Here at the UN, staff donated enough winter clothes to fill six hampers during the “Coats for Cups” clothing drive, taking part in our Be the Change initiative where we encourage staff to 'walk the talk' to achieve the SDGs; in particular supporting progress on SDG Goal 12: Responsible Consumption and Production.
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.
In order to promote the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals [...]
During the week, staff will be encouraged to live more sustainably, by changing their consumption patterns, using active transport and buying local foods.