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Closing the gender digital divide has the potential to [...]
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).
In the spirit of solidarity and to highlight the contribution of sports towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the United Nations and Tokyo 2020 are working together to promote the SDGs through the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
More than 8 million tonnes of plastics enter the world’s oceans each year, and of this, Indonesia contributes 1.29 million tonnes, making it the second-largest plastic polluter to the world’s oceans. The Indonesian government has pledged to reduce its output of plastic into the oceans by 70 percent by 2025.
Some African nations lead the world’s e-money businesses. Several are finding that leaving notes and coins behind is not only improving efficiency, safety and transparency, but it is also helping many people leave poverty behind. In 2018, the Senegalese government launched a payment digitization agenda to promote financial and social inclusion through tech.
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.
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.
The rate of child marriage in Montenegro is low – around 1% of the total population – however, the percentage is significant within the Roma and Egyptian communities. According to 2013 data almost one of three girls aged 15-19 from these communities is married.