Solidarity across generations is vital for sustainable development, UN special event hears

The wisdom, experience, energy and ideals of the old and the young are vital to realizing the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said today, stressing that they together can help break the cycles of poverty that have lasted for generations.

2018-04-22T11:51:10-04:0001 Aug 2017|News, Youth|

World’s Top Advertising Groups Come Together with Google to Mobilize Gen Z Around the Sustainable Development Goals

The Common Ground alliance, in partnership with Google, today announced the launch of “The Common Future Project,” a first-of-its-kind initiative aimed at driving widespread awareness and action among young people in support of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted at the United Nations in 2015.

2018-04-22T11:52:08-04:0014 Jun 2017|News, Youth|

UN stresses need to anticipate changes in world’s population age structure to achieve Sustainable Development Goals

Changes in age structure of human populations are taking place worldwide, with major implications for sustainable development policies, highlights 50th session of the UN Commission on Population and Development

More than $2B pledged for well-being of women, children, adolescents

The pledges, made by long-standing and new partners in the Every Woman Every Child movement, are part of new commitments in support of the the Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents' Health.

El Niño puts more than 26 million children at risk in Eastern and Southern Africa – UNICEF

One of the strongest El Niño events ever recorded has placed the lives of 26.5 million children at risk of malnutrition, water shortages and disease in ten countries in Eastern and Southern Africa, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has reported.

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