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Our special guest, Amina J. Mohammed, the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, discusses the slow progress made in achieving the SDGs and the way forward.
The United Nations and Talent From the Angry Birds Movie 2 Join Forces on the ActNow Climate Campaign
The United Nations Department of Global Communications (DGC) is collaborating with Sony Pictures Entertainment and the UN Foundation in support of the UN ActNow climate campaign, a global call for citizen action on climate change.
The SDG Media Zone engages experts, innovators, content creators, young leader, and personalities to highlight actions and solutions in support of the Sustainable Development Goals. This is the wrap up of Day 1 of the Media Zone held during the High Level Political Forum.
The global response to realizing poverty and environmental goals agreed by world leaders in 2015 has not been “ambitious enough” according to the UN Secretary-General.
‘Act now with ambition and urgency’ to tackle the world’s ‘grave climate emergency’, UN chief urges UAE meeting
The world is facing “a grave climate emergency”, Secretary-General António Guterres told a climate meeting in Abu Dhabi on Sunday, urging all participants to “seize this opportunity to take bold climate action”.
The United Nations climate campaign ‘The People’s Seat’ received the gold award for PR in the category Sustainable Development Goals Lions on 19 June.
Tackling climate change, one bite at a time, UN enlists chefs to lead in campaign for sustainable food
Chefs from around the world will help support the United Nations's ActNow campaign by kicking off a food challenge on June 18, Sustainable Gastronomy Day. The Challenge aims to engage people in the global effort to tackle climate change through healthy and sustainable food choices.
Dina IONESCO, Head of the Migration, Environment and Climate Change Division of IOM, addresses the issue of migration in the context of climate change, where the status “climate refugees” fails to recognize a number of key aspects that define human mobility.
Cars have replaced bicycles as the primary means of transport in many Chinese cities but, with air pollution a major problem for the country, the bike is making a comeback, thanks to digital technology, and some 21st Century thinking.
Last year, Superintendent of Police Phyllis Osei from Ghana — serving with the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) — was awarded the United Nations Female Police Peacekeeper of the Year Award.
A new class of SDG Advocates was appointed today by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres. These 17 influential public figures are committed to raising awareness, inspiring greater ambition, and pushing for faster action on the SDGs
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Global Festival of Action wrapped up on the weekend, completing three days of inspirational exchanges, learning and co-creation by over 1,700 participants from over 150 countries, once again organized by the UN SDG Action Campaign.