Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
The third Sustainable Development Awards (SDA3) - 21 May 2021
The Awards intend to recognize the importance of integrating sustainability into the core of business and industry as well as the daily lives of all Namibians. The Awards will further recognise and reward the contributions of outstanding individuals and institutions in the field of sustainable development and this year the awards target the private sector and SMEs, community level natural resource management and utilization initiatives, research and development, youth action for sustainable development, pioneering journalism in the field of sustainable development, green banks, school in action for sustainable development, women in action for sustainable development, thought leadership and the ministerial award.
The 3rd SDA ceremony is made possible through esteemed sponsorship by Agricultural Bank of Namibia, First national Bank of Namibia, Namibia Wildlife Resorts and BDO Namibia who will serve as the official auditors of the awards.
The winners in the respective categories will receive monetary and non-monetary awards.
The crowning ceremony of winners will take place on the 21st May 2021.
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Environmental Investment Fund of Namibia
UN launches Namibia's SDG online platform.
[Extract from the Namibian Newspaper] THE United Nations Development Programme launched a Namibian online hub to track and discuss the development goals of the country.
The online hub aims to share information on progress on the implementation of the United Nations sustainable development goals (SDG) in Namibia.
SDGs are the 17 goals set in 2015 by the United Nations General Assembly to be achieved by 2030.
Some of the goals include eliminating poverty and hunger, achieving gender equality, providing clean water and sanitation to all and to take action in the climate crisis.
Read the full article on the Namibian's website <https://www.namibian.com.na/198718/archive-read/UN-launches-Namibias-SDG-online-platform>.