World Fund for Development and Planning is glad to announce that The State of the African Diaspora (SOAD) has signed the SDGs Convention for WFDP to start the international cooperation to achieve the United Nations Goals.
The SDG are included in the vision of the State of the African Diaspora. They are part of the campaign for climate justice, that SOAD launched in February 2022, in the framework of the mandate given by the UN to organize the regional Assembly for Youth an Environment in Africa, ahead of the COP 27 in Egypt. But the SDG will be essential also for the smart cities SOAD is working on. As matter of fact, all of them will have to provide these goods and services to their citizens.
Ambassador Ekramy El Zaghat stated that he is very grateful to work with Dr. Louis-Georges, Prime Minister of State of African Diaspora specially that the convention seeks to provide a common blueprint for a more peaceful, prosperous, and sustainable future for societies, noting that the goal is to provide education, health care, financial inclusion, technology and economic stability for all equally.
He added that the fund believes that meaningful strategic partnerships are necessary to ensure the sustainability of sustainable development programs, especially since strategic and comprehensive partnerships play a crucial role in achieving meaningful development.
Dr Louis-Georges Tin, Prime Minister of SOAD, expressed his sentiment regarding this cooperation: « It is a great opportunity for SOAD and its program. And that is why I am glad to work with Ambassador Ekramy El Zaghat, President of the World Fund for Development and Planning WFDP, and I would like also to express my gratitude to Dr Nabhit Kapur, head of the Health Department, who is also a Roving Ambassador for the State of the African Diaspora. »
SOAD stated that : WFDP is an Inter-Governmental Organization means « to monitor the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and focus on global partnership as well as on financial governance and access to technology within the African region and to support the implementation of the 2030 Agenda in developing countries through public and private, domestic, and international resources ».The 17 SDG were defined by the United Nations in 2015 to « provide a share blueprint for a more peaceful, prosperous and sustainable future for all ». They include items such as « no poverty », « 0 hunger », « good health and well-being », « quality education », « gender equality », etc.