A new class of SDG Advocates was appointed today by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres. These 17 influential public figures are committed to raising awareness, inspiring greater ambition, and pushing for faster action on the SDGs
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Global Festival of Action wrapped up on the weekend, completing three days of inspirational exchanges, learning and co-creation by over 1,700 participants from over 150 countries, once again organized by the UN SDG Action Campaign.
Looking beyond the promises of Agenda 2030, Global Festival participants commit to concrete action for the Sustainable Development Goals
Bonn, 6 MAY 2019 | The third edition of the [...]
A landmark new report from the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) warns that nature is declining globally at rates unprecedented in human history – and the rate of species extinctions is accelerating, with grave impacts on people around the world now likely.
The global community gathered at the opening of the SDG Global Festival of Action in Bonn, Germany, today to reiterate its commitment to accelerate action on the Sustainable Development Goals.
In this edition of Stories from the Field, we look at how the organization VeryNile develops eco-friendly solutions to remove trash from the river Nile.
Goal of the Month | Exclusive Interview with Nadia Murad, Nobel Peace Prize winner and Goodwill Ambassador
In an exclusive interview, Nadia Murad, Goodwill Ambassador for the Dignity of Survivors of Human Trafficking, talks about the resilience of victimized communities, and the support they need to rebuild their lives.
The SDG Global Festival of Action will bring together more than 1,500 political decision-makers, activists, experts, business leaders and creatives from over 130 countries at the World Conference Centre in Bonn, Germany from 2 to 4 May 2019.
In this edition of Stories from the Field, we highlight actions in the Middle East and Brazil to see how young people are making a difference in helping achieve the SDGs.
Dates and locations for two major events on the 2019 international climate change calendar have been confirmed today: Latin America & Caribbean Climate Week will take place from 19 to 23 August in Salvador, Brazil; while Asia-Pacific Climate Week will be held from 2 to 6 September in Bangkok, Thailand.
Chile will be the host of the world’s most important climate change event, bringing together 196 countries, the European Union, and various environmental organizations. It is hoped that the event will achieve tougher and more ambitious commitments to protection of the planet.
The SDG Media Zone engages influencers, innovators and youth leaders in lively discussions on how young people are actively working to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
Youth leaders, gathered at the two-day Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum, voiced alarm that 11 years before the 2030 deadline, progress on the Sustainable Development Goals remains slow, including on climate change – the greatest challenge of the world of today and tomorrow.
Held on the sidelines of the ECOSOC Youth Forum, the SDG Media Zone engages influencers, innovators and youth leaders in lively discussions on how young people are actively working to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
On 8 and 9 April, nearly 1,000 youth advocates from around the world are expected to meet with government ministers and officials at the United Nations this month to advance the role of young people in implementing of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
A shift to a greener economy could create 24 million new jobs globally by 2030 if the right policies are put in place, says the International Labour Organization (ILO).
The New York Yankees baseball organization has made a strong play for a sustainable future by signing the UN Sports for Climate Action Framework.
The ability of African countries to deliver on, and increase, their Nationally Determined Contributions depends on adequate investment, according to participants attending Africa Climate Week, which took place in Accra, Ghana from 18 to 22 March.
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Agreement at 52nd session of the UN Commission on Population and Development calls for strengthening implementation of the International Conference on Population and Development Programme of Action, adopted 25 years ago in Cairo.