On Tuesday, the UAE and the UN discussed methods to foster partnerships in order to fulfill the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Mohammad Abdullah Al Gergawi, UAE Minister of Cabinet Affairs, met with Amina Mohammed, UN Deputy Secretary-General and Chair of the UN Sustainable Development Group. The two discussed ways to strengthen partnerships between the UAE government and the United Nations in a variety of disciplines, as well as issues of shared concern.
The leaders addressed ways to improve collaboration in different fields, as well as the UAE’s efforts to meet the UN’s goals for the next decade and the UAE SDGs Data Hub, which was launched by the UAE government in 2018 to track and report milestones and progress toward the SDGs.
The participants explored ways to improve cooperation in advanced technology and data, as well as the UAE’s future vision and 10 principles for the next 50 years.
The group also discussed the preparations for the UN Public Service Forum, which will take place in the UAE from December 13 to 15.
The UAE is adopting clear future directions based on promoting international alliances to help future generations construct a brighter future. The UAE is likewise dedicated to playing a proactive role in achieving the UN SDGs.
Meanwhile, the UN deputy secretary-general praised the UAE’s active engagement in supporting worldwide efforts to accomplish the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, as well as its effective partnership with the UN in a variety of development and humanitarian programs.
She also applauded Expo 2020 Dubai for offering a global platform for great minds and talents to interact and exchange knowledge in order to help build a better future.