Sustainable Development

May 11, 2019

Optos receives queen’s award for its California Device

It is the third time that the equipment manufacturer has been awarded the accolade Equipment manufacturer Optos has today (23 April) received a 2019 Queen’s Award […]
May 11, 2019

An expert in geography and sustainable development explains the surprisingly dark side of the tiny house movement

  Tiny houses are everywhere. They’ve received heavy coverage in the media and there are millions of followers on dozens of pages on social media. While there is no census for these homes, they […]
May 11, 2019

Luxury sector meets the humanitarian sector: ‘La Bouche Rouge’ takes action in Togo

What if the luxury sector aligned with the aspirations of society? The age of non-stop plastic is coming to an end. Nicolas Gerlier is the founder […]
May 11, 2019

Malawi translates SDGs and national development strategy into local languages

Deputy Director in the Ministry of Finance, Economic Planning and Development, Idrissa Mwale, speaking during the opening of the translation exercise. August 3rd, 2018: Malawi Government on […]
May 11, 2019

Ethical dimensions of the information society linked to sustainable development

A facilitation meeting, organized by UNESCO in the context of the WSIS Forum 2015, focused on contributions that the ethical dimensions of the information society can […]
May 10, 2019

5th African forum on sustainable development kicks off in Marrakesh

“The African continent is still late in achieving the goals of sustainable development,” said Saadeddine Othmani, head of the Moroccan government. “This is what makes our […]
May 10, 2019

Rural landscapes and sustainable development: International day for monuments and sites 2019

Wild rice production landscape in Pimachiowin Aki, translated as “the Land that Gives Life” (Canada) © Hidehiro Otake / Hidehiro Otake As we celebrate International Day for […]
May 10, 2019

Climate protesters are blocking Ministry of Ecology and headquarters of multinationals at La Défense

Hundreds of climate activists are blocking access to the French Ministry of Ecology, Energy and Sustainable Development and the headquarters of Société Générale, Total and EDF […]
May 10, 2019

London climate change activists continue protest after more than 750 arrested

Climate change activists practice yoga on Waterloo BridgeReuters limate change protesters returned to march on central London on Saturday as police said more than 750 people […]
May 10, 2019

Kenya begins early campaign in bid to win seat on UN Security Council

Foreign Affairs Principal Secretary, Macharia Kamau. Kenya has intensified lobbying among peers to gain a seat on the UN Security Council. The seat will provide an […]
May 10, 2019

BRI has proved to enhance development capabilities of participating economies

Sustainable development is the common goal and wish of all countries in the world today. In line with this common goal, the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is […]
May 7, 2019

This Abaad Campaign just won a major UN award

A little bit of happy news this morning! Local women’s protection NGO ABAAD just won FIRST PRIZE in United Nations competition for the category ‘most impactful […]
April 14, 2019

Ensuring Fair Recruitment for Realising Human Potential and Sustainable Development

27 Feb 2019 –  The Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM) includes objectives on facilitating fair recruitment and investing in skills development, and facilitating […]
April 11, 2019

RMIT ranks among world’s best for impact

RMIT has ranked 13th in the world for its efforts to reduce inequality within and among countries (SDG 10) in the Times Higher Education (THE) University […]
April 3, 2019


Ms. Asako Okai, UN Assistant Secretary-General, UNDP Assistant Administrator and Director of UNDP Crisis Bureau, co-chaired the event United Nations Headquarters, March 25th, 2019 – The National […]
April 3, 2019

Paediatricians and the Sustainable Development Goals

In September, 2015, during the 70th session of the UN General Assembly, 193 member states of the UN signed up to the global development agenda termed […]
April 3, 2019

Overcoming War Legacies, Endeavour for Peace and Sustainable Development

Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, Dear Colleagues, It is my great honour to welcome you to this event on “Overcoming War Legacies, Endeavour for Peace and Sustainable […]
April 3, 2019

Senior Specialist, Sustainable Development

Position Description The Senior Specialist, Sustainable Development leads the implementation of WWF’s sustainable development efforts in the Arctic and ensures that sustainability is prioritized over exploitation […]
April 3, 2019

Climate change jeopardizes plans for inclusive development: UN chief

Photo taken on Sept. 11, 2014 shows a bird view of the Paradise Island, Maldives. (Xinhua) UNITED NATIONS, March 28 (Xinhua) — United Nations Secretary-General Antonio […]
April 3, 2019


April 11, 2019 | 14:30 to 16:00 ET, 18:30 to 20:00 GMT Marine pollution is a serious threat to human health, ecosystems, and economies – and ocean plastics is a […]