Investing in land restoration could not only help keep our planet [...]
Friday’s Daily Brief: Desertification summit, Dorian death toll rising, UN project eases Mali tensions, Yemen funding crisis, hope for Cameroon
A recap of Friday’s main stories: Desertification solutions can ease [...]
As the UN and other aid partners respond to huge [...]
Thursday’s Daily Brief: Facebook rallies against vaccination ‘fake news’, DPR Korea UN staff cuts call, Syria crop report, crisis funding and Dorian latest
A recap of Thursday’s stories: Facebook and WHO work together [...]
The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday welcomed Facebook’s pledge to ensure [...]
A new UN report on Thursday shows that while improved [...]
As the United Nations gears up for the September Climate [...]
An effort to reverse land degradation in the Philippines and boost sustainable agriculture as well as the livelihoods of farmers, is being supported by the UN Development Programme (UNDP).
Somalia’s 2019 cereal harvest is the poorest the country has [...]
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.
Around one-in-three young people across 30 countries say they have [...]
Subsistence farmers in Ghana are learning how to hold back [...]
On the second day of his visit to the Democratic [...]
UN chief appeals to G7 leaders for ‘strong commitment’ and political will to tackle climate emergency
People all over the world are calling for a shift [...]
United Nations chief António Guterres and senior members of the [...]
Two days after disembarking from her carbon-free yacht in New [...]
“Little undermines development like disaster,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres told [...]
After a two-week sail across the Atlantic, youth climate activist [...]
Europe has lost ground in eliminating measles, as the number of [...]
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.