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  • Progress, but not always equitable, says Sustainable Development Goals Report 2017

    17.7.2017 – Implementation of the 17 goals for sustainable development has begun all over the world. The clock, however, is ticking, and the rate of progress must be speeded up in many areas if the targets for 2030 are to be met. 767 million people still live on less than 1.9 dollars a day, and 793 million routinely go hungry. These […]

  • Concrete action to end Yemen conflict needed as cholera epidemic spreads

    12 July 2017 – As the war in Yemen grinds on, the increasing battles of attrition are extracting a terrible toll on the country’s women, men and children, senior United Nations officials told the Security Council, calling for concrete action to end the fighting.“The country is not suffering from a single emergency but a number of […]

  • Empowering young people to plan their families can boost developing nations

      Empowering young people to plan their families can help countries harness the `demographic dividend,’ the boost in economic productivity that occurs when there are more people in the workforce relative to the number of people outside of it. With current estimates indicating that about 83 million people are born every […]

  • Youth let their voices be heard at the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

    The moment is finally here! The High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) starts in New York today. The HLPF is the essential global forum for reviewing successes, challenges and lessons learned in achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), to create a […]

  • Ciné-ONU: Peace be upon you, Neighbour

    Imagine being forced to live in a refugee camp, leaving behind everything you have ever known, as a result of war in your home country? Most of us cannot imagine such a life, but the United Nations gave – Chris Temple and Zach Ingrasci– the rare opportunity to live among 85,000 uprooted refugees in Jordan's Za'atari camp. Their […]


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