Published September 2019
A brief reflection on multilateralism, the UN and financing
By Ulrika Modéer

Ulrika Modéer is the Assistant Administrator and Director of the Bureau of External Relations and Advocacy, UN Development Programme (UNDP). Previously, she was State Secretary to the Swedish Minister for International Development Cooperation and Climate. She combines a strong policy background with parliamentary and civil society experience and has had several assignments in Latin America (Bolivia, Guatemala) and Africa (Mozambique/Southern Africa). Ulrika Modéer holds a Bachelor’s in International Relations from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, and was recently awarded an honorary doctorate from the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Gothenburg.

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have always been an ambitious set of targets for the world to achieve. But, have no doubt, those goals can be achieved by 2030 as long as we all put our shoulders to the wheel.