In his capacity, as Chairman of a Global NGO with ECOSOC status, the United Nations invited Lord Loomba CBE to attend the opening session of the General Assembly on 25th September, 2015, which was inaugurated by His Holiness Pope Francis.
Lord Loomba was also pleased to have received a second invitation to attend the Special High-Level Sustainable Development Goals session – “A New Rural Development Paradigm and the Inclusive and Sustainable New Communities”, which was hosted by the President of Korea and attended by the UN Secretary General, HE Ban Ki-moon and four Presidents of other countries, on 26th September, 2015.
The United Nations has adopted Sustainable Development Goals, which has 17 Goals with 169 targets. The purpose of these goals is to end extreme poverty, fight gender inequality & injustice, fix climate change and leave no-one behind. Lord Loomba welcomed the adoption of Sustainable Development Goals by the United Nations as implementation of which will not only eliminate prejudices and discrimination against widows but it will also empower them economically, socially and politically.