SDGs

World could see Sustainable Energy for All by 2030

The goal to provide more than a billion of the world’s poorest people with clean energy could be achieved in our lifetime.

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Developing countries look to Dubai for “inspiration”

Developing nations are looking to Dubai for “inspiration” on how to make the UN global agenda for sustainable development a reality, the Director of the UN South-South Cooperation has said.

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UN Gender Focus: New Urban Agenda, Yazidis and Haiti hurricane response

New Urban Agenda guarantees rights of women and girls

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New Urban Agenda guarantees rights of women and girls

The rights of women and girls to enjoy full equality, living in safe and sustainable cities, are “guaranteed” under the New Urban Agenda adopted this week at the UN’s Habitat III conference.

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Development “used to break my heart:” GA chief on Quito walkabout

The rush to leave the countryside for cities in the past used to leave the current President of the UN General Assembly feeling heartbroken.

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Improved data collection key to solving gender issues

Improved data collection on issues girls face across the world, can provide a better understanding of their lives and help to solve their problems according to the UN Population Fund (UNFPA).

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Individual responsibility for SDGs key message to take back to Guyana

The individual responsibility of all people to make the Sustainable Development Goals or

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“Innovative” technology helps rural education in Bangladesh

The “innovative” use of technology is helping to boost rural education in Bangladesh according to the founder of a school who has been nominated as a UN Young Leader for the

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Ugandan slum-dweller becomes UN “change-maker”

A young Ugandan entrepreneur who grew up in a slum has been chosen to act as a United Nations “change-maker” to promote better sanitation and waste management.

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UN and Africa: focus on Timbuktu, Somalia and SDGs

Welcome for ruling against Mali's Timbuktu desecrator

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