Social Good Summit 2015: the Launch of the Sustainable Development Goals in Azerbaijan
On 28 September 2015, UNDP in Azerbaijan together with ADA University hosted a meet-up in the framework of the Social Good Summit 2015. The main goal of the event was to launch the newly adopted Sustainable Development Goals in Azerbaijan. With a theme “New Goals. New Power. New Ideas”, participants discussed the challenges, opportunities in the implementation of the #GlobalGoals and highlighted youth role as the mean of implementation.

UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Azerbaijan, Mr. Antonius Broek, Vise-President of ADA University, Mr. Fariz Ismayilzada and the Chairperson of the National Assembly of Youth Organizations, Mr. Shahin Seyidzade welcomed the participants and mentioned the importance of youth participation in achieving a sustainable world by 2030.

UNDP Deputy Resident Representative, Ms. Nato Alhazishvili presented 17 Sustainable Development Goals that has newly been adopted and led the discussion.

Held on 25-28 September 2013, during UN Week, the Social Good Summit is a unique convening of world leaders, new media and technology experts, grassroots activists and voices from around the world. It unites a dynamic community of global leaders to discuss a big idea: the power of innovative thinking and technology to solve our greatest challenges.

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