Taiwan issues first review of progress on sustainable development

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/09/16
By: Timothy Huang, Elaine Hou, Wu Hsin-yun, and Kuan-lin Liu

New York, Sept. 15 (CNA) Taiwan presented its first Voluntary National Review

Photo courtesy of Environmental Protection Agency

(VNR) at a forum in New York on Friday to explain how the country has worked toward achieving the United Nations sustainable development goals (SDGs) even if it is not a U.N. member.

Environmental Protection Agency chief Lee Ying-yuan (李應元) presented the review at a seminar hosted by the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in New York, titled “A Sustainable Planet for All: Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.”

The review covered how Taiwan has implemented key policies to promote the U.N.’s 17 SDGs and its 169 targets as outlined in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.   [FULL  STORY]

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