24 Feb, 2016

We asked young people what sustainable living means to them. Here’s what they said.

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From UN SDGs The 17 Sustainable Development Goals have been adopted by all UN Member States. That’s great, but now what? Governments will be busy for the next 15 years working to achieve the goals, but that doesn’t mean all the work falls on them. The private sector, civil society organization and regular people can

24 Feb, 2016

1 Heart 1 Tree Goes Global: Forest Climate Action Via Your Smartphone

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From UNFCCC After beaming virtual trees onto the Eiffel Tower during the UN climate change conference in Paris last year, 1 Heart 1 Tree plans to embark on a global tour to transform some of the world’s most iconic monuments into forests of light. The global project, which is supported by the French Presidency of

24 Feb, 2016

Ban Ki-moon at camp in DR Congo: “We have to give hope to young people”

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From UN News Centre United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon reiterated his call for support from Member States to resolve such global humanitarian issues as the refugee and migrant crisis and ensuring human dignity for all, during a visit to a site hosting internally displaced persons (IDPs) in North Kivu, the Democratic Republic of the Congo