Human dignity will be “the core of my work,” says UN Secretary-General António Guterres
On 12 December 2016, António Guterres was sworn in as the next United Nations Secretary-General. In his vision for the post, Mr. Guterres – a former Prime Minister of Portugal and UN High Commissioner for Refugees – has said that the world body is uniquely placed to connect the dots to overcome global challenges and further strengthen the nexus between peace and security, sustainable development and human rights policies.
Electrica joined Global Compact Network Romania
Electrica SA, the only romanian company in electric power distribution and supply of Romania, signed the UN Global Compact and joined Global Compact Network Romania.
UN Releases the First Global Goals Progress Report
In September 2015, the UN ratified the Global Goals — an ambitious plan for tackling the world’s biggest problems by 2030. As the first anniversary of their approval approaches, the UN has released the inaugural progress report. It paints a mixed picture of progress so far, and doesn’t try to hide the scale of challenges.
Now open: the public consultation about the national anticorruption strategy
The Ministry of Justice just opened the public consultation about the national anticorruption strategy. This initiative follows Principle 10 of the Global Compact Network, concerning the anticorruption fight in public and private organizations.
The six steps to make for achieving the SDGs
Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) calls for concerted efforts to stimulate private sector investment in numerous SDG-linked sectors: infrastructure development, health and education, agriculture and food security, and a host of other areas of social, environmental and economic challenges.