inclusion of the elderly and people with special needs in the ever expanding ...

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The eWorldwide group is organizing a thematic workshop on 'Acceleration of Girls Education and Rights to Ensure Sustainable Gender Empowerment through ICTs' at WSIS Forum, Geneva, Switzerland on 5th May 2016 at 3.00 pm to 4.30 pm

Description of the Session:

Knowledge, information and critical thinking are the basic foundations to enabl ...

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The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), officially known as “Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”, are an intergovernmental set of 17 aspiration Goals with 169 targets covering a broad range of sustainable development issues, spearheaded by the United Nations. These include ending poverty and hunger, improving health and education, making cities more sustainable, combating climate change, and protecting oceans and forests.

The Official Agenda for Sustainable Development adopted on 25 September 2015 has 92 paragraphs, with the main paragraph (51) outlining the 17 Sustainable Development Goals and its associated 169 targets [Read More]

  1. No Poverty – End poverty in all its forms everywhereTargets [Read More]
  2. Zero Hunger – End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture Targets [Read More]
  3. Good Health and Well-being – Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages Targets [Read More]
  4. Quality Education – Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all Targets [Read More]
  5. Gender Equality – Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls Targets [Read More]
  6. Clean Water and Sanitation – Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all Targets [Read More]
  7. Affordable and Clean Energy – Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and clean energy for all Targets [Read More]
  8. Decent Work and Economic Growth – Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all Targets [Read More]
  9. Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure – Build resilientinfrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovationTargets [Read More]
  10. Reduced Inequalities – Reduce inequality within and among countries Targets [Read More]
  11. Sustainable Cities and Communities – Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable Targets [Read More]
  12. Responsible Consumption and Production – Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns Targets [Read More]
  13. Climate Action – Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts Targets [Read More]
  14. Life Below Water – Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development Targets [Read More]
  15. Life on Land – Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss Targets [Read More]
  16. Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions – Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels Targets [Read More]
  17. Partnerships for the Goals – Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable developmentTargets [Read More]