SDGs × UNIDO
◾️About the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
The Sustainable Development Goals are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and improve the lives and prospects of everyone, everywhere. The 17 Goals were adopted by all UN Member States in 2015, as part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development which set out a 15-year plan to achieve the Goals.
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◾️The SDGs and UNIDO
United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is fully committed to contributing to the achievement of the SDGs, while delivering on its mandate to support Member States in achieving inclusive and sustainable industrial development (ISID).
UNIDO’s contribution to the 2030 Agenda will be made most visibly on Goal 9. However, the multiplier effect of industrialization on all other areas of development will further reinforce UNIDO’s contribution to the achievement of the development goals in their entirety. Directly through its contribution to Goal 9, or indirectly through programmatic or thematic involvement in other SDGs, UNIDO supports the achievement of the agenda at large.
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◾️The SDGs and UNIDO ITPO Tokyo
The mission of UNIDO ITPO Tokyo is to help developing and emerging countries and economies in transition in their efforts to achieve inclusive and sustainable economic development by promoting foreign direct investment (FDI) and technology transfer from Japan.
UNIDO ITPO Tokyo has been collaborating with international and Japanese private companies including in small medium-sized enterprises on a daily basis.
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Through these activities, UNIDO works on achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
For SDGs achievement, UNIDO ITPO Tokyo is seeking partnership with private companies, research institutes, and other organizations which utilize the following UNIDO ITPO’s activities.
Goal of the Month
Goal 10: REDUCED INEQUALITIES
In May, the Goal of the Month editorial looks at Goal 10: Reducing Inequalities – including the multifaceted impact of the pandemic and the need to build back economies and societies that are more equal, inclusive, sustainable and resilient in the face of pandemics, climate change, and other defining issues of our time. >>To know more
Japan and UNIDO partner to deliver #GlobalGoals
VIENNA, 12 March 2020 – UNIDO and Japan are extending their cooperation to help achieve the SDGs and move closer to the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development ranging from human security to strengthening of national institutions and industrial value chains to climate and environmental protection.
Japan-UNIDO Multi-stakeholder Cooperation Dialogue “Partnering for Africa’s challenge on plastic litter”
Tokyo, 7 October 2019 – UNIDO and other speakers from Africa and Japan in private, public and academic sectors actively discussed solutions to reduce marine litter from their own perspectives.