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Zu Besuch bei den Vereinten Nationen

Am 23. November öffnete das Büro der Vereinten Nationen in Wien seine Tore (und seine Sicherheitskontrollen) für interessierte oikees – schließlich wollten wir uns genau ansehen, wo die SDG’s unter anderem entwickelt wurden.oikos goes UN 2

Neben dem Amtssitz in New York und den Büros der Vereinten Nationen in Genf und Nairobi gibt es seit 1979 auch einen Hauptsitz in Wien, wo derzeit etwas mehr als 4000 Personen aus ca. 110 Ländern angestellt sind.

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SDG 3: Health Care and Well-Being

Nowadays a high percentage of the population still does not have access to basic healthcare services. A lot of people are living in poverty and highly polluted environment, or working in health threatening conditions, which is particularly common in the developing countries. Because of the importance of healthcare-related issues and well-being, the third SDG of the UN is designed to achieve universal health coverage, financial risk protection, and access to essential health-care services and medicines, as well as to reduce the number of deaths and illnesses from health-damaging chemicals, air and water pollution.e_sdg-goals_icons-individual-rgb-03
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From MDG to SDG – Making Goals Tangible

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On January 18th Oikodrom held a conference in Vienna on the topic “From MDG to SDG: New aspects of global development strategies”. The goal of the conference was to provoke a reflective discourse on the UN’s newly introduced SDG (Sustainable Development Goals) via a critical exchange of knowledge and experience. Weiterlesen