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Youth advocates demand immediate action to address urgent challenges

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.

2019-04-11T19:47:21-04:0010 Apr 2019|Featured, News, Press material, Youth|

UN Youth Forum: Largest gathering of young people at the United Nations

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).

2019-04-11T19:44:22-04:0006 Apr 2019|News, Youth|

Earth Hour 2019

To signal the United Nations’ continued support for climate action, the Organization will participate in Earth Hour, a global lights-off event coordinated by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and other volunteer organizations, on Saturday, 30 March from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. local time.

2019-03-29T17:03:39-04:0029 Mar 2019|News, VIDEO: Goal 13 - Climate change|

Global Development Challenges on SDG implementation – meeting of the UN High-Level Advisory Board

The UN High-Level Advisory Board (HLAB) on Economic and Social Affairs – a group of former Heads of State, Senior Government officials, Nobel Laureate and other eminent experts on economic and social policies – will meet for its third meeting at the UN headquarters in New York on 11-12 March 2019.

2019-03-11T12:24:23-04:0011 Mar 2019|Press material, Sustainable Development Agenda|

International Women’s Day: Empowering more women decision-makers ‘essential’, says Guterres

Under the theme “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change”, the United Nations hosted its flagship event celebrating International Women’s Day on Friday to recognize unsung women from across the world, and encourage innovation to transform lives.

2019-03-08T14:33:26-04:0008 Mar 2019|Featured, Goal 5: Gender equality|