City bosses are “the world’s first responders to the climate [...]
A staggering 1.5 million people died from tuberculosis (TB) last [...]
A sustainable future for all is unlikely unless globalization benefits all children, their families and communities, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in his message for the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, on Friday.
Friday’s Daily Brief: Day of the Girl Child, mayors lead on climate emergency, Turkey Syria offensive, new statelessness pledges, extremism in social media
Our top stories for Friday: Day of the Girl Child [...]
Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Soaring obesity rates, sustainable development funding alliance, new UN office to support Haiti
A recap of Wednesday’s main stories: Poor global diets triggering [...]
In a bid to scale up investment efforts to reach sustainable development targets, the Secretary-General on Wednesday convened the first meeting of a new UN-backed corporate alliance to discuss plans for spending on sustainability, likely to be in the trillions of dollars.
Eating food high in starch, sugar, fats and salt; combined [...]
Tuesday’s Daily Brief: UNICEF child health report, Peacekeeping operations end in Haiti, Syria-Turkey latest, Haitian migrants deported from Bahamas
A recap of Tuesday’s stories: Millions of children undernourished and [...]
UN, European Union and Smurfs team up for global beach clean-up campaign in support of Sustainable Development Goals
Marine litter is both a global and a local challenge. Across the world, an estimated eight million tonnes of plastic waste end up in our oceans every year. Overall, 80% of all marine litter comes from land-based sources.
Across the globe, at least one-in-three children under-five are malnourished [...]
There is a strong economic case for climate resilience and [...]
With one-third of food produced for human consumption lost or [...]
With Typhoon Hagibis causing destruction and loss of life in [...]
People across the world need to embrace “fundamental change” in [...]
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has launched a $10 [...]
Donors have pledged just over $14 billion for the next [...]
Efforts to eradicate the deadly Ebola epidemic in eastern Democratic [...]
Worldwide, 800,000 people die by suicide each year - one every [...]
Recent positive trends could help transform the Democratic Republic of [...]
More than a third of women surveyed across four lower-income countries, reported being mistreated during [...]