Taiwan EPA minister presents sustainable development aims in New York

Event takes place as UN gears up for General Assembly

Taiwan News
Date: 2017/09/16
By: Matthew Strong,Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the United Nations readied its annual General Assembly,

EPA Minister Lee Ying-yuan in New York (photo courtesy of MOFA).

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]

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