Concerted efforts and clear pathways are therefore needed to ensure that the implementation of the SDGs is kept on course.
A Climate Potluck in Paris
“We have an agreement”. Those redeeming words from French foreign minister Laurent Fabius in the evening of Saturday the 12th of December unleashed a wave of standing ovations from high level UN staff…
Do the SDGs Signal Revolution or Evolution?
In his Global Development seminar last week, Professor David Hulme asked: Are the newly adopted Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) the world’s biggest promise or just another development fad?
SDGs: Will they make a difference?
This week heads of state assemble in New York to launch the Sustainable Development Goals. The agreed text lays out 17 goals and 169 targets. It is an ambitious agenda for all of humanity.
Implementing SDGs to End Poverty and Malnutrition through Sustainable Development
At the United Nations General Assembly in this month, representatives will adopt a new sustainable development goals (SDGs), consisting of 17 goals and 169 targets.
Fishing for Freedom in India
1,200 fishermen describe themselves as slaves. They are all in debt to money lenders. UN reports.
International Happiness Day – What Sounds Make You Smile?
March 20 is International Happiness Day. Interestingly, UN has a wonderful campaign. My happy music is ‘Sleep All Day’ by Jason Mraz. Visit the official website of the World Hapiness Day.
My War Diary: Gaza My Soul – Day 17
Today the number of the Palestinians who lost their lives reached 704, from which 73 lost their life just today. Today words are failing me. Today I will share with you few faces of the war.
South South Development EXPO 2014
During this week in Washington D.C., United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) is hosting its annual conference.
World Bank Pledged $1.8 billion to Fight Poverty in the Horn of Africa
The World Bank has pledged $1.8 billion to countries in the Horn Africa to invest in social safety net and infrastructure.