Converging MDGs and SDGs: Fostering Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific

During the Asia Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development, Executive Secretary Shamshad Akhtar of ESCAP presented on fostering sustainable development in the region.

Presentation by ESCAP Executive Secretary, Dr. Shamshad Akhtar, providing delegates to the first APFSD with an overview of the importance of converging MDGs and SDGs in the post-2015 development agenda. Also addressed was a comparative analysis between Asia-Pacific regional sustainable development priorities and the current proposals being discussed in the Open Working Group of the UN General Assembly.

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