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"Young people are, undoubtedly, the greatest asset we have. They have the potential to lead #sustainabledevelopment if we support their creativity & engagement in solving pressing global issues," IsDB VP Dr. Mansur Muhtar tells Global Forum on #Children & #Youth. @UNICEF

Continuing his visit to UAE, #IsDB President Dr. Muhammad Al Jasser discusses issues of mutual interest w/ @ABUDHABI_FUND; strengthening cooperation & supporting #partnership among members of Arab Coordination Group to actively contribute to achieving development in MCs. #SDG17

#IsDB President and his delegation visit the UAE's pavilion at the @expo2020dubai one of the key founders of #IsDB. By hosting Expo 2020, the country🇦🇪 has brought more than 190 countries, to showcase their unique architecture, culture & inspiring innovations for the future.

#IsDB President, H.E. Dr. Muhammad Al Jasser & Minister of State for Financial Affairs and IsDB Alternate Governor for #UAE, H.E. Mohammed bin Hadi Al Hussaini, discuss cooperation in support of socio-economic development in MCs as UAE is an IsDB founding member country.

It has been almost a year and a half since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. Everyone around the globe has the same question in mind: “When will the world put an end to this pandemic so that we can resume our normal lives?”
Today is a special anniversary as we mark 75 years of collective work since the UN came into existence. In September this year, we also reflected on five years since the adoption of the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which represented a new vision of development linking people, planet and prosperity and raised financing needs from billions to trillions.