The report titled ‘Investment Climate and Exceptions to National Treatment’ stressed the impact of nationwide power shortages on businesses growth, with no immediate remedy on the challenge.
Dr Yerima Peter Tarfa, Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, at the flagging off of the process in Abuja, stated that the Government of Nigeria had demonstrated the political will to ensure the achievement of Target 8.7 of the SDG, and “has shown enough readiness to address the challenges of the vulnerable groups, including eradicating Child Labour.”
Ulla Muller, the UNFPA Country Representative in Nigeria, made this known when she featured virtually on the News Agency of Nigeria Forum on Sunday.
Ehanire said this while launching a book entitled “Family Planning for A More Productive Nigeria,’’ at the ongoing Nigeria Family Planning Conference 2020 in Abuja.
The 2020 award will reward works that explore the intersection between Sustainable Development Goals and COVID-19.
It said Sahara Foundation will drive the programme using the Sahara extrapreneurship model with an underlying ethos of “creating enabling environment for entrepreneurs”.
Emphasising the urgent need for private and public players to collaborate in order to meet up with the 10-year timeline for the full implementation of the SDGs, Victor-Laniyan reiterated that it is an onerous task that cannot be expected to be borne alone by the public sector.
The President’s spokesman, Femi Adesina, in a statement in Abuja, said Buhari stated this on Friday at the virtual inaugural SDGs Moment, convened by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, during the high-level week of the 75th UN General Assembly.
The Secretary of the SDGs in the state, Olukayode Adunmo, gave the warning after a two-day inspection tour of projects so far executed and completed under the 2018 intervention programme in four selected local government areas of the state.
At a virtual workshop on Nigeria Integrated National Financing Framework on Thursday in Abuja, she said stakeholders have contributed in no small measure towards these feats.
The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said his administration will continue to support activities and programmes aimed at raising the capacity of women to fight poverty and diseases that may limit their ability towards attaining their potential.
The United Nations International Children’s Education Fund says gender equality means: “That women and men, girls and boys, enjoy the same rights, resources, opportunities and protections. It does not require that girls and boys, or women and men, be the same, or that they be treated exactly alike.”
The Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals has tasked families to ensure female children are given equal and compulsory access to education.
SDG goal 3, which has 13 targets, focuses on ensuring healthy lives and promoting the well-being of people.
Yusuff, who is also the Senior Special Assistant to Makinde on SDGs, made the position known during a Stakeholders’ Meeting on the Institutionalisation of the Sustainable Development Goals, held at the Head of Service Conference Room, Secretariat, Agodi, Ibadan.
The Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation, Americas has disclosed plans to “redirect” one per cent of its members’ annual remittances towards “impact sustainable development” in Nigeria.
Muhammad-Bande made the call in his remarks during the closing session of the 74th UNGA General Debate at the UN Headquarters in New York.
The Office of the Senior Special Assistant on Sustainable Development Goals to President Muhammadu Buhari, says there is need for effective collaboration between public and private sectors on implementation of SDGs.
Okoyen made the call at a one-day conference organised by the African Trade Centre, with the theme: “Diaspora Engagement in Sustainable Development in Nigeria,” in New York on Monday
While receiving the donated vehicle, Dr. Madewa Adebajo, the Medical Director of the Hospital, expressed his gratitude and asserted that the gesture will enhance qualitative healthcare delivery in the State.