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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.
Starting 18 March, over 2,500 delegates are gathering in Accra, Ghana, for Africa Climate Week. Ministers, policymakers, and non-Party stakeholders — from businesses to NGOs and from financial institutions to cities and academia — will discuss ways to advance climate action.
In the wake of Friday’s demonstrations by schoolchildren across the world against climate change inaction, the UN Secretary-General has said he understands their fears, but is hopeful for the future.
Humanity ‘at a crossroads’ as damage to planet poses growing risk to health, UN environment agency warns
Human activity is damaging the planet so badly, exacerbated by climate change, that it will increasingly put our health at risk, warns a major report from the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), released on Wednesday at the UN Environment Assembly, currently taking place in Nairobi.
Under the theme “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change”, the United Nations hosted its flagship event celebrating International Women’s Day on Friday to recognize unsung women from across the world, and encourage innovation to transform lives.
The World Youth Report focuses on youth education and employment, and explores the complex challenges facing the largest generation of youth the world has ever seen.
The SDG Book Club, launching in April 2019, will be based on a reading list of titles aimed at children age 6-12, to teach them about the importance of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Storytelling is a powerful communications tool that helps children remember lessons and virtues that they will use in everyday life. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) can be complex and diverse topics to teach children – an audience that are our greatest hope in achieving them.
The renowned broadcaster Sir David Attenborough has announced the United Nations’ launch of a new campaign enabling individuals the world over to unite in actions to battle climate change.
Nations must triple efforts to reach 2°C target, concludes annual review of global emissions, climate action
Global emissions are on the rise as national commitments to combat climate change come up short.
#TakeYourSeat at the UN Climate Change Conference: a way for all people to join the global conversation
To bring the voice of the people to the upcoming Climate Change Conference in Poland (known by the shorthand 'COP 24', from 2 to 14 December), the United Nations has launched the ‘People’s Seat’ initiative.
Levels of heat-trapping greenhouse gases in the atmosphere have reached another new record high, according to a report issued on Thursday by the United Nations weather agency.