The UN World Food Programme (WFP) has launched a Fighting Famine campaign to warn about the severe food crisis that puts 20 million people at risk of dying of hunger in South Sudan, Somalia, Yemen and the northeast of Nigeria. In these places, 1.4 million children are suffering from severe malnutrition and their lives are at risk. To support the campaign, visit: www1.wfp.org/fighting-famine. (Read more...)
The Solutions Summit, led by the UN Foundation, the UN Non-Governmental Liaison Service (UN-NGLS) and the Global Innovation Exchange, invites individuals and groups who are developing innovative solutions that address the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to submit their project to be considered for inclusion in the Summit, which will take place at the UN headquarters in New York during the UN General Assembly high-level week in September. The deadline to submit a solution is August 24, 2017. (Read more...)
An independent panel reviewing the effectiveness of the UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) has proposed the program be recast as the UN's "urban champion," including through the establishment of a coordinating mechanism to complement its work and convene all UN agencies and partners on urban sustainability. (Read more...)
On August 1, the UN Department of Public Information (DPI) and NGO/DPI Executive Committee co-hosted the event, "Intergenerational Dialogues on the Sustainable Development Goals," at the UN in New York to raise awareness of the value that youth and older persons can bring to the implementation of the SDGs. (Read more...)
If the world is to eradicate poverty, address climate change and build peaceful, inclusive societies for all by 2030, greater efforts are needed to accelerate progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), according to a new UN report. (Read more...)
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