UN General Assembly

SDG Challenges

The UN SDG Report 2019 painted a gloomy picture, saying that more action was required to achieve Sustainable Development Goals: the goal to end extreme poverty by 2030 was not likely to be achieved with 6 per cent of the world population projected to remain in extreme poverty even in 2030; global hunger was on the rise, with 82.1 crore persons being undernourished in 2017 as against 78.4 crore in 2015.

Two contrasting faces of the sub-continent

The UNGA session also includes engagements for foreign ministers including multiple global forums, bilateral interactions as also press and media briefings to project the national image.