Air Pollution hurts the planet with increasingly deadly effects on life, the United Nations Environment warns, calling on countries to take measures to usher in a greener, cleaner and more sustainable future.
A quick guide on why gender equality matters and what we can do to empower all women and girls for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world.
On the occasion of the International Women’s Day, UN Video is pleased to send you a video message from the United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres.
"Yalla Let's Bike" (Come on Let's Bike) is an initiative that aims to defy traditional gender roles, combat overcrowded streets, and promote cycling as a healthy and eco-friendly mode of transportation.
The air we breathe, the water we drink and the food we eat all rely on biodiversity.
This official PSA for UN World Wildlife Day 2019 was produced by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) in collaboration with the CITES Secretariat and UNDP.
School lunches in Germany are changing. From traditional meat-heavy meals, students are being served a more expansive selection of vegetarian options. The idea is simple: getting kids eat healthier and more sustainable meals while reducing carbon footprints of the schools’ food services.
Amélie Jézabel Mariage, United Nations Young Leader for the SDGs and Co-founder of Aprendices Visuales
United Nations Young Leader for the SDGs Amélie Jézabel Mariage discusses her inspiration in advocating for children's rights to access inclusive education, adding that “innovation in education is a proven path to inclusion and a bridge to opportunity.”
I believe that educating and empowering young people everywhere, to become effective and productive members of society, is essential for sustainable growth and development.
Dr. Alaa Maurabit spoke on women’s inclusion at the Ukraine House Davos panel ‘Trailblazing Activists: Female Profiles in Courage.’
As the World Economic Forum opens in Davos, Switzerland, United Nations Global Compact encourages economic leaders to integrate sustainable development in their business models.
Prime Minister Solberg landed in New Delhi for a three-day visit to collaborate on the ocean economy and enhance joint sustainable development goal (SDG) action by Norway and India.
Alaa Murabit and Jeffery Sachs speak at Human Rights Council meeting on Human Rights and the 2030 Agenda
Speaking in Geneva at a meeting "Human Rights and the 2030 Agenda: Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality", UN SDG Advocates Dr. Alaa Murabit and Professor Jeffery Sachs discussed the synergies between human rights and the 2030 Agenda.
Learning to understand our forests and providing children with a foundation to better understand their importance is a critical step to safeguarding natural resources for future generations.
UN Free & Equal Brazil Equality Champion and LGBTI activist Liniker calls on the rights of the LGBTI community to be respected, saying that “we are a part of humanity, and this must be acknowledged.”
Sharing his own experience, UN SDG Youth Leader [...]
Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus talks about how entrepreneurship helps reduce inequality, and the importance of unleashing the entrepreneurial capacity of women.
Facing the increasing impacts of climate change, Rwanda stands as one of the first countries to establish a national environment and climate change investment funds in Africa—the Rwanda Green Fund—which has already invested more than $40 million in sustainable wealth creation and poverty reduction.
Goal of the Month | Exclusive Interview with Lise Kingo, CEO and Executive Director of UN Global Compact
Heading the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative, UN Global Compact’s CEO & Executive Director Lise Kingo shares her message to CEOs ahead of the World Economic Forum, encouraging a sustainable business model that reduces inequalities, and builds a sustainable future for all.
The global fashion sector on Monday (10 Dec) significantly increased momentum to address climate change by launching the Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action. Under the auspices of UN Climate Change, leading fashion brands, retailers, supplier organizations, and others, including a major shipping company, have agreed to collectively address the climate impact of the fashion sector across its entire value chain.