sustainable development

Young students getting better at reading, finds international study

Reading literacy levels are on the rise across the globe, giving young students a set of strong skills to serve them in their futures as well as contributing to the implementation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), in particular those related to inclusive and quality education.

Antalya: South-South Development Expo closes with strengthened cooperation to achieve Global Goals

The Global South-South Development Expo (GSSD) wrapped up on Thursday in Antalya, Turkey, with delegations from dozens of countries, key international organizations, and United Nations agencies reaffirming their commitment to strengthening partnerships and cooperation agreements to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Four billion people have no social security protection - UN labour agency

More than half of the global population – some four billion people – have no social security protection, UN labour experts said on Wednesday.

Antalya: South-South cooperation can spur great humanitarian, development impact – UN relief official

With actors from the Global South increasingly among the frontline responders in fragile and protracted crises, fully leveraging the comparative advantage of South-South cooperation has the potential to have great humanitarian and development impact, a senior United National relief official said Wednesday.

Antalya: South-South cooperation offers major opportunities to support vulnerable countries – UN official

As the most vulnerable countries continue to face serious development challenges, South-South cooperation offers enormous opportunities and potential to effectively support them in accelerating progress on implementing globally agreed goals, a senior United Nations official has said.

Antalya: UN launches new initiative to empower and train young leaders in Global South

A new UN partnership that will empower young leaders in the global South to become agents of change was launched Tuesday during the Global South-South Development Expo 2017 in Antalya, Turkey.

Partnerships ‘the only way’ to tackle global challenges, says UN industrial development chief

The Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization’s (UNIDO) was reappointed for a second term on Monday as the 17th UNIDO General Conference opened in Vienna, Austria.

Antalya: Solutions to today’s development challenges exist in the Global South, stresses UN official

Solutions to today’s critical development challenges exist in the Global South, and every country – large or small, emerging economy or least developed – has something to offer to the world, a senior United Nations official said today, as the 2017 Global South-South Cooperation Expo opened in Antalya, Turkey.

Antalya: UN-backed fund combatting poverty and hunger across Global South launches annual report

Three countries at the forefront of South-South cooperation and some $33 million in contributions are helping 15 of the world’s least developed countries advance towards achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

UN expo to highlight vital role of South-South cooperation in achieving Global Goals

A United Nations expo next week in Turkey is set to highlight the critical role of South-South cooperation in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), in light of the vast array of knowledge, skills, expertise and resources that is, and can further be, shared among developing countries.