Category: Development

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La ONU y la Unión Europea suman esfuerzos para acabar con el feminicidio en América Latina


América Latina es el hogar de 14 de los 25 países con las tasas más altas de feminicidio en el mundo y un asombroso 98% de los homicidios relacionados con el género, no son procesados como tal, y muchas veces quedan e...

A Vision for Climate Action


Climate change is undeniable. Climate action is unstoppable.

Get Ready for the UN General Debate 2018


We will be LIVE on YouTube! Subscribe to not miss the action: 1 building. 193 countries. Countless opportunities for change. In September, world le...

Nepal: Adapting to Climate Change


Nepal has been hard hit by climate change. Rural farmers are the worst affected. Many of them, like Laxmi Sunar, cope by reducing their food intake and migrating. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is supp...

Propelling Progress on Paris Agreement


United Nations - UN is building coalitions with leaders from government, business, and communities to accelerate progress on climate action to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement and keep global temperature rise to ...

SDG Media Zone (18-22 September 2017) at the 72nd UN General Assembly


The SDG Media Zone enabled media influencers, journalists, bloggers, celebrities, and high-level delegates to join the conversation and engage the global online community in discussing the Sustainable Development Goal...

Seychelles: Women at the Forefront of Conservation


In Seychelles, two women conservationists are working together on the state of Seychelles oceans, biodiversity, coral health and maritime economy to ensure a sustainable future of the county. UN in Action Episode # 1564

The HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Where Does The World Stand?


The HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Where does the World stand? The latest facts and figures on global progress towards ending HIV/AIDS as a public health threat - and the work that still needs to be done. Here’s a short explainer...

Solomon Islands: Saving the Pacific’s Tuna


United Nations - In the Western and Central Pacific they are a part of the culture – and a multi-billion dollar business. They are eaten everywhere around the world – and they are becoming easier and easier to catch. ...

How Does The UN Work?


Why Is Global Security Decided By 5 Countries? Subscribe! Created in 1945 after WWII, the UN is divided into six main parts which include the General Assembly and the...

Urban Farming: Growing Food in NYC


United Nations - Around 15 percent of the world’s food is now grown in urban areas, nourishing communities and highlighting the importance of agricultural development. Here’s how urban farming is taking off in New Yor...

The King of Cans – a story for Earth Day, 22 April


United Nations - In New York City, there are more than 5,000 “canners” who contribute significantly to recycling. Meet their monarch. Mother Earth Day UN Stories: The King of Cans - a story for Earth Day, 22 April