Overall economic growth remains disconnected from employment generation, the United Nations International Labour Organization (ILO) has warned, noting that young people continue to suffer from persistent unemployment and lack of quality job opportunities.
‘Don’t let adults off the hook, keep raising your voices;’ Kids ‘take over’ UN for World Children’s Day
It’s official, kids have taken over… at least for today – World Children’s Day – celebrated annually on 20 November, which this year marks the twentieth anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, and also saw young people take over roles in government, media, and even at the United Nations, to raise awareness about issues important to them.
UNICEF urges opportunities for ‘forgotten minority’ as study reveals bleak prospects for 180 million children
Despite global progress, one in 12 children live in countries with prospects more limited than those of their parents, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) reported Monday.
Stefano Mannacio of the COBASE scientific cooperative discusses how sustainability is electrifying cities -- literally. Follow our #COP23 coverage: un.org/sustainabledevelopment/COP23
Clay Nesler, Vice President, Global Energy and Sustainability for Johnson Controls, discusses why energy efficiency is good business. Follow our #COP23 coverage: un.org/sustainabledevelopment/COP23