GLOBAL VISION of UNADAP with the United Nations
UN ECOSOC & UNFCCC
Consultative and Observer Status
Officers of UNADAP have been engaged with foreign & public policy in their previous assignments as career diplomats, civil servants, corporate leadership, NGO advocacy, etc., giving the organisation leverage, credibility and influence to participate at high level governmental and policy-making, drafting and procedures. As such, UNADAP is passionate about implementing the UN SDG goals and therefore, most of our material and projects are enveloped with the SDGs in mind.
Capacity for the 2030 Agenda
Empower Governments and its Partners to Mainstream, Implement and Review Agenda 2030
Empower Delegates for Effective Participation in Intergovernmental Debates and Decision-making
Promote Economic Development and Social Inclusion
Strengthen Capacities for Trade, Finance, Investment and Intellectual Property
Advance Environmental Sustainability and Green Development
Strengthen Capacities to Foster a Green, Low-Carbon and Climate Resilient Transition
Promote Sustainable Peace
Strengthen Capacities of Member States, UN and Regional Organizations to Prevent and Resolve Conflict, and Build Peace
Research and Technology Applications
Leverage Technology to Generate Geospatial Information and Create Integrated Solutions for Human Security, Peace and Socio-Economic Development
PARTNERSHIPS of UNADAP (MORE) with the world
UNADAP partners with the United Nations Economic and Social Council to fulfil the objectives of this Principal body of the UN. In addition, UNADAP partners with other UN International Organisations and Non-Governmental organisations from time to time.
UNADAP is partnering with prominent and influential leaders of select countries; to take the vision forward and embark on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). Such leaders will act the 'Country Representative(s)'. The most crucial leaders working with UNADAP are based in New York, Geneva and Vienna, commissioned to represent UNADAP with matters pertaining to UNADAP's representation to the UN and diplomatic relations with Permanent Missions and embassies.
UNADAP is currently working with institutions of higher education for academics and research, to open up to new audiences, share knowledge in training and research, build up new collaborations and cross-fertilization with academic networks in other regions, and provide structured capacity-building and development needs.
UNADAP offers internships to college/ university students, academic researchers to co-run and co-certify courses at institutions of excellence, with onsite training at the United Nations.
Partnerships will be with academia, governments, inter-governmental, private sector and with the United Nations.
ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL
The Economic and Social Council is the principal body for coordination, policy review, policy dialogue and recommendations on economic, social and environmental issues, as well as implementation of internationally agreed development goals. It serves as the central mechanism for activities of the UN system and its specialized agencies in the economic, social and environmental fields, supervising subsidiary and expert bodies. It has 54 Members, elected by the General Assembly for overlapping three-year terms. It is the United Nations’ central platform for reflection, debate, and innovative thinking on sustainable development.
UNITED NATIONS FRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE
The UNFCCC secretariat (UN Climate Change) is the United Nations entity tasked with supporting the global response to the threat of climate change. UNFCCC stands for United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. The Convention has near universal membership (197 Parties) and is the parent treaty of the 2015 Paris Agreement. The main aim of the Paris Agreement is to keep the global average temperature rise this century as close as possible to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. The UNFCCC is also the parent treaty of the 1997 Kyoto Protocol. The ultimate objective of all three agreements under the UNFCCC is to stabilize greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that will prevent dangerous human interference with the climate system, in a time frame which allows ecosystems to adapt naturally and enables sustainable development.
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
1. To end poverty in all its forms everywhere and contribute towards the advancement of vulnerable and underprivileged children and youth, with socially inclusive programmes that protect and empower them. 2.. To overcome national challenges of poverty, malnutrition and end hunger, achieve food security, improve nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture. 3. To ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages. 4. To ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all by providing vocational training, healthcare services, etc. 5. To achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls. 6. To ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation. 7. To ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all. 8. To promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work. 9. To make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable. 10. To take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts. 11. To promote conservativeness and sustainable use of oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development. 12. To protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss. 13. To promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels. 14. To create awareness about global and domestic issues that will impact their lives and strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global for sustainable development. 15. The area of operation of the organizaiton's activities shall be within the guidelines of the ECOSOC. 16. To help weaker section of the society for their socio-economic upliftment by all legitimate and constitutional means. 17 Generally to do such acts, deeds and other things which are incidental and conducive to the attainment of all or any other of the above objects.
Ethics Advice and Guidance
Confidentiality and Use of Information
We should promote the spirit of openness and transparency, and be committed to fostering this spirit with our internal and external constituencies. However, not all information available to us through our work with the UN can be made public, even when it is not specifically labeled as ‘confidential’. Inappropriate disclosure or use of privileged United Nations information can harm the efficiency and credibility of the Organization and damage its ability to achieve its objectives.
We must ensure that sensitive or confidential information is carefully protected in order to safeguard the interests of the Organization, our clients, partners and staff. Confidential information must never be disclosed or used improperly for personal or other private gain. The obligation to protect confidential information remains after we separate from the Organization