Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Sustainable Development Goals: Getting Started

Watch our discussion with distinguished speakers, including Jeffrey Sachs, Mary Robinson, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Jan Eliasson and Klaus Rudischhauser on what you can do for a better world.

Wednesday 23.09.2015

Later this year, we’ll see the world adopting a new set of global goals to guide us over the next 15 years – the Sustainable Development Goals. From ending poverty to ensuring education for all, from reducing inequalities to fighting climate change, the goals are looking to improve the lives of all citizens – every single person in every country. But more people must know about the goals, and everyone must work towards them – together.

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Madam Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is the 24th President of Liberia and Africa’s first democratically elected female Head of State; is serving her second term as President after winning the 2011 presidential election. She’s one of the three who won the Nobel Peace Prize Laureate in 2011. Madam Sirleaf has throughout her career demonstrated passionate commitment to hard work, integrity, good governance and has been advocating for the rights of women and the importance of education to provide a better future for her country and its people.
Sirlef Johnson, photo: United Nations

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