EXPERT COMMENT: United Nations Summit, New York

  • UN leaders will adopt Sustainable Development Goals



This week, more than 150 world leaders are expected to attend a three-day United Nations summit to adopt the Sustainable Development Goals – the new set of goals that will set the global development agenda for the next 15 years. They will replace the Millennium Development Goals agreed in 2000. The summit takes place from 25 to 27 September.

The University of Manchester has the largest concentration of anti-poverty researchers in Europe.

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Professor David Hulme, Executive Director of The University’s Global Development Institute, is available for interview via the media relations office.

The World’s Biggest Promise or the World’s Biggest Lie? - Sustainable Development Goals blog by Professor David Hulme

For further material from The University of Manchester on the Sustainable Development Goals, please visit our development@manchester blog.



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