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European Commission signs strategic agreement with women’s groups to implement Sustainable Development Goals

18 Mar, 2016

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18 March: The European Commission’s International Cooperation arm (DEVCO)[1] has launched a 5-year partnership agreement with a coalition of 5 global and regional women’s networks to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The 17 SDGs [2], adopted by the UN in September 2015, are a universal roadmap to achieve a historic pledge to end structural inequalities between countries, between rich and poor and between men and women by 2030.

This partnership results from the European Commission’s commitment to support the …

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