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Why are the Sustainable Development Goals important?

In this video, Grete Faremo, UNOPS, explains why the SDGs are important and how organisations play an essential role in helping to deliver the Goals.

“Our aspirations are clear – we must and can do more, together, to take care of our planet and its people.” (Grete Faremo, Under-Secretary-General and UNOPS Executive Director).

UNOPS is the operational arm of the United Nations. Its mission is to provide infrastructure, procurement and project management services for a more sustainable world. It supports the UN, governments, donors and other partners to deliver humanitarian and development projects throughout the world.

In this video, Grete Faremo explains why the SDGs are important and how organisations play an essential role in helping to deliver the Goals. She also explains how UNOPS is supporting the Goals.

“Now more than ever, we need to work together to build a more sustainable, inclusive and resilient world. Together, we can build a better future for all.” (Grete Faremo).

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