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21 июля, 08:00

INTERVIEW: Education, women's empowerment 'top priorities' for UN in India, says senior official

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To meet the challenges of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), India should prioritize women's empowerment and education, the United Nation's development chief in the country said.

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20 июля, 08:00

'A healthy planet' is birthday wish for UN development agency advocate and 'Game of Thrones' star

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As part of his 47th birthday celebrations, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Goodwill Ambassador and the actor playing the role of Jaime Lannister in the HBO series Game of Thrones, is calling on his friends, family and fans to help him raise funds to support UN climate action programmes.

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18 июля, 08:00

UN deputy chief highlights importance of public institutions in reaching development goals

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United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed today urged public institutions to embrace the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, reduce inequality and end tackle climate change.

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18 июля, 01:52

As ‘drivers’ of innovation, youth need skills and capacity – UN General Assembly President

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Underscoring the importance of well trained and capable youth to realize the opportunities offered by advances in technology and innovation, the President of the United Nations General Assembly today called for building their capacities to ensure that they can fulfil their potential as well as support sustainable development.

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17 июля, 23:44

FEATURE: Sustainable Development Goals through the lens of students

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Prize-winning photographs taken by students from around the world – currently exhibited at United Nations Headquarters in New York – encapsulate their own ideas and feelings about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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13 июля, 08:00

Tourism key to foster trade for least developed countries – UN-backed report

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A United Nations-backed report released today stressed the need for greater recognition of tourism as a key service export in order to attract technical assistance to the sector in least developed countries (LDCs).

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13 июля, 08:00

Leveraging ICTs critical to achieve Global Goals, UN highlights in new report

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Underscoring the importance of information and communication technologies (ICT) in today's world, the heads of over 20 United Nations agencies and offices have called for leveraging those technologies to “fast forward” implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

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12 июля, 00:31

Asia-Pacific moving in ‘wrong direction’ on some development targets, notes UN regional report

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Despite an impressive track record, the Asia-Pacific region will need to scale up development efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, the target envisioned, the United Nations development arm for the region has said.

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10 июля, 08:00

UN political forum opens with focus on eradicating poverty and forming partnerships

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Senior government representatives are at the United Nations today for the start of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development to track progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), two years after they were adopted.

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05 июля, 22:32

New UN report encourages African countries to harness growing tourism sector

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African governments should make it easier and safer for Africans to travel within the continent, the United Nations said in a new report released today, noting that tourism demand there is increasingly driven by Africans themselves.

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01 июля, 08:00

On International Day, UN promotes cooperative solutions for social inclusion

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Cooperatives help to build inclusive economies and societies, and can help to eliminate poverty and reach the other Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the head of the United Nations labour agency today said, marking the International Day of Cooperatives.

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28 июня, 21:59

‘Disproportionate emphasis’ on security would undercut sustaining peace in Sahel – UN deputy chief

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The United Nations deputy chief today stressed the need to “avoid a disproportionate emphasis on security” when carrying out a strategy to help Africa’s Sahel region achieve sustained peace and development.