“The UN and the ‘Future We Want’?”, a Conversation with Helen Clark


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    2018•04•25    15:00 - 16:00

    The end game of the 2030 Agenda is to create a better world for everyone. This means ending poverty and hunger, improving education and healthcare, while taking action on climate, peace, and justice. With 17 goals, 169 targets, and over 230 indicators, it is one of the United Nations’ most ambitious initiatives. Yet, two and a half years on, progress remains patchy. Will the UN rise to the many challenges on all fronts? Will we truly ‘leave no one behind’?

    The UNU Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT) will co-organise an event with Helen Clark, former Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme, to evaluate progress to date on achieving the agenda. Ms Clark will speak with students, professionals, and researchers on the role of non-state actors, the impact of innovation and technology, and challenges facing the UN both now and in the future.

    For more information, see the event announcement on the UNU-MERIT Facebook page.