Sustainable Development

Global leaders join forces to save tropical forests and boost sustainable growth

Lima, Perú - More than 300 global and regional leaders, government representatives, executive officers of multinational companies, civil society, practitioners, fa...

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Pope urges public authorities to work for our common home, the Earth

On April 27th, Saturday, Pope Francis encouraged public authorities in the Vatican with some 100 presidents and representatives of the Union of the Provinces of Italy (UPI) to...

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University of Auckland ‘walks the talk’ in promoting UN’s 17 SDGs

The University of Auckland, the largest research organization in New Zealand has been ranked as a world leader for its enormous effort in the United Nation’s 17 Sustaina...

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Young leaders call for accelerated efforts for a more sustainable future

On 10th April, more than 1,000 young leaders and advocates at the United Nations called on the global community to deliver on their promise of a future that is sustainable, sa...

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How do we fight climate change caused by agriculture?

Microsoft founder Bill Gates writes in his blog gatesnotes about the need for each and every sector in the economy to match the global climate goals. He states that de-carboni...

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Lack of safe water far deadlier for children than war

Marking the World Water Day, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said in a report that lack of safe water is far deadlier for children than war in more than a dozen conflict...

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Water for all – Leaving no one behind!

The World Water Day is celebrated every year on 22nd March focusing on the importance of water. This year’s theme, ‘Leaving no one behind’, adapts the centra...

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World leaders discuss resolutions for sustainable consumption and production

Over 4,700 heads of state, ministers, business leaders, senior UN officials and civil society representatives are gathering in Nairobi for a meeting of the world’s top b...

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UNFPA conducts classes to raise awareness on gender equality

Fatime Ali Abakar from the single-sex Lycée de Bol School in Chad told the UN News, “We spoke about puberty and periods and looked at the story of a young girl wh...

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Largest global groundwater depletion happening in northern India

New research has shown that Delhi is at the epicentre of ground water crisis. The Economic Times reports that largest groundwater depletion in the world is happening in northe...

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Witchy Brew

In common usage, the word chudail describes an aggressive or quarrelsome woman—cou...

November 30 2019

Back to Basics: Political Organizations in India

In progress and evolution, few basics always remain fundamental to any system or organiz...

November 30 2019

Simran Puri’s Kangan

Women are equals now by law but back then it was different… The story unfolds am...

November 1 2019