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2203, 2018

Global Festival of Action for Sustainable Development – wrap up video, Day 1

March 22nd, 2018|News, Partnerships|

The Global Festival of Action for Sustainable Development is the world´s most inspiring SDG event to celebrate, empower, and connect the global community driving Action for the Sustainable Development Goals. Watch the wrap up video [...]

2203, 2018

World cannot take water for granted, say UN officials at launch of global decade for action

March 22nd, 2018|News, Water and Sanitation|

The United Nations on Thursday launched a decade for action on water that seeks to forge new partnerships, improve cooperation and strengthen capacity to implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

2203, 2018

Sustainable Development Goals Action Awards announced 

March 22nd, 2018|News, Press material|

The Awards Ceremony honored winners in seven categories during the Global Festival of Action for Sustainable Development in Bonn, Germany, highlighting transformative action for sustainable development around the world March 21, 2018 (Bonn) - The winners [...]

2103, 2018

As cities boom, forests key to meeting demands for water, food and energy – UN

March 21st, 2018|Forests, desertification and biodiversity, News|

With two-thirds of the world’s population expected to live in urban areas by 2050, forests are critical part of the solution to the unprecedented demand for water, food and energy that these cities will [...]

2103, 2018

The Global Festival of Action kicks off to make SDGs a reality

March 21st, 2018|News, Sustainable Development Agenda|

A new type of United Nations gathering – the Global Festival of Action for Sustainable Development – has brought together key players of sustainable development, change-makers and innovators from across the globe to share the [...]

1903, 2018

UN spotlights rainwater recycling, artificial wetlands among ‘green’ solutions to global water crisis

March 19th, 2018|News, Water and Sanitation|

With five billion people at risk of having difficulty accessing adequate water by 2050, finding nature-based solutions, such as China’s rainwater recycling, India’s forest regeneration and Ukraine’s artificial wetlands, is becoming increasingly important, according to a United Nations report released Monday at the world’s largest water-related event in Brazil.