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Africa Renewal, Sustainable Development Goals in sync with Africa’s priorities

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Sustainable Development Goals in sync with Africa’s priorities

On 26 September, a day after world leaders adopted the new development agenda known as the 2030  Agenda for Sustainable Development, prominent personalities in world politics, social activism,   business and entertainment gathered in New York’s Central Park for an annual event organized by the non-governmental organization, Global Citizens.

Among the distinguished personalities were US Vice President Joseph Biden, First Lady Michelle Obama and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Other guests included Nobel Peace Prize Laureate  Malala Yousafzai, British billionaire businessman Richard Branson and Grammy-Award winning singer Beyoncé Knowles.