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Sustainable Development Goals

11 Jul 2020
2020 marks the fifth year since the launch of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. It also means that there are ten years left to achieve the systemic changes needed to reach the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. So how can organisations drive these changes? Omobolanle Victor-Laniyan, Head of Sustainability at Access Bank joins CNBC Africa for more.
18 Aug 2019
New research from UNESCO shows that the world is off course in meeting its education commitments for the sustainable development goals. This comes as the world marked the 2019 International Youth Day earlier this week, themed ‘Transforming Education’. To discuss the state of youth education in Africa, Femi Taiwo, Executive Director for Leap Africa joins CNBC Africa for more.
18 May 2019
Speaking on ways to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in Nigeria, Senior Special Assistant on Sustainable Development Goals to Nigeria's President, Adejoke Ore-Adefulire says collaborative efforts between the government and private sector is highly needed. She joined CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole to discuss this.
2 Mar 2019
As Nigeria strives to meet the targets of the Sustainable Development Goals; Omoh Odunbaku, Human Settlement Officer of the Regional Office for Africa at the UN-Habitat joins CNBC Africa to discuss urbanization and the challenges of achieving affordable housing in Nigeria.
10 Dec 2018
According to the United Nations, $1tn are paid in bribes annually, while another $2.6tn are stolen; all due to corruption. The global scourge is affecting many nations and has been described as one of the biggest impediments to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.
10 Mar 2018
Sustainable development goals - group canvasses participation of state government.

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