East River clean up on Friday, June 8 This Friday, [...]
Be the Change week 4-8 June 2018, UN Headquarters [...]
The President of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly, Mr. Peter Thomson, joined staff on a tour of the United Nations Food Gardens this week to learn more about urban agriculture and locally-sourced food. The event, organized as part of the “Be the Change for SDGs Week”, showcased the composting efforts and healthy food growing taking place on the grounds of the Secretariat Building. It also touched on the need to raise awareness about food security.
The President of the General Assembly, Peter Thomson, was on hand to officially welcome three colonies of honeybees to UN Headquarters as part of the UN’s ongoing greening efforts.
In order to promote the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals [...]
Here's a list of the restaurants that commit to participate in the UN's Be the Change week and allow customers to bring their own containers for food and drinks.
During the week, staff will be encouraged to live more sustainably, by changing their consumption patterns, using active transport and buying local foods.
The UNICEF Conversations with Thought Leaders series recently welcomed Colin Beavan, author of “No Impact Man,” a memoir about his efforts toward living a carbon-impact free existence for one year, and Eva Mennel, Director of the UNICEF Department of Human Resources.
As the Paris Agreement begins, the SDG Fund and UNDP Goodwill Ambassadors the Roca brothers launch a sustainable cooking contest: #Recipe4Change
Calling it an "audacious, historic and transformative expedition," Ban Ki-moon visited the Solar Impulse aircraft as it awaited the next leg of its worldwide, solar-powered journey.
Staff and visitors at the United Nations Headquarters in New York picked up tips on composting, beekeeping, gardening, and other sustainable living ideas from more than 30 vendors
While migratory birds--which include eagles, storks and cranes--are struggling, there are things we can do to help.
In honor of Earth Day, the UN Deputy Secretary-General and President of the General Assembly lead a team in planting a tree in the UN Food Garden.
We spoke with Bram Gunther, co-director of the New York City Urban Field Station, to find out what we can do to help our parks and forests.
Here are actions you can take to encourage living in a way that's sustainable for wildlife and reduce demand for illegal products.