Yunus meets UN Secretary General at UN SDG Advocates’ Meeting at UN HQ

Published Date: 25th September, 2016 Published By: SB Admin

Yunus meets UN Secretary General at UN SDG Advocates’ Meeting at UN HQ Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus is seen among other SDG advocates who met Secretary General of UN, Ban Ki Moon on September 23, 2016. SDG advocates, seen with Professor Yunus, include Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg( sitting besides Ban Ki Moon),Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden; Thomas Gass, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General, Mr. Richard Curtis, Producer and Film Director, Alaa Murabit, Founder of The Voice of Libyan Women; Paul Polman, Chief Executive Officer of Unilever   Yunus Centre Press Release (25 September, 2016)Nobel Laureate Professor Yunus along with fellow Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) advocates held meeting with UN Secretary General at the chair for the last time before he steps out of UN, at UN head quarter on September 23, 2016.  Launched on 21 January 2016 on the occasion of the World Economic Forum in Davos, the SDG Advocates consist of 17 eminent persons assisting the UN Secretary-General in the campaign to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that world leaders unanimously adopted in September 2015.With a mandate to support the Secretary-General in his efforts to generate momentum and commitment to achieve the SDGs by 2030, the SDG Advocates have been working to promote the universal sustainable development agenda, to raise awareness of the integrated nature of the SDGs, and to foster the engagement of new stakeholders in the implementation of these Goals.SDG Advocates Group is co-chaired by Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg and  Ghana President John Dramani Mahama. Besides Professor Yunus other members of SDG are Queen Mathilde of Belgium; Crown Pri... See More

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