Sustainable Development

'I am counting on all youth to influence decisions in their countries'

The island nation of Fiji is presiding over the 23rd United Nations Climate Conference (or COP23). That means a key topic of discussion has been what …

Climate

Science and technology can help tackle key sustainable development challenges

Integrated science is essential to strengthen water management, sustainably use the oceans and tackle climate change, the head of the United Nations …

Sustainability

Despite constraints, foundation of sustainable development laid in country: PM

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that despite constraints, foundation of sustainable development has been laid in the country, reported …

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

GCRF New Models of Sustainable Development - Economic and Social Research Council

ESRC is investing £7 million for new research grants that qualify for funding from the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF).<p>This new call, New …

Sustainability

Gazprom workshop focuses on sustainability, environment protection

Russian gas company Gazprom recently conducted a workshop on its environmental protection programmes and sustainable development initiatives at its …

Sustainability

WMO Statement on State of Climate in 2017 - United Nations Sustainable Development

<b>2017 is set to be in top three hottest years, with record-breaking extreme weather</b><p><b>WMO report highlights impacts on human safety, well-being and</b> …

Climate Change

These Students Are Using Their Spring Breaks To Learn How To Save The World

Instead of partying in Cancun, they're using their time to get hands-on experience in environmental issues and sustainability.<p>Imagine if a young …

Lifestyle

U.N. is committed to partnership with Haiti that works

The United Nations was created to live up to the highest standards of humanity. To meet those ambitious ideals, the organization must continually …

Opinion

SDG Media Zone: SDGs in the classroom - United Nations Sustainable Development

19 Sep 2017 – Speakers: Riley Claremont, College of Charleston, Veronique Hutt, College of Charleston, Abby Grand, College of Charleston<br>Moderator: …

UN General Assembly

UN forum opens in Bahrain with focus on entrepreneurship for sustainable development

Also speaking at the opening, Hiroshi Kuniyoshi, the UNIDO Deputy Director General and Managing Director of External Relations and Field …

Sustainability

Blockchain Start-up Sun Exchange Clinches Deal with Dubai Solar Schools Initiative

South African-based blockchain start-up Sun Exchange, a sharing economy marketplace for solar power, has been selected as a financing partner for …

Renewable Energy

End Malnutrition

Almost every country in the world now faces a serious nutrition-related challenge whether stemming from undernutrition or overweight and obesity, …

Sustainability

SDG Media Zone: Leaving No One Behind - United Nations Sustainable Development

20 Sep 2017 – Ms. Arancha Gonzalez, (Executive Director, International Trade Centre), Ms. Tara Nathan, (EVP, Public Private Partnerships, …

UN General Assembly

SDG Media Zone: Youth in the Lead (A conversation with the young people changing global policy) - United Nations Sustainable Development

19 Sep 2017 – Speakers: Ms. Jayathma Wickramanayake, (UN Envoy on Youth), Ms. Hon. Bogolo Kenewendo, (Member of Parliament of Botswana), Ms. …

UN General Assembly

SDG Media Zone: Role Models for Change - United Nations Sustainable Development

22 Sep 2017 – Speakers: Ms. Mari Malek, (Refugee turned model and humanitarian, Kenneth Cole Courageous Class), Mr. Casil McArthur, (Trans male, …

UN General Assembly

SDG Media Zone: Girl Champions For Gender Equality - United Nations Sustainable Development

20 Sep 2017 – Speakers: Ms. Motshedisi (Tsidi) Likate, Ms. Mariam Samini, Ms. Mapenzi Changawa, Ms. Ryan Delaney<br>Moderator: Ms. Carolyn Miles, …

Gender

SDG Media Zone: The role of new media for achieving the SDGs - United Nations Sustainable Development

18 Sep 2017 – Speakers: Mr. Luis Enriquez, (CEO, Cultura Colectiva), Ms. Christy Tanner, (Senior Vice President & GM for Media Group, CBS News …

