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7 04, 2017

UN Secretary-General to designate Malala Yousafzai as Messenger of Peace

2017-11-13T19:06:10+00:00 April 7th, 2017|Education, Gender equality and women's empowerment, News, Partnerships|

On 10 April 2017, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres will designate Malala Yousafzai, global advocate for girls’ education and the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize laureate, as a UN Messenger of Peace with a special focus on girls’ education.

5 04, 2017

UN stresses need to anticipate changes in world’s population age structure to achieve Sustainable Development Goals

2017-11-16T15:37:06+00:00 April 5th, 2017|Gender equality and women's empowerment, Health, News, Press material, Youth|

Changes in age structure of human populations are taking place worldwide, with major implications for sustainable development policies, highlights 50th session of the UN Commission on Population and Development

3 04, 2017

More action needed to meet energy goals by 2030, new report finds

2017-11-16T15:37:10+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Cities, Climate change, Energy, News, Press material|

The current pace of progress on three global energy goals – access to electricity, renewable energy and efficiency – is not moving fast enough to meet 2030 targets, according to the latest Global Tracking Framework (GTF) report released today by the World Bank and the International Energy Agency as part of the Sustainable Energy for All Knowledge Hub.

25 03, 2017

Earth Hour 2017: UN joins iconic landmarks ‘going dark’ to support protecting the planet

2017-11-16T15:37:42+00:00 March 25th, 2017|Cities, Climate change, Energy, News|

The United Nations this evening dimmed the lights at its iconic Headquarters complex in New York and other facilities around the world in observance of the tenth annual 'Earth Hour,' global event to put the spotlight on the issues facing the planet and to inspire millions across the world to live more sustainably.

8 03, 2017

Planet 50–50 by 2030 by António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General

2017-11-16T15:37:56+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Gender equality and women's empowerment, News, Secretary-General|

Women’s rights are human rights. But in these troubled times, as our world becomes more unpredictable and chaotic, the rights of women and girls are being reduced, restricted and reversed. Empowering women and girls is the only way to protect their rights and make sure they can realize their full potential.

16 02, 2017

Xiamen Airlines becomes first airline to support the UN sustainable development agenda  

2017-11-16T15:38:03+00:00 February 16th, 2017|News, Partnerships, Press material|

China’s Xiamen Airlines has committed to supporting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the United Nations announced today. In an effort to create more awareness about the goals, the airline plans to paint the exterior of one of its aircraft in a special livery, a first for the airlines industry.