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Progress, but not always equitable, says Sustainable Development Goals Report 2017

Progress, but not always equitable, says Sustainable Development Goals Report 2017

17.7.2017 – Implementation of the 17 goals for sustainable development has begun all over the world. The clock, however, is ticking, and the rate of progress must be speeded up in many areas if the targets for 2030 are to be met. 767 million people still live on less than 1.9... Read more

Concrete action to end Yemen conflict needed as cholera epidemic spreads

Concrete action to end Yemen conflict needed as cholera epid…

12 July 2017 – As the war in Yemen grinds on, the increasing battles of attrition are extracting a terrible toll ... Read more

Empowering young people to plan their families can boost developing nations

Empowering young people to plan their families can boost dev…

  Empowering young people to plan their families can help countries harness the `demographic dividend,’ the b... Read more

Youth let their voices be heard at the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

Youth let their voices be heard at the High-level Political …

The moment is finally here! The High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) starts in New York t... Read more

Ciné-ONU: Peace be upon you, Neighbour

Ciné-ONU: Peace be upon you, Neighbour

Imagine being forced to live in a refugee camp, leaving behind everything you have ever known, as a result of war i... Read more

Cine-ONU in Italy

Cine-ONU in Italy

Rome, 4 July, 2017 - UNRIC's Cine-ONU began a new chapter in Italy, when the Italian film "Slaves - the rout... Read more

Women’s rights at a global crossroads

Women’s rights at a global crossroads

4.7.2017 -  Women’s rights are facing an alarming backlash in many parts of the world, and it is criti... Read more

Insecurity, economic crisis, abuse and exploitation in Libya push refugees and migrants to Europe, new study reveals.

Insecurity, economic crisis, abuse and exploitation in Libya…

3 July 2017 - A study of refugee and migrant flows by the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has found that around ha... Read more

We Are the Tropics

We Are the Tropics

  29 June 2017 -  The tropics account for 40% of the total land area of the world, are host to 80% of th... Read more

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