Lagos partners ILO, UNICEF to promote SDGs in South West

Lagos partners ILO, UNICEF to promote SDGs in South West

The Lagos State government has partnered with the United Nations Children’s Fund, International Labour Organisation, and the World Food Programme to promote the Sustainable Development Goals in the Southwestern part of Nigeria.

This was made known in an official statement from the state government on Monday, adding that the partnership is in line with Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s sustainability agenda.

Lagos State Office of Sustainable Development Goals and Investment has been designated as SDGs accelerator and innovation hub of South-Western States by the United Nation Development Programme and will work closely with the above-mentioned organizations to promote SDGs in the region.

The Special Adviser to the Governor on SDGs and Investment, Solape Hammond, while speaking at a workshop organised for critical SDGs stakeholders at Protea Hotel, Ikeja described the project as “timely and insightful.”

The statement quoted her as saying, “Committed and diverse community structure such as the Lagos Volunteer Corps, the SDGs Youth Alliance has been valuable to the social diversity endeavours of the State. These structures are further complemented by a series of meaningful partnerships the Office has established with NGOs, CSOs, Private Organisations and individuals to scale up solutions for key challenges”.

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