UN Day cel­e­bra­tion calls for fur­ther ac­tion on SDGs

Global Times – Metro Beijing - - ENTERPRISE -

To com­mem­o­rate United Na­tions Day on Oc­to­ber 24, the UN Coun­try Team in China and the China Soong Ching Ling Foun­da­tion co-hosted an event themed ‘SDG Ac­tion Day’ at the former res­i­dence of Soong Ching Ling in Dongcheng district.

United Na­tions Res­i­dent Co­or­di­na­tor Nicholas Rosellini gave the wel­com­ing re­marks, call­ing for fur­ther ac­tion to im­ple­ment So­cial De­velop- ment Goals (SDGs). Wang Shouwen, Vice Min­is­ter of Com­merce and Tian Jinchen, Vice Gover­nor of Qing­hai Prov­ince, also gave speeches. They were fol­lowed by mu­si­cal per­for­mances. Around 400 guests from gov­ern­ment agen­cies, the diplo­matic corps, in­ter­na­tional or­ga­ni­za­tions, the pri­vate sec­tor, and the me­dia at­tended the event.

Photo: Cour­tesy of the UN

United Na­tions Day cel­e­bra­tions on Oc­to­ber 24

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