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1207, 2017

Taking Action for Sustainable Development: Ethiopia, Honduras, Maldives, Botswana, Qatar, Slovenia and Tajikistan

July 12th, 2017|News, Sustainable Development Agenda|

During the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, 44 countries, both developed and developing countries, are presenting their Voluntary National Reviews or plans to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) during the 3-day ministerial meeting from 17-19 July. Among them, 16 countries—Brazil, Luxembourg, Nepal, Indonesia, Japan, Monaco, Bangladesh, Costa Rica, Kenya, Netherlands, Chile and Malaysia—will […]

1207, 2017

Taking Action for Sustainable Development: Benin, Peru, Argentina, Czech Republic, Jordan and Thailand

July 12th, 2017|News, Sustainable Development Agenda|

During the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, 44 countries, both developed and developing countries, are presenting their Voluntary National Reviews or plans to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) during the 3-day ministerial meeting from 17-19 July. Among them, 16 countries— Belgium, Benin, Peru, Guatemala, Italy, Zimbabwe, Argentina, Czech Republic, Jordan, Thailand, Belarus, Portugal, […]

1107, 2017

Taking Action for Sustainable Development: Nepal, Japan, Bangladesh, Costa Rica, Kenya and Chile

July 11th, 2017|News, Sustainable Development Agenda|

During the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, 44 countries, both developed and developing countries, are presenting their Voluntary National Reviews or plans to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) during the 3-day ministerial meeting from 17-19 July. Among them, 12 countries—Brazil, Luxembourg, Nepal, Indonesia, Japan, Monaco, Bangladesh, Costa Rica, Kenya, Netherlands, Chile and Malaysia—will […]

1007, 2017

Low food prices foreseen in 2017-2026, but countries need to keep markets stable – UN-OECD report

July 10th, 2017|Hunger and food security, News|

Noting projections of low prices for food commodities over the next decade on the back of abundant stocks of cereal and other staples, the United Nations and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) report have underlined the need for governments continue efforts to provide stability to world food markets.

1007, 2017

Taking Action for Sustainable Development: Dominican Republic, Sudan, Switzerland, Samoa, Philippines, Tanzania

July 10th, 2017|News, Sustainable Development Agenda|

The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)—a core feature of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development—focus on the three interconnected elements of sustainable development: economic growth, social inclusion and environmental protection.
As every country strives to achieve the SDGs, we need to transform the way we do things.  The world needs a new approach to address the […]

1007, 2017

Education critical in preventing adolescent pregnancy, underscores UN agency

July 10th, 2017|Education, Gender equality and women's empowerment, News|

Girls with higher levels of education are less likely to have an early and unintended pregnancy, the United Nations education agency said today, launching a new technical paper with recommendations for the education sector.

1007, 2017

UN political forum opens with focus on eradicating poverty and forming partnerships

July 10th, 2017|News, Sustainable Development Agenda|

Senior government representatives are at the United Nations today for the start of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development to track progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), two years after they were adopted.

707, 2017

Antibiotic resistance making gonorrhoea ‘sometimes impossible’ to treat – UN health agency

July 7th, 2017|Health, News|

Gonorrhoea is becoming harder to treat due to antibiotic resistance, the United Nations health agency today cautioned, adding that there is a need for better prevention and treatment of the disease that infects an estimated 78 million people each year.

707, 2017

Funding shortfall threatens education for children in conflict, disaster zones – UNICEF

July 7th, 2017|Education, News|

Some 9.2 million children living in emergency countries will miss out on schooling unless the international community contributes an additional $820 million, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) warned at the start of today's G20 summit.

607, 2017

WMO climate video campaign

July 6th, 2017|VIDEO: Climate change|