These ten questions concern just the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, and they do not go into the underlying Targets. Click on “Check” after each question to see the correct answer. Your results will be displayed at the end. If you score 8 out of 10 or better, you graduate! If you don’t … well, we suggest you retake the quiz!
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Applicants are invited to submit concept notes for P4G Partnership Fund that offers financial support and targeted assistance to select public-private partnerships that are advancing innovative strategies to achieve the following five Sustainable Development Goals:
P4G will provide funding only to partnerships in the start-up and scale-up phases of development and growth.
Partnerships in the start-up phase may apply for up to USD 100,000. P4G funding should represent a maximum of 75 percent of the partnership’s budget.
How to Apply
Applicants can apply online via given website.
For more information, please visit https://p4gpartnerships.org/content/2019-call-p4g-partnership-applications
For great tips on how to apply to the P4G Partnership Fund please click here.
Islamabad (Monitoring Desk): Pildat invites applications from youth of Islamabad, GB and AJK who wish to be youth leaders and hold policy makers and parliamentarians to account on addressing youth issues.
Pildat asks, “Do you wish to be the one setting the agenda of a result-driven debate on key youth issues such as Employment, Quality of Education and social cohesion especially in the Educational Institutions?
If you have the capability to set the tone of a candid, targeted and result-oriented dialogue with decision makers, apply to join a panel of youth speakers who will lead the debate
PILDAT-UNDP Dialogue Between Youth and Political Parties on
Democratic, Peaceful Governance and Sustainable Development
at Islamabad scheduled to be held on Thursday, January 31, 2019
Deadline to submit your Expression of Interest (EoI) is January 11, 2018.
Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) in Pakistan is holding a large conference, the 21st Sustainable Development Conference (SDC) and 11th South Asia Economic Summit (SAES), with the theme of ‘Corridors of Knowledge for Peace and Development’. The event is from 4th to 7th December, 2018 at Islamabad.
In this event, RSPN is holding an exclusive panel discussion, titled “Poverty Reduction through Social Mobilisation in South Asia” on Friday, 7th December, 2018 (tomorrow) from 09:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The Panel will share lessons and challenges of the social mobilisation approach of Pakistan’s Rural Support Programmes (RSPs) and its adaptations in India and Tajikistan. The panel structure and associated details are given as follows:
|Session Chair||Panellists:||Panel Discussants|
|Dr Tariq Banuri, Chairman Higher Education Commission, Pakistan.||Speaker 1 – (Pakistan). Mr Shoaib Sultan Khan, Chairman RSPN.||Discussant 1 – (Pakistan). Mrs Munawar Humayun Khan, Chairperson, Sarhad Rural Support Programme (SRSP).
Discussant 2 – (Pakistan). Mr Ejaz Rahim, Advisor to the RSPN Board.
Discussant 3 – (Pakistan). Dr Tariq Husain, Senior Development Consultant & Evaluation Expert.
|Speaker 2 – (Tajikistan). Mr Koshif Rijabekov, Mountain Societies Development Support Programme (MSDSP).|
|Speaker 3 – (India). Mr Rajsekhar, Society for the Elimination of Rural Poverty and National Rural Livelihoods Mission, Government of India. Via Skype.|
|Speaker 4 – (India). Mr Sampath Kumar, on Rajiv Gandhi Mahila Vikas Pariyojna (RGMVP) Via Skype.|
The venue for the panel discussion is Sangam Hall, Hotel Margala, Kashmir Highway, Near Convention Center, Islamabad.
In September 2015, the General Assembly adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development that includes 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Building on the principle of “leaving no one behind”, the new Agenda emphasizes a holistic approach to achieving sustainable development for all.
The SDGs also explicitly include disability and persons with disabilities 11 times. Disability is referenced in multiple parts of the SDGs, specifically in the parts related to education, growth and employment, inequality, accessibility of human settlements, as well as data collection and the monitoring of the SDGs.
The newly implemented 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development holds a deep promise for persons with disabilities everywhere.
The year 2016 marked the first year of the implementation of the SDGs. At this critical point, #Envision2030 is working to promote the mainstreaming of disability and the implementation of the SDGs throughout its 15-year lifespan with objectives to:
The 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) to transform our world:
Courtesy: The UN SDGs