In Brasília, Ms. Mohammed mentioned that Brazil – as the subsequent chair of the G20 – can encourage collective international motion in direction of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Improvement.
“Motion like advocating for an SDG Stimulus to supply fast reduction, reforming Multilateral Improvement Banks and worldwide monetary establishments, and making certain that creating nations have a powerful voice on the decision-making desk,” Ms. Mohammed mentioned.
“And motion like elevated south-south and triangular cooperation to attain the SDGs — which Brazil has prioritized lately,” she added.
Challenges confronted by Latin America
The Deputy Secretary-Basic highlighted the challenges confronted by the Latin American area, which suffered closely from the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in rising poverty and financial struggles. Girls within the area have been disproportionately affected, particularly these working within the casual economic system.
She additionally spoke of lack of progress in direction of Sustainable Improvement Targets (SDGs) targets, over 50 per cent of which present weak or inadequate progress, and 30 per cent have both stalled or reversed, together with important objectives associated to poverty alleviation, starvation and local weather change affect mitigation.
Very important SDG Summit in September
Trying forward, Ms. Mohammed careworn the significance of the SDG Summit in September.
“The Secretary-Basic is urging leaders to come back to the UN Basic Meeting and the SDG Summit in September able to contribute to a Rescue Plan for Individuals and Planet. This implies arriving with concrete nationwide commitments and motion plans to speed up progress in direction of the SDGs,” she mentioned.
She known as on Brazil to share its efforts to implement the 2030 Agenda domestically, the challenges it faces, and experiences it will probably share with others.
Ms. Mohammed concluded noting that Brazil is known globally for soccer and that it is aware of higher than any nation that video games are gained within the second half.
“I’m satisfied that that is additionally the case for the SDGs. As we enter the second half, we see Brazil as a elementary participant to assist take us to a victory for folks and planet,” she mentioned.
Go to to Brazil
The Deputy Secretary-Basic is on a go to to Brazil on the invitation of the Authorities, the place she is going to have interaction with senior Authorities officers, UN workers and civil society on the nation’s function in accelerating motion to attain the 2030 Agenda and local weather commitments.
Throughout her journey, Ms. Mohammed is anticipated to go to the Amazon area, within the State of Pará, together with conferences in Belém within the context of the forthcoming Amazon Dialogues.