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25th September 2018

The UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, featuring the 17 Sustainable Development Goals was unanimously adopted by world leaders at a historic UN summit in September 2015. The NGO World believes civil society organizations play a vital role in providing basic services to communities that governments and the private sector are unable to reach. To achieve the UN’s ambitious goals by 2030, civil society organizations must also be prepared for an active role in selecting success indicators. The NGO World is linking thousands of youth, NGO’s workers, professionals and researchers daily in online collaboration and engagement, launched a major effort to mobilize its global network and other global partners to realize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a set of targets relating to future international development.

“The NGO World aims to mobilize NGOs to play a significant role in the context of national SDG an implementation that we consider particularly relevant: holding the stakeholders to account, implementing projects, and communicating the SDGs.” The NGO World ensures to incorporate all programs activities and objectives linked with SDGs. The NGO World under this program also provides the opportunities to youth groups, NGOs and other stakeholders to build their capacities so that everyone can contribute towards the global goals.

The NGO World (TNW) organized a “Pakistan SDGs Forum” at Hotel Margala, Islamabad. Representatives from Planning Commission of Pakistan and UNDP participated in the event. Large number of representatives of civil society organizations, University students, youth and school children were also been part of this forum.

The “Pakistan SDGs Forum” was managed to support citizens and civil society involvement in the implementation, monitoring and review of the new agenda at a national level by developing a platform for Sustainable Development in partnership with the government relevant departments and representatives of organized civil society. This forum shall bring together, on a regular basis, policy actors from government institutions with a broad range of civil society representatives.

Mr. Ibrahim Carlos, Head of Pakistan Delegation of Turkish Red Crescent Society also talked to audience and shared the importance of implementation of SDGs in true spirit. He expressed that Pakistan has country full of talented, energetic and enthusiastic youth. They just need to provide them proper platform. He thanked to TNW for organizing such an important event.