Event takes place as UN gears up for General Assembly
By: Matthew Strong,Taiwan News, Staff Writer
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the United Nations readied its annual General Assembly,
Environmental Protection Administration Minister Lee Ying-yuan (李應元) arrived in New York to present Taiwan’s first report on its sustainable development aims.
His “Voluntary National Review” was designed to meet the “sustainable development goals” (SDGs) set up by the United Nations with 2030 as the target date, even though Taiwan is not a member.
Lee made his presentation at an international seminar where he also underlined the program’s multilateral dimensions. Taiwan’s sustainable development efforts involve assistance to other nations worldwide in several domains, including information technology, environment, agriculture, education and healthcare. [FULL STORY]