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Sustainable Development Goals

Can trade deliver the UN’s 2030 agenda?

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); by Amina Mohammed | United Nations Trade can be a source of prosperity, new ideas and shared values and ambitions. Today, the world strives to harness globalization...

FAO Director-General on role of rural women in freeing the world from hunger and...

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Rural women and girls are key agents of change to free the world from hunger and extreme poverty, said FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today at a...

Trump’s climate policies could turn Earth into Venus- British physicist Stephen Hawking

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); British physicist Stephen Hawking said U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement could lead to "irreversible" climate change and turn the Earth into...

Shell welcomes report on climate-related transparency

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell) has welcomed the final recommendations set out in a report published by the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). The...

EU-African Union, reaffirm commitment to the Implementation of the Paris Agreement

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The European Union and the African Union have re-reaffirmed their strong commitment to full implementation of the Paris agreement, and called on all partners to keep up...

UN calls for more women in science to do science for women

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development (UN CSTD) concluded its twentieth session on the evening of 12 May with countries reaffirming its role...

Our World Under Threat: Forging A Better Future Together

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); By José María Vera Villacián and Winnie Byanyima Oxfam defends human rights and fights for a world without poverty and extreme inequality because it’s the right...

Two billion people globally drinking water contaminated with faeces

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Against the backdrop of almost two billion people around the world relying on sources of drinking-water contaminated with faeces, the United Nations has called on countries to...

Brainstorming workshop on the access of local and regional governments in Africa to Climate...

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The Pan-African organization United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) , shall organize on 7th April , 2017 in Rabat (Morocco), a workshop on access...

108m people globally food insecure – situation worsening

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Despite international efforts to address food insecurity, around 108 million people in the world were severely food insecure in 2016, a dramatic increase compared with 80 million...