At that time, many emerging market economies were experiencing full-blown crises while most advanced economies were doing relatively well. Ten years later, almost all OECD countries went into recession together, with many facing financial crises as well, while China and India barely missed a step in their rapid growth.
The meeting will gather national, regional and international experts on social protection to discuss and debate policy priorities to urgently address the region’s key challenges.
This is a special year for the 2030 Agenda. In September, for the first time since the adoption of the SDGs, leaders will gather in New York for a comprehensive stock-taking exercise of global progress achieved this far. This will be a crucial exercise in helping us to reinvigorate our efforts, identify shortfalls and correct our course for the SDGs where we are not on track.
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Les membres du Partenariat mondial pour une protection sociale universelle en vue d’atteindre les objectifs de développement durable (USP2030), réunis à Genève le 5 février 2019 à L’occasion de la Conférence de haut niveau «Ensemble pour atteindre une protection sociale universelle d’ici 2030», appellent tous les pays à respecter leurs engagements pris lors de l’adoption de l’Agenda 2030
Guatemala’s entry into the OECD Development Centre marks a significant stride in support of the country’s development agenda. It also strengthens the Centre’s global representativeness and institutional cooperation with Central America and the Latin America and the Caribbean region more broadly.
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The ‘Together to Achieve Universal Social Protection by 2030’ conference brought together ministers, policy makers and civil society to discuss the achievements and challenges of building universal social protection systems and ensuring sustainable and equitable finance for social protection.
Today, we stand exactly 10 years, 10 months and 10 days away from the deadline for achieving SDG number 1: the complete eradication of extreme poverty. This means that we have 566 weeks left to lift just under 10% of the world’s population –around 700 million people – out of extreme poverty. We need to accelerate.
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The main objective of this study is to shed light on the potential of local value chains to create more, better and sustainable jobs for rural youth in developing countries.