SDG4 Quality Education

Sustaining Economy, Public Health and Environment for the future of humanity

The youth webinar aims to uncover the interactions of the economy, human society & community, and international cooperation in light of the COVID-19 crisis. In our second installment of this webinar, we've invited senior subject expert guest speakers who will discuss addressing the synergies/trade-offs and connection between the above-mentioned topics and transformation to a new normal post-global pandemic.

Innovate Indonesia: Unlocking Growth through Technological Transformation

This report explores policy options to facilitate Indonesia’s technological transformation and unlock its economic growth potential.

New technologies present governments with opportunities and challenges in a range of key policy areas such as employment, competitiveness, equity, and sustainability. A consensus is that the national government can play an important role in stimulating innovation.

Earth School

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, an unprecedented coalition has come together to launch “Earth School,” which provides free, high-quality educational content to help students, parents and teachers around the world who are currently at home. Initiated by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and TED-Ed, Earth School takes students on a 30-day “Adventure” through the natural world.

Hard-to-Reach: Applied Research Methods with Hidden, Marginal and Excluded Populations

Focusing on Hard-to-Reach populations, the course provides an introduction to research methods in conducting research, both qualitative and quantitative, on marginal, hidden and excluded population. It will cover research on topics such as migrants; refugees and displaced people; children and adolescents; sex workers; homeless; LGBT; victims of violence, conflicts or trafficking; HIV/AIDS; drug users as well as topics proposed by participants.

Local and Regional Governments' Report to the HLPF (3rd Report) – Towards the Localization of the SDGs

This Report explores the involvement of Local and Regional Governments (LRGs) in the ‘localization’ of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Following UN guidelines, it complements the Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) submitted by 143 countries to the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) throughout the first four- year cycle of voluntary reporting. It delivers first-hand information from LRGs in 80 different countries, including 24 of the 47 countries reporting in 2019.

Via Interaxion

Via Interaxion offers a catalog of health, education, development, environment, migration and peace initiatives around the world to encourage action, interaction, discussion and collaboration among development practitioners.

Pacific Data Hub

The Pacific Data Hub holds a large and diverse collection of data, data insights, publications, and knowledge products on the Pacific across key sectors, including population statistics, fisheries, geoscience, agriculture, aquaculture, energy, education, human rights, climate change, and oceans, and it continues to grow.

High-Level Political Forum 2019

The meeting of the high-level political forum on sustainable development in 2019 convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council, will be held from Tuesday, 9 July, to Thursday, 18 July 2019; including the three-day ministerial meeting of the forum from Tuesday, 16 July, to Thursday, 18 July 2019.

The theme will be "Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality". The set of goals to be reviewed in depth is the following: