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  • Digital tools for better parenting
    During the COVID-19 crisis, our need and dependence on digital technologies to be able to perform remote work, participate in online schooling and stay connected with family and friends, have become evident. Innovative technologies have helped families carry out day-to-day tasks and routines while staying at home to stop the ... read more
    Posted in: News14 May 2021

  • What we owe each other: A new social contract for a better society
    Whether we realize it or not, all of us participate in the social contract every day through mutual obligations among our family, community, place of work, and fellow citizens. Caring for others, paying taxes, and benefiting from public services define the social contract that supports and binds us together as ... read more
    Posted in: News10 May 2021

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    Posted in: News5 May 2021

  • Families and New Technologies
    Megatrends, including new technologies, rapid urbanization and migration, as well as demographic and climate change, have been dramatically shaping our world. In preparation for the Thirtieth Anniversary of the International Year of the Family, 2024 (IYF+30) the Division for Inclusive Social Development of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs ... read more
    Posted in: News4 May 2021

  • Indigenous Peoples and Connectivity: Bridging the Digital Divide
    Agenda 2030 recognizes that the spread of information and communications technologies (ICTs) and global interconnectedness has great potential to accelerate human progress, to bridge the digital divide and to develop knowledge societies.  Digital inclusion means ensuring the accessibility of ICTs for social and economic development, especially for people with specific ... read more
    Posted in: News27 April 2021

  • UN chief to Indigenous Forum: ‘Prioritize inclusion and sustainable development’
    Although they represent the greater part of the world’s cultural diversity and speak the major share of its languages, indigenous people are three times more likely to live in extreme poverty, the UN chief told the opening session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues on Monday. ... read more
    Posted in: News23 April 2021

  • Challenges and Opportunities for Indigenous Peoples’ Sustainability
    Threats to indigenous peoples’ livelihoods and traditional knowledge Climate change is the greatest challenge facing humanity today. Its effects, however, are disproportionately distributed, in particular affecting vulnerable and socially marginalized population groups. Indigenous peoples are among the first to face the direct impacts of global warming on the ecosystems ... read more
    Posted in: News23 April 2021

  • 14th Conference of States Parties to the CRPD – COSP14
    Given the situation on COVID-19, after careful consideration, The 14th session of the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD (COSP14) will be held largely online.  The opening of the conference, matters related to the implementation of the convention, and the general debate will take place on 15 June 2021 (in-person ... read more
    Posted in: Disability20 April 2021

  • 20th Session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, 19-30 April 2021
    The 20th Session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII20) will take place from 19 to 30 April 2021. the theme this year is “Peace, justice and strong institutions: the role of indigenous peoples in implementing Sustainable Development Goal 16”. In light of the evolving COVID-19 situation, and taking into account the ... read more
    Posted in: News16 April 2021

  • Guterres highlights power of sport for inclusive, sustainable future
    In a message commemorating International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, Secretary-General António Guterres highlighted the power of sport to bring people together, promote healthy lifestyles, and contribute to inclusive and sustainable development. “Those involved in sport also have responsibilities: to reduce its environmental footprint; to meet international labour ... read more
    Posted in: News12 April 2021

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