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New UN book club helps children deal with global issues

For children in Chad, getting an education can involve manual labour. That’s because, every year, there’s a chance that the rainy season will destroy their school, and they will have to join their teachers in rebuilding it. This is the story recounted in the children’s book “Rain School”, which is on the reading list of the UN's SDG Book Club.

2019-09-04T09:10:59-04:0004 Sep 2019|News|

Partnerships with civil society and youth ‘essential’ for a future that leaves no one behind: General Assembly President

Partnerships with civil society and youth are essential to achieving the goals of key UN-backed international agreements, such as the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and the Paris Agreement on climate change, María Fernanda Espinosa, the President of the United Nations General Assembly, told delegates at the UN Civil Society Conference on Wednesday. 

2019-08-28T19:02:13-04:0028 Aug 2019|News|