The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is a global plan of action for people, planet and prosperity, which demands an entirely new level of international partnership in pursuit of the future we all want.
Governments must be competent in the provision of services, transparent and responsive. This means, enhancing competition and consumer protection; fostering an appropriate business environment, and investing in skills and leadership development.
Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals will require a massive investment push over the next 20 years into a broader set of sectors and industries than we have ever seen undertaken on a worldwide scale.
As the first UN Ministerial conference of the post-2015 era, it represents a starting point to translate our ambitions into concrete plans of action.
The fourteenth session of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development will take place in Nairobi, Kenya, from 17 to 22 July 2016.
The theme will be
From Decisions to Actions. The Conference will feature ministerial debates, high-level round tables, thematic events, a World Investment Forum, a Global Commodities Forum, a Youth Forum and a Civil Society Forum, among other events.