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Beyonce has leant her song “Freedom” to the Global Goals film #FreedomForGirls.
Let's go back 4 years to the WEF in 2013, Christine Lagarde, Head of the International Monetary Fund, warned us all that
The Group on Earth Observations, a Geneva-based partnership of 103 member governments and 106 participating organizations
After eight years as Ambassador to the UN, I see little genuine appetite for reform of the Security Council.
Fundamentally, IT can transform our approach to sustainable business, enabling us to democratize sustainability as something
It is because of this proven track record of success that cities had a critical role to play at the COP21 climate negotiations
More than 124 million children and adolescents around the world are out of school, while more than 250 million children who are in classrooms cannot read and write, unequipped with necessary skills to succeed in school and in life.
Dalberg, a global development platform, asked thought leaders from around the world to make 17 Big Bets about our world in
'The Role of the Rivers Youth in Eradicating Poverty and Achieving Sustanable Development through Sustainable Consumption
© Stephan Gladieu / World Bank Governments around the world are looking for economic growth and job creation. African economies
U.N. member states agreed last September to 17 goals to tackle the world’s most troubling problems such as inequality, poverty and climate change.
The world is a beautiful place, but somehow it seems that humankind's presence here has done more harm than good.
Photo Credit: Katherine J. Wynne In the face of enduring global imparity between the genders, the United Nations' Commission
Think of what, for example, Cambodia, Rwanda, and Mali could learn from each other in deploying culture to help recovery from conflict. These countries all understand the value of culture in fostering peace, harmony, and economic development.
In developed and developing countries alike (although the trend is more noteworthy in rich countries) the poorest half of the population often controls less than 10 per cent of wealth.
Eva has started a petition in her village. At the launch of the campaign she said, "I would like to see safe and sustainable
Ending epidemics that affect the lives of millions of people in low-income and middle-income countries is one of the smartest investments anyone can make to create opportunity, promote social justice and foster growth and security.
Mosquito-borne parasites know no borders, as the Zika virus in Latin America has reminded us this year. While the impact of Zika is still being assessed, we know that malaria kills hundreds of thousands of people a year, most of them young children. Malaria is a preventable and treatable disease, and we are determined to end it.
Goal 4 of the SDGs was a unique goal focused purely on education. This is the first time such a standalone education goal has been set and ratified.