Sustainable Development

March 23, 2017

World’s most marginalized still left behind by global development priorities: UNDP report

Millions of people are not benefiting from progress, with the gap set to widen unless deep-rooted development barriers, including discrimination and unequal political participation, are tackled. […]
March 23, 2017

UNDP joins forces with Wilson Center to provide data on women’s leadership in public administration

Photo: UNDP India Partnership will leverage data to address gender gap in public administration   The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is joining forces with the […]
March 18, 2017

Piuarch presents “Façades, the Skin of Architecture”

                              The program for Brera Design week – April 4th–8th – will […]
March 11, 2017

Environmental Education for Children

The children of today will need to be the environmentalists of tomorrow. Yet nature does not come naturally to many kids today, and this is where […]
March 11, 2017

Live-tracking progress towards global goals now possible thanks to a cutting-edge UN knowledge platform

Policy making “in the dark” – under high levels of uncertainty and without concrete data – carries high risks and transactional costs which need to be […]
February 9, 2017

Financial Institutions Worth $6.6 Trillion Set Standards for Financing Sustainable Development

19 banks and investors, totalling $6.6 trillion in assets set new criteria for sustainable financial instruments An estimated $5 to 7 trillion a year is needed […]
February 9, 2017

Don’t Call It Wheat: An Environmentally Friendly Grain Takes Root

Green tips of of a newly developed grain called Salish Blue are poking through older, dead stalks in Washington’s Skagit Valley. Eilís O’Neill/KUOW/EarthFix Colin Curwen-McAdams opens […]
February 9, 2017

Italy Lays Out Roadmap for Increasing Flows of Sustainable Finance

The issuance of green bonds in 2016 rose to US$81 billion, almost double 2015 levels. Italy faces a strategic opportunity to harness its financial system for […]