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UNSDG Goal 2

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Today, more than 821 million people regularly go to bed hungry, of whom 100-plus million suffer from acute hunger, largely due to man-made conflicts, climate change and economic downturns. These are the people who will experience the unthinkable due to the economic or logistical consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. Moreover, the depth and breadth of […]

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UNSDG Goal 8

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Sustained and inclusive economic growth can drive progress, create decent jobs for all and improve living standards.  However, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused a historic recession with record levels of deprivation and unemployment, creating an unprecedented human crisis that is hitting the poorest hardest.  The International Monetary Fund has reassessed the prospect for growth for […]

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UNSDG Goal 1

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Globally, the number of people living in extreme poverty declined from 36 per cent in 1990 to 10 per cent in 2015. But the pace of change is decelerating and the COVID-19 crisis risks reversing decades of progress in the fight against poverty. New research published by the UNU World Institute for Development Economics Research […]

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UNSDG Goal 4

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One of the most powerful and proven vehicles for sustainable development is to achieve inclusive and quality education for all. A quality education is the one that focuses on the whole child—the social, emotional, mental, physical, and cognitive development of each student regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, or geographic location. Over the past […]

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UNSDG Goal 17

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According to UN, the world is making progress towards Goal 7, with encouraging signs that energy is becoming more sustainable and widely available. Access to electricity in poorer countries has begun to accelerate, energy efficiency continues to improve, and renewable energy is making impressive gains in the electricity sector.  Nevertheless, more focused attention is needed to […]

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UNSDG Goal 17

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The goals can only be realized with strong partnerships and cooperation. #UNSDG Goal 17: Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the global economy is projected to contract sharply, by 3 per cent, in 2020, experiencing its worst recession since the Great Depression. Strong international cooperation is needed now more than ever […]

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UNSDG Goal 16

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We are witnessing a world that is increasingly divided. Some regions enjoy peace, security and prosperity, while others fall into seemingly endless cycles of conflict and violence. Armed violence and insecurity have a destructive impact on a country’s development, affecting economic growth, and often resulting in grievances that last for generations. EUTEC is dedicated to […]

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UNSDG Goal 5

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Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world. There has been progress over the last decades. However, as UN Secretary-General said “Limited gains in gender equality and women’s rights made over the decades are in danger of being rolled back due to the […]

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UNSDG Goal 10

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The international community has made significant strides towards lifting people out of poverty. However, inequality within and among nations continues to be a significant concern despite progress in and efforts at narrowing disparities of opportunity, income and power. Greater emphasis will need to be placed on reducing inequalities in income as well as those based […]