Posts Tagged Sustainable Development Goals

International Women’s Day: Don’t Let Anyone Tell You How Far You Can Go…

BARCELONA, Mar 4 2019 (IPS) – The data – with its sexism and its gaps – shows us that many of the barriers girls experience are determined merely by their gender… Read the rest of this article at ipsnews.net: http://www.ipsnews.net/2019/03/international-womens-day-dont-let-anyone-tell-far-can-go/ Advertisements

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A Global Imperative: Empowering Women is Critical for World’s Economy & People…

WASHINGTON DC, Mar 1 2019 (IPS) – March 8 marks International Women’s Day, which provides a chance to reflect on the struggle for greater gender equality… Read the rest of this article at ipsnews.net: http://www.ipsnews.net/2019/03/global-imperative-empowering-women-critical-worlds-economy-people/

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LGBT Violence and Discrimination is “Disastrous”…

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 27 2018 (IPS) – Transgender and gender-diverse people are facing unprecedented levels of violence and discrimination around the world and states must act to ensure they are not left behind, said a United Nations rights expert… Read the article here at ipsnews.net: http://www.ipsnews.net/2018/10/lgbt-violence-discrimination-disastrous/

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Can Sustainable Development Co-Exist with Current Economic Growth?…

(Intro from enn.com) New research confronts the elephant in the room – the ‘trilemma’ of population growth, economic growth and environmental sustainability – and reveals the vast incompatibility of current models of economic development with environmental sustainability… Read the full article here: https://www.enn.com/articles/55338-can-sustainable-development-co-exist-with-current-economic-growth

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Food Sustainability, Migration, Nutrition and Women…

ROME, Jun 19 2018 (IPS) – We worry about how we can continue to put food on our tables; and yet one-third of food is never eaten, instead being lost or wasted… Read the article here at ipsnews.net: http://www.ipsnews.net/2018/06/food-sustainability-migration-nutrition-women/

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Wider Views for More Equal Societies…

ROME, May 2 2018 (IPS) – Inequalities are on the rise. Since 1980, 1% of the richest people have received double income than the 50% of the poorest. After several years of decline, hunger is also on the rise. The report on the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World estimates that the number of chronically undernourished […]

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Revving Up Green Growth | Inter Press Service

UNITED NATIONS, Apr 27 2018 (IPS) – While sustainable development may still seem elusive to some, a new initiative wants to pave a path for nations working towards a greener future… Source: Revving Up Green Growth | Inter Press Service

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How to Achieve Universal Goals, Strategically… 

An ipsnews.net United Nations report – http://www.ipsnews.net/2017/07/achieve-universal-goals-strategically/

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Human security approach ‘central’ to achieving sustainable development… 

News from the United Nations news centre, un.org – http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=57141#.WWFLSvwpCSw

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Europe Stands by Caribbean on Climate Funding… 

A Caribbean climate change news update from the Inter Press Service – http://www.ipsnews.net/2017/06/europe-stands-caribbean-climate-funding/

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United Nations News Centre – Key trends for infrastructure development and industrialization in spotlight at special UN meeting… 

(News from un.org) The President of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) told the body’s special meeting that infrastructure, industrialization and innovation are essential in global efforts to eradicate poverty as they enable growth and sustainable development… Read the report here: http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=56873#.WTFS-_wpCSw

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SDGs explained locally to think globally… 

Sustainable Development Goals, briefly SDGs, are the new signature solo of the United Nations until 2030. They are inspirational but not easy to realize…  Read more at MUNplanet.com: SDGs explained locally to think globally

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The SDGs One Year Later – Three Challenges in the Implementation of the 2030 Agenda… 

Patrick Paul Walsh (University College Dublin) discusses  the SDGs one year after their adoption and analyzes three important challenges for the implementation of the 2030 Development Agenda – from multistakeholder partnerships, to security and environmental dimensions… Read the article here at MUNplanet.com: The SDGs One Year Later – Three Challenges in the Implementation of the 2030 […]

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FAO launches an umbrella programme to support responsible investments in agriculture and food system… 

Upcoming FAO activity in relation to the UN SDG programme in Abu Dhabi, read about this activity here :FAO launches an umbrella programme to support responsible investments in agriculture and food system

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Climate Change Adaptation – Key to Reaching Zero Hunger in Latin America… 

Intro from ipsnews.net: Climate change is leading to major modifications in agricultural production in Latin America and the Caribbean, and if mitigation and adaptation measures of the productive system are not urgently adopted, threats to food security will be exacerbated. This could reverse the significant progress made in the region by means of plans to […]

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Caribbean: Rethinking Progress in Sustainable Development Era…

“United Nations Assistant Secretary General and UN Development Programme (UNDP) Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean…” Source ipsnews.net: Caribbean: Rethinking Progress in Sustainable Development Era

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Coral Reef Tourism in Danger as Reefs Struggle to Adapt to Warming…

A recent UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) report on world heritage sites in danger from climate change received widespread media attention after the Australian government requested the removal of a chapter on the Great Barrier Reef. However the Great Barrier Reef is not the only coral reef at risk from climate change. The report described […]

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Hunger a Matter of Global Security…

Summary (article from ipsnews.net): Food insecurity, at the heart of a great number of conflicts, should be considered a matter of world security if the international community wants to succeed in achieving long-lasting peace… Read the article here: Hunger, a Matter of Global Security

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