The United Nations and the Government review Global Goals progress at Third High Level Meeting on the Country Implementation Plan (CIP)
27 February 2019
"TT is ahead of most countries in many of the sustainable development goals (SDGs).”
Minister of Planning and Development, Camille Robinson-Regismade the comments at the Third High Level Meeting on the Country Implementation Plan (CIP) for TT held at the International Waterfront Complex, Wrightson Road, Port of Spain.
Robinson-Regis brought remarks as well as new UN Resident Co-ordinator to TT Marina Walter and Joanne Deoraj, permanent secretary in the Ministry of Planning and Development.
The SDGs “are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity.” There are 17 of them and they are also known as the Global Goals.
Asked about TT’s progress in the SDGs, Robinson-Regis said, “As the resident co-ordinator said we are at mid-level in terms of development and we have done very well in terms of achieving the goals set by the UN…”