UN General Assembly

SDG Media Zone: Be Relentless - United Nations Sustainable Development

19 Sep 2017 – Speakers: Mr. Brad Riley, (Director of Be Relentless), Ms. Jessie Marrek, (Producer of Be Relentless)<br>Moderator: Rocio Franco, (United …

UN General Assembly

SDG Media Zone: Smart Cities - United Nations Sustainable Development

20 Sep 2017 – Speakers: Mr. Jerry Hultin, (Chairman, Smart Cities), Mr. Miguel Gamino, (Chief Technology Officer, City of New York), Mr. Jeffrey …

UN General Assembly

SDG Media Zone: The Digital Transformation of Social Impact - United Nations Sustainable Development

18 Sep 2017 – Speakers: Otto Berkes, (Co-Founder of the Xbox Chief Technology Officer, CA Technologies), Andrew Turner, (Chief Technology Officer, …

UN General Assembly

SDG Media Zone: Creating a new future - bridging marginalized communities into impact investing - United Nations Sustainable Development

22 Sep 2017 – Speakers: Mr. Zac Russell (Russell Family Foundation), Ms. Radhika Shah, (Co-President to Stanford Angels and Entrepeneurs)<br>Moderator: …

UN General Assembly

SDG Media Zone: One year on from the UN Summit for Refugees & Migrants - United Nations Sustainable Development

22 Sep 2017 – Speakers: Ms. Louise Arbour, (UN Special Envoy for International Migration)<br>Moderator: Ms. Alison Smale, (UN Under-Secretary-General for …

UN General Assembly

SDG Media Zone: Art and Advocacy - United Nations Sustainable Development

22 Sep 2017 – Speakers: Mr. Lauren Siegel, (Senior Manager, Spotify), Mr. Rocky Duwani, Ms. Madame Gandhi<br>Moderator: Ms. Chrysula Winegar, (Senior …

UN General Assembly

SDG Media Zone: Implementing the SDGs across all sectors - United Nations Sustainable Development

19 Sep 2017 – Speakers: Mr. Kevin Butt, (Chief, Environment Office, Toyota), Ms. Ambassador Dho Young-Shim, (SDG Advocate)<br>Moderator: Ms. Minh-Thu …

Sustainability

SDG Media Zone: The Future We Want in Virtually Reality - United Nations Sustainable Development

18 Sep 2017 – Speakers: Ms. Monique Marian, (BU Architect, Grimshaw Architects), Ms. Marina Gorbis, (Executive Director, Institute for the …

UN General Assembly

UNDP youth leadership and peacebuilding programme opens in Mogadishu, part of wider youth for peace initiative

<b>Mogadishu, 26th October 2017.</b> A week-long competitive UNDP Youth Leadership Programme (YLP) has started today in Mogadishu, which will see 30 young …

Africa

SDG Media Zone: Climate Goals - United Nations Sustainable Development

Speakers: Mr. Chris Gorrell Barnes, (founder, Blue Marine Foundation), Mr. Barry Parkin, (Chief Sustainability Officer, Mars), Ms. Katherine Keating, …

UN General Assembly

SDG Media Zone: Global Climate Action Agenda - United Nations Sustainable Development

21 Sep 2017 – Speakers: Mr. Inia Seruiratu, (Minister of Agriculture, Rural & Maritime Development and National Disaster Management, Fiji (Climate …

Climate

SDG Media Zone: The 2020 Opportunity - United Nations Sustainable Development

21 Sep 2017 – Speakers: Ms. Yassamin Ansari, (Strategy Coordinator, Mission 2020), Mr.Kevin Rabinovitch, (Global Sustainability Director, MARS),Ms. …

UN General Assembly

SDG Media Zone: What’s next for climate action? - United Nations Sustainable Development

21 Sep 2017 – Speakers: Ms. Patricia Espinosa, (Executive Secretary, UNFCCC)<br>Moderator: Mr. Gideon Lichfield, (Quartz)<p>The SDG Media Zone aims to …

Climate