Within the works of the comprehensive review of sustainable development conference organized by the Ministry of Planning on its second day .. Specialists discuss the progress made in the goals of sustainable development at the level of population indicators, city development and health indicators
For the second day, the sessions of the expanded conference continued to review the development agenda towards a recovery plan responsive to the effects of the Covid 19 pandemic, which is being held by the Ministry of Planning and with the support of the United Nations Development Program.
The first session, which was held today, Thursday, witnessed a discussion of the progress made in the goals and objectives of sustainable development, moderated by the Ministry's spokesperson, Abdul Zahra Al-Hindawi, and the session included three presentations on the progress made in the field of goals and objectives of sustainable development. The head of the Central Bureau of Statistics, Dr. Diaa Awwad, gave the first presentation on the data revolution in light of challenges, in which he emphasized that statistical data is the best tool for measuring development, tracing its impact and following its multiple forms in the economic and social fields.
As for the second presentation made by the Director General of the Department of Regional and Local Development in the Ministry, Dr. Muhammad Al-Sayed, he addressed
The expected effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on human settlements in Iraq. He pointed out that the pandemic has affected all the goals of sustainable development, especially Goal 11 of the 2030 Global Agenda (making human settlements inclusive, safe and viable), especially on slum dwellers, displaced people and those who suffer from poor resilience in the face of shocks.
While the third presentation included the health situation in Iraq within the framework of sustainable development 2030, reality and options in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, presented by the Director General of the Department of Human Development, Dr. Maha Al-Rawi, who explained that the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals seek to achieve well-being, justice, security and economic progress in light of environmental protection Preserving the rights of future generations.