What are the Sustainable Development Goals?The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (also known as the Global Goals) were adopted by 193 member states attending the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit in New York in 2015. The Goals are partof the United Nations Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development. The Sustainable Development Goals comprise a total of 169 targets, which seek to tackle a wide range of issues facing both developed and developing countries. These issues include poverty, inequality, climate change, inclusive societies and access to health and education.What is the Voluntary National Review?All 193 member states are expected, at least once, to review national progress towards theSustainable Development Goals and present the report to the United Nations High LevelPolitical Forum. This process is called a Voluntary National Review and is part of Agenda2030. In 2018, 47 countries presented a Voluntary National Review including Canada andSpain. The UK will be presenting its Voluntary National Review in July 2019 at the HighLevel Political Forum alongside 46 other countries.Why is the Voluntary National Review important?The Voluntary National Review will be our opportunity to use evidence from across the UK(government, civil society and the private sector) together with data on the global indicatorsto assess UK progress on all 17 Goals. It is a stepping stone towards achieving theSustainable Development Goals by 2030.What information will be in the Voluntary National Review?The Voluntary National Review will cover all 17 Goals. It will demonstrate the UK’sdomestic and international activity and will be underpinned by data. The United Nations hasset five focus Goals for 2019. The Goals are: Who can be contacted for more information on the Voluntary National Review?If you have a have a query, please get in touch at [email protected] UK government departments are involved in delivering the goals in the UKIf you have a Goal specific query on the UK’s Voluntary National Review, please refer to the list below and contact [email protected] to be put in touch with the relevant departmentGoal 1: No Poverty – Department for Work and PensionsGoal 2: Zero Hunger – Department for Environment, Food and Rural AffairsGoal 3: Good Health – Department for Health and Social CareGoal 4: Quality Education – Department for EducationGoal 5: Gender Equality – Government Equalities OfficeGoal 6: Clean Water and Sanitation – Department for Environment, Food and Rural AffairsGoal 7: Affordable and Clean Energy – Department for Business, Energy and Industrial StrategyGoal 8: Decent work and Economic Growth – HM TreasuryGoal 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure – Department for Business, Energy and Industrial StrategyGoal 10: Reduced inequalities – Government Equalities OfficeGoal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities – Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local GovernmentGoal 12: Responsible Consumption and Production – Department for Environment, Food and Rural AffairsGoal 13: Climate Action – Department for Business, Energy and Industrial StrategyGoal 14: Life Below Water – Department for Environment, Food and Rural AffairsGoal 15: Life on Land – Department for Environment, Food and Rural AffairsGoal 16: Peace, Justice and Security – Home OfficeGoal 17: Partnerships for the Goals – Department for International DevelopmentGoals 4, 8, 10, 13, 16 and 17 are goals under review at the UN in 2019.How has the UK Government implemented the Sustainable Development Goals?All UK Government Departments are responsible for delivering the Goals in those policyareas for which they have responsibility. Departments have highlighted how their priorityprogrammes and activities will contribute to delivery of the Sustainable Development Goalsin their Single Departmental Plans which provide the basis for the Government’s planningand performance framework.High level summaries of Single Departmental Plans were published on 23 Maythis year, together with examples of how Government policies are contributing to theSustainable Development Goals. Ongoing engagement to inform initial drafting between October and December. Sharing case studies of how people and organisations are contributing to delivering theSustainable Development Goals through the Voluntary National Review website 8 October to May Engagement events with different groups of stakeholders on emerging findings in March 2019. Find out more on our events page Submission of a main messages document to the United Nations by 17 May 2019. Submission of the full Voluntary National Review to the United Nations by 14 June 2019. Presentation of the Voluntary National Review at the ministerial meeting of the UnitedNations High Level Political Forum from 16-18 July 2019. The first Head of Government-level review of the Sustainable Development Goals at theUnited Nations General Assembly in September 2019. 4 (education) 8 (work and economic growth) 10 (reduced inequalities) 13 (climate action) 16 (peace and justice). How can I contribute to the Voluntary National Review?The Government is committed to ensuring the Voluntary National Review is inclusive andtransparent. The Sustainable Development Goals are for everybody and we want to hearfrom a wide range of stakeholders either through our Voluntary National Review website ordirectly through a variety of events that will take place across the country. The Governmentencourages any group, organisation, or individual contributing to the implementation of theSustainable Development Goals in the UK to share what they are doing.Who is leading the Voluntary National Review?The Department for International Development (DFID) is leading co-ordination and theoverall drafting process for the Voluntary National Review. DFID is being supported by theCabinet Office and other UK Government Departments to prepare for the VoluntaryNational Review. DFID is also working closely with the Devolved Administrations inScotland, Wales and Northern Ireland to ensure the Voluntary National Review reflectsactivity across the whole of the UK.What are the key dates associated with the Voluntary National Review?Below is a list of key activities and deadlines for the UK’s Voluntary National Review:
