In the context of the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers (29 May 2022), the UN Chronicle talks with Mr. Stéphane Jean, a Judicial Officer and Coordinator in the United Nations Department of Peace Operations, abiout his work and the Organization's renewed efforts to bring to justice perpetrators of crimes committed against peacekeepers, including the crime of murder.
Work, education, leisure, socializing and so many other activities take place in the digital space—wouldn’t we want to continue accessing all of the benefits of such technology as we get older?
Sustainable urbanization with affordable housing, featured in Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 11, is foundational to family formation and family life, impacting the health and well-being of family members.
At the workplace level, a strong culture of occupational safety and health is one in which the right to a safe and healthy working environment is valued and promoted by both management and workers.
Ensuring the Safety and Security of Nuclear Facilities in Ukraine: The Crucial Role of the International Atomic Energy Agency
Ultimately, the safety and security of nuclear power plants is about the safety and security of people—the people who work at the plants, the people who live around them, the people who rely on them for their electricity.
Resistance to the oppression of slavery and ethnic colonialism has made the Caribbean a principal site of freedom politics and democratic desire.
Scientific evidence collected for decades indicates that climate mitigation, especially through reducing fossil fuel consumption and halting deforestation, is vital to ensuring the long-term welfare of humankind and the biosphere.
Placing sustainability at the centre of our mission to integrate research and knowledge production, excellence in teaching and engagement with public as well private entities presents a genuine opportunity to “think and do” the SDGs at NC State.
Girls who experience leadership when they are young are more likely to feel confident taking the lead as they mature. How leadership is presented, experienced, modelled and discussed has a big impact on the extent to which girls can see themselves as leaders or recognise and tackle gender bias.
There can be no real recovery from this pandemic without a broad-based labour market recovery. And to be sustainable, this recovery must be based on the principles of decent work—including health and safety, equity, social protection and social dialogue.
Ecosystem restoration offers the opportunity to effectively halt and reverse degradation, improve ecosystem services and recover biodiversity.
Chronicle Conversation: Stéphane Jean, 18 May 2022
Lyubov Ginzburg of the UN Chronicle interviews fifteen-year-old environmental activist Aditya Mukarji on the problem of plastic pollution and the first-ever United Nations Youth Climate Action Summit. 22 September 2019, New York
This issue focuses on new technologies and their potential benefits for humanity as well as their expanding use in advancing the 2030 Agenda. It explores the promise of our digital age, while posing important questions about where these technologies are leading us, and how their misuse could also lead to increased inequality and conflict.
This issue focuses on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, a plan of action for people, planet and prosperity, which commits United Nations Member States to work towards a sustainable future for all. The articles, by Senior Officials of the United Nations system, examine the Organization’s lead role in advancing the 2030 Agenda, and in promoting peace, social equality and human rights.
The global economic recovery is facing significant headwinds amid new waves of COVID-19 infections, persistent labour market challenges, lingering supply-chain challenges and rising inflationary pressures. After expanding by 5.5 per cent in 2021, the global output is projected to grow by only 4.0 per cent in 2022 and 3.5 per cent in 2023, according to the United Nations World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) 2022.
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