HH Sheikha Moza attends Sustainable Development Goals Advocacy meeting at UN

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HH Sheikha Moza attends Sustainable Development Goals Advocacy meeting at UN


New York, United States of America, Sunday, September 22, 2019

Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Advocate and Chairperson of Education Above All, participated in a high-level SDG Advocacy meeting hosted by the UN Secretary General, António Guterres, this afternoon at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

During the meeting, Her Highness thanked the Secretary General and Deputy Secretary General for emphasizing the need for collaboration between the Advocates in order to push the 2030 Agenda.

She highlighted the Education Above All will adopt to contribute to the fulfillment of universal primary education. Her Highness also called for increased awareness about the scale of destruction caused by conflict and its negative impact on SDG progress, especially in education.

Launched in 2015, the Sustainable Development Goals aim to achieve universal peace and sustainably transform the world by 2030, through identifying and tackling various challenges like poverty, hunger, education, and climate change among 13 other goals. In 2019, Her Highness was reappointed as an Advocate among 16 eminent persons to assist the UN Secretary-General and create momentum to achieve the 2030 Agenda.