The entire incident was captured on surveillance video. Two people are recovering after investigators say a man attacked them with a baseball bat ‘for no apparent reason.’On Sunday, two men and a woman were walking to a breakfast café located inside a West Palm Beach shopping plaza when a violent attack occurred.Witnesses say the suspect later identified as 24-year-old Yoangel Quevedo approached the group and began swinging the bat “like crazy.”Quevedo went on the attack with his fists and a baseball bat, severely injuring two people and damaging a vehicle, according to the victims, who did not want to be identified.Security guards from a nearby nightclub grabbed the suspect before police arrived at the scene.Quevedo, who has since bonded out of jail, is facing multiple charges including aggravated battery with a weapon.He is expected to appear back in court Oct. 17.The victims are planning to take legal action.“One of the men, who is recovering from severe injuries to his ribs and arms, released the following statement: I feel impotence that a stranger comes and attacks my friend from behind. When I defend him, he attacks me with a bat full of anger and me getting out of work to eat withy wife and with our friend. I don’t feel anger towards my aggressor, but I hope that the law works fairly. There is enough evidence to prove what really happened.”CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Two people are recovering after investigators say a man attacked them with a baseball bat in West Palm Beach. [email protected] has the story you’ll only see on CBS12, tonight at 11. pic.twitter.com/MreIczi7Ww— WPEC CBS12 News (@CBS12) September 19, 2019
Former Black Stars striker, Tony Yeboah, turned 54 on Saturday and his former club, Eintracht Frankfurt, made sure the world knew of the greatness of Yegoala.Born in Kumasi on 6th June, 1966, Yeboah played for Asante Kotoko, Kumasi Cornerstones and Okwakwu United before moving to Germany in 1988 to first join 1. FC Saarbrucken.Yegoala then transferred to Eintracht Frankfurt in 1990, where he became the first Black captain in the Bundesliga during his 5 year stay with the Eagles.He won Bundesliga top scorer twice in 1993 and 1994 and scored in all 68 goals in 123 appearances.Frankfurt posted on Twitter where they described Yeboah as a legend of the club. Yegoala went on to play for Leeds United, Hamburg and Al-Ittihad before calling time on his career in 2002.He scored 29 goals in 59 games for the Black Stars.
WELCOME to the continuing ”ª#JoySports”¬ buildup ahead of UEFA EURO 2016, which kicks off on June 10 in France. The series started on May 10, and lasts until kickoff. Get ready for blasts from past Euro tournaments! Our coverage is brought to you by Pepsi.The thing about groups of ‘death’ is that the stakes are often so high that the games everyone looks forward to turn out to be massive disappointments; dour affairs with both sides desperate not to end up on the losing side.And so it was with a mix of surprise and utter delight that the 30,000 or so lucky enough to be inside the Estadio Municipal in Aveiro on June 19th 2004 watched the great battle between the Netherlands and Czech Republic unfold before them.Perhaps Germany screwing up a couple of hours earlier against the Latvians up the road in Porto had relieved a little of the pressure but both sides came out with all guns blazing and what followed was one of the most enthralling contests in the history of the competition.The Czechs threatened to score twice in the opening couple of minutes but it was Wilfred Bouma who actually got the game’s opening goal after four and the Dutch were two up after 19 thanks to Ruud van Nistelrooy. At that stage, it briefly seemed that they were on the way to a memorable victory. Jan Koller got one back for Karel Brueckner’s side, though, after which the coach decided make a bold intervention with Vladimir Smicer introduced for right-back Zdenek Grygera as the tactics were changed and the team went to 3-5-2.The switch gave Pavel Nedved the freedom he needed in order to excel in the centre of the pitch and van Nistelrooy would later admit that the move, just 25 minutes in, had proven decisive: “That was it. We weren’t able to adapt and it cost us the game.”It wasn’t, to be fair, for the want of trying. Edgar Davids and Arjen Robben were superb for the Dutch and Dick Advocaat did his share of tinkering in what turned into an intriguing game of tactical cat and mouse.The problem for the Dutch coach was that none of his changes paid off in quite the way that every one of Brueckner’s did and the decision, in particular, to replace Robben with Paul Bosvelt in the second half was, how can we put this, hotly debated in the post match press conference. Both sides continued to create chances – there were more than 20 shots on target in a high energy, end to end game, but Nedved was the defining influence. The midfielder caused endless problems for his markers and Johnny Heitinga was eventually sent off for what was reckoned to be a second bookable on him. He had a hand too in a couple of the goals, the last of which werescored by Milan Baros and, two minutes from time, Smicer.Baros’s was a cracker with Nedved’s cross turned quite brilliantly by Koller into the path of the striker who put it away emphatically. The chopping and changing continued from the benches and a shot from another substitute, Marek Heinz ultimately led to the winner.“It was a fantastic game,” acknowledged Nedved afterwards, “and we deserved to win. “We slept at the start but after we awoke we showed great energy.”Both sides seemed to have enough artistry in their ranks to go on and win the tournament and, after that game, the Czechs appeared to have the momentum required too. As it turned out though, it wasn’t artistry’s year. Step forward Greece. VIDEOREAD THESE IN OUR SERIES:When Portugal crashed England’s golden generation in 2004Euro ’88: Van Basten’s injury to glorious superstardom storyWhen Denmark stunned the world to win Euro 1992 When Zidane led France to edge Figo’s Portugal at Euro 2000 When Germany broke English hearts at Euro ’96When Bierhoff checked Czechs at Euro ‘9619-year old Ronaldo leads Portuguese to beat HollandPirlo’s outrageous panenka in 2012* The #JoySports Euro buildup series is brought you by Pepsi, Still 1 Ghana cedi pε! –