Agenda 2030

Decades of development efforts undermined by pandemic – FAO report 

COVID-19 has set back progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), undermining decades of development efforts, according to a new report by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).  

Small-scale fisheries are key to “blue growth” of seas and oceans

Small-scale fisheries account for 90 per cent of all jobs in the industry worldwide and their so-called “blue growth” is essential to make fishing more sustainable.

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Inclusive peace requires “bottom-to-top” approach

Inclusive peace requires a “bottom-to-top” approach, a Nigerian peace activist said on the margins of a

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Women still "struggling" to reach high-level positions

The celebration of International Women’s Day on 8 March should remind the world that there is “still a long way to go” before gender equality is fully achieved.

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Development Goals awareness-raising in Algeria, aided by UN chief

A day devoted to raising awareness of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (

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Lack of electricity keeping Africa "in the dark"

A lack of electricity is keeping African communities and businesses literally “in the dark” although the continent has enormous energy resources, according to the World Bank.

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