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Strengthening Partnership between

the United Nations and ASEAN


4 March 2017
What are the biggest
problems faced by people
around the world today?
2015 UN
Summit on
Sustainable
Development

‘The future demands of


us critical and global
decisions’ Pope Francis
tells UN General
Assembly
 ... is development that meets the needs of the
present, without compromising the ability of
Sustainable future generations to meet their own needs.
Development
Brundtland Commission Report, 1987
Millennium
Development
Goals 2000-
2015
SDGs: 17 goals,
169 targets to
replace MDGs
5 P’s
SDGs are universally applicable
Recognizes the principle of
Universality “common but differentiated
and responsibilities”
differentiation Member States have the autonomy
to determine targets and means of
implementation.
Goal 1 Targets

By 2030, eradicate extreme poverty for all people


everywhere, currently measured as people living on less than
$1.25 a day.

By 2030, reduce at least by half the proportion of men,


women and children of all ages living in poverty in all its
dimensions according to national definitions.

Implement nationally appropriate social protection systems


and measures for all, including floors, and by 2030 achieve
substantial coverage of the poor and the vulnerable.
Partnership
between UN
and ASEAN on
SDGs
A people-oriented, people-centered and
rules-based ASEAN of “One Vision, One
Identity, One Community”
ASEAN Highly integrated economies anchored
Community on sustainable development where its
Vision 2025 citizens enjoy a higher quality of life,
human rights and fundamental freedoms
and the benefits of community-building
 UN encouraged ASEAN to establish a
coordinating mechanism to ensure the region’s
implementation of the SDGs.
 Discussed collaboration on enhancing food
UN-ASEAN security and safety, nutrition, rural
Summit 2016 development, access to health care, improved
capacity to control communicable diseases and
manage natural resources, and how to ensure
disaster-resilience and safer communities.
Discuss the role of young people in
ASEAN in promoting the
Class activity Sustainable Developments Goals
Design an activity or project
Present your proposal in class
Title
Details of Objectives
Project Target Audience
Proposal Resources needed (i.e. funding,
staff, materials)
 World’s largest lesson 2016
Watch video
https://vimeo.com/178464378
Thank you!