United Nations in Sierra Leone introduced the Sustainable Livelihoods Initiative that sought to dissuade young people from the mining sector, which is largely responsible for degrading the environment, to more sustainable agriculture in a bid to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
World TV Day is celebrated on 21 November each year in recognition of the impact television has on our lives and its potential to influence decision making. In 2019, the United Nations was proud to collaborate with the entertainment industry on three TV-related projects promoting the Sustainable Development Goals to young people and the young-at-heart around the world.
Increased community-based engagement seen as critical to build climate action and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals
New York, 19 July—With reports indicating that current efforts to [...]
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.
Internet Governance Forum Set to Explore Pathways to Harness New Technologies for Broader Prosperity
More than 3,000 participants, including high-level government officials, civil society leaders, private sector and internet policy experts, will gather in Paris, France, from 12 - 14 November to discuss international cooperation around issues such as fake news, the spread of disinformation, cybersecurity and privacy, big data, the Internet of Things, and their effects on society.
The United Nations announced today the launch of the SDG Media Compact, an initiative marking a new drive to advance awareness of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
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By Angelina Davydova, Kommersant, Russia The FIFA World Cup is [...]
A searchable online registry that outlines the actions, initiatives and [...]
The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres and World Bank Group [...]
UN-World Bank Group Joint Statement on Signing of a Strategic Partnership Framework for the 2030 Agenda
WASHINGTON, May 18, 2018 - The United Nations and the [...]
A new Fund to support UN activities that will help [...]