With roadblocks continuing at the COP24 climate change conference over [...]
With around one in every 60 people across the world caught up in a crisis that requires urgent humanitarian assistance, the UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed told a top panel on the issue on Wednesday that maintaining a “fire-fighting approach is not sustainable” in the long term.
Universal health care for all, leaving no one behind, by [...]
Major organizations from the world of sport are joining an [...]
From Tuesday on, close to 100 Government ministers are due [...]
Uzbekistan’s success in becoming recognized as a malaria-free country by [...]
Businesses across the world should no longer be viewed solely [...]
Businesses around the world are exploring how they can advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), from putting in place sustainable practices to contributing to a better world as envisaged in the 2030 Agenda.
Efforts to mobilize the cash needed to ensure that climate [...]
As hundreds of decision-makers are gathering in Marrakech to agree [...]
Every year, trillions of dollars - equivalent to more than five percent of global GDP - are paid in bribes or stolen through corruption, the United Nations reported on the International Day which serves to highlight the pervasive crime, marked this Sunday.
Noting some progress in greening the global construction industry, the [...]
For the first time, more than half of the world’s population of nearly 8 billion will be using the internet by the end of 2018, the United Nations telecommunications agency announced on Friday.
Marking International Civil Aviation Day, the United Nations aviation agency, ICAO, is showcasing the socio-economic benefits and “tremendous” opportunities presented by the global journey towards sustainable development.
Costa Rica’s is taking the lead in promoting the socially-conscious [...]
As the transportation sector continues to be a major culprit [...]
Soil is a “treasure beneath our feet,” essential to human lives and well-being, a senior United Nations official has highlighted, warning, however, that this invaluable resource is under constant threat from the little-understood phenomenon of soil pollution.
Ambition, transformation, active citizenship: COP24 looks to next year’s big UN Climate Change Summit
With thousands gathered in Katowice, Poland, for the ‘COP24’ meeting [...]
The President of the UN General Assembly launched a new global call to action on Tuesday, to help end the scourge of plastic pollution in the ocean.
The power of sport to help make sustainable development a reality and, in particular, the 2030 Agenda – the United Nations’ blueprint to transform the world for the benefit of all – has been explicitly recognized by a General Assembly resolution, adopted at UN Headquarters on Monday.