United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

APRU contributes to progress towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by raising awareness and encouraging the involvement of future leaders in the Asia-Pacific region, supporting capacity building by developing a network of experts across disciplines, and building an effective platform to connect the latest research and experts with policymakers to facilitate policy development and implementation.

Through various activities, APRU’s wider aim is to contribute to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (UN SDG) framework for global cooperation and action to address today’s most pressing global challenges. Below is a compilation from APRU Programs, Events, and Resources which contribute to the UN SDGs.

APRU UN SDGs News

Disaster preparedness would improve HE pandemic response

Disaster preparedness would improve HE pandemic response

Original post in University World News Universities can better prepare themselves for future pandemics and become more ...
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Human Development Forum Publishes A Better World Vol. 6 with APRU Contribution

Human Development Forum Publishes A Better World Vol. 6 with APRU Contribution

A Better World: Volume 6 Read the book now >> For your interest the APRU report starts here>> APRU is ...
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APRU Supports the Advancement of UN SDGs at Korea University Conference on Engineering Sustainable Development

APRU Supports the Advancement of UN SDGs at Korea University Conference on Engineering Sustainable Development

APRU joined engineers, scientists, and policy-makers at a gathering at the Korea University in Seoul to discuss technical ...
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Kick-off for AI for Social Good―A United Nations ESCAP-APRU-Google Collaborative Network and Project

Kick-off for AI for Social Good―A United Nations ESCAP-APRU-Google Collaborative Network and Project

On Wednesday, June 5, a kick-off meeting for the "AI for Social Good ― a United Nations ESCAP-APRU-Google Collaborative ...
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New Approaches to Measuring and Assessing Regional Cooperation and Integration: Implications for Asia and the Pacific

New Approaches to Measuring and Assessing Regional Cooperation and Integration: Implications for Asia and the Pacific

Call for Papers For more information visit: https://aric.adb.org/call-for-papers The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) ...
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What are the co-benefits to SDG14 when making progress toward other SDGs? Initial findings reported at APEC SOM3 from the APRU Pacific Ocean Program

What are the co-benefits to SDG14 when making progress toward other SDGs? Initial findings reported at APEC SOM3 from the APRU Pacific Ocean Program

Leading marine science expert of APRU’s Pacific Ocean Program on advancing UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 14: Life ...
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United Nations ESCAP thanks APRU for contribution to Ocean Cities Project

United Nations ESCAP thanks APRU for contribution to Ocean Cities Project

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) has thanked APRU and all other members in ...
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Asia-Pacific Mayors Academy concludes first cohort

Asia-Pacific Mayors Academy concludes first cohort

The Asia-Pacific Mayors Academy for Sustainable Urban Development successfully completed its first cohort with its third ...
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Bending the Curve: A curriculum that empowers 1 Million Climate Champions to solve climate change

Bending the Curve: A curriculum that empowers 1 Million Climate Champions to solve climate change

APRU encourages universities and students to join Bending the Curve: Climate Change Solutions, a multifaceted education ...
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APRU, UN ESCAP sign MoU for enhanced cooperation

APRU, UN ESCAP sign MoU for enhanced cooperation

APRU and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP) signed a Memorandum of ...
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Secretary General, Chris Tremewan, Delivers address at UN-ESCAP Seventy-fourth session of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

Secretary General, Chris Tremewan, Delivers address at UN-ESCAP Seventy-fourth session of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

The APRU Secretary General, Dr Christopher Tremewan, addressed the 74th Session of the Economic and Social Commission for ...
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Infographic: the Science of Disaster Science

Infographic: the Science of Disaster Science

A snapshot of global research in support of the 2016 Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction By Taylor ...
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