We are Indigenous Series

There are an estimated 476 million Indigenous peoples in the world, living across 90 countries. They speak an overwhelming majority of the world’s estimated 7,000 languages and represent 5,000 different cultures.

In the We Are Indigenous series, United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) speaks with Indigenous academics, activists and community leaders to learn how the global Indigenous community’s contributions are building a healthier and more sustainable future for us all.

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SDG of the month

SDG of the month

May 2021: Decent Work and Economic Growth

Sustained and inclusive economic growth can drive progress, create decent jobs for all and improve living standards.

The economic and financial shocks associated with the COVID-19 pandemic—such as disruptions of industrial production, financial market volatility, and rising unemployment rates—are derailing economic growth and compounding heightened risks from other factors. Read more about the Goal of the Month here.