Embracing adaptation and mitigation measures through water is a win-win-win proposal. It benefits sustainable water resources management and the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation.
Organizations, partnered with the corporate sector and individual citizens at the local level, can significantly reduce plastic pollution around the world.
Sahel: Art and Empires on the Shores of the Sahara, an exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, examines—indeed celebrates—an important and relatively unfamiliar artistic legacy.
The work of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and other major wildlife and biodiversity conventions shows that implementing a global framework for conservation can yield results for human development.
The promise of the data revolution has not been oversold, but the investment needed to build robust, validated models tends to be glossed over.
One of the most overlooked drivers of sustainable development is local finance, particularly in the context of developing countries and least developed countries (LDCs). When you consider the actual practice or mechanics behind the achievement of sustainable development, it becomes immediately clear that local governance is essential.
When I founded Girls Who Code, it was because I understood that STEM jobs had the power to lift entire families into the middle class and transform our modern-day technologies and economies.
Today, we see a great opportunity in the World Urban Forum to refocus priorities and exchange knowledge about innovative practices to advance the sustainable development of cities, not just locally but around the world.
Ultimately, the Tenth Session of the World Urban Forum will be an important milestone event in the lead-up to 2030. We intend to establish as its most lasting legacy the opportunity to transform advocates into participants and policy into practice.
Inge Auerbacher recounts her experience as a Holocaust survivor, and describes her lifelong mission to educate people about the dangers of intolerance and the importance of love.
Leaving no one behind is not a numbers game, but one that calls for re-evaluating and reimagining what education means and provides. This year’s International Day celebrates precisely how learning can empower people, foster peace, build shared prosperity and protect a fragile planet.
Education is the key to peace and prosperity, and the foundation of equality. Lack of education in many regions of the world is one of today’s greatest travesties and a major contributor to conflict, inequity and poverty.
As the race for universal energy access picks up pace, here are five ways renewable energy can help protect quality healthcare for the world’s poorest.
Impunity is complacency, and words without action inflict the same harm and suffering as the perpetrators of mass atrocities and sexual violence. All people are equal and entitled to the same human rights, and we must challenge the notion that certain groups matter more than others.
The Global 16 Days Campaign is underpinned by feminist values, human rights principles and the belief that a world without violence is possible.