Global Partnership for Education As the UN prepares to host the General Assembly and the Global Goals for Sustainable Development...
Failing to recognize Syria's crisis as fundamentally political and military in nature has led to a complete shortfall of ideas aimed at resolving it. Instead, governments across the world have substituted humanitarian assistance and refugee resettlement in place of concerted political action
Saturday, September 26, 2015, is a date that will go down in history. It's the day the world begins a new commitment to eliminating extreme poverty, i...
Refugees seeking safety in Europe have captured the world's attention, and appropriately so. The images of families crossing the Mediterranean on rafts are truly horrifying.
The truth is that America is not acting alone - we are part of a wave of strong climate action around the world from China to India and from national leaders to mayors, businesses and citizens.
hanks to a technicality in counting refugees, hundreds of outlets from Amnesty International to the Brookings Institution have claimed that Saudi Arabia has taken zero refugees -- a ludicrous, but rarely fact-checked statement given the comical lack of a "Great Arabian Wall."
Today Nepal is proud to be one of the few countries to achieve Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 5 -- one of a series of 15-year global development targets that the United Nations laid out in 2,000 which come due this month.
The tech industry has the capacity to innovate and solve many global problems, but can it save the sea from overfishing, habitat destruction and acidification? Considering that the world's oceans are worth $24 trillion, the implications of declining ocean health are enormous.
The question of what it might take to "Design a Sustainable Development Model for Youth Empowerment in Nigeria" for me -- meant a time for personal introspection. As a Diaspora Youth, what makes you feel empowered? And how can we create the same environment for the Youth in Nigeria?
Mr. Bakker, who has for the past three and a half years served as President and CEO of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), understands well the contradiction of power and humility felt by so many CEOs.
Every dollar in the 2016 replenishment will count in the Global Fund's efforts to create a healthy environment, which in turn will serve as a building block for so many other improvements to our society.
Ultimately, open data is about data democratization -- releasing data for all to use in. It can be applied in any country with a commitment to sharing the power of information, trust between government data providers and data users, and the desire to put the data to use.
For seven decades, the United Nations has been a place for people and countries to exchange words instead of weapons and strengthen cooperation to help solve our world's most pressing challenges. In 2015, civil society's ideas, talents and passion are needed more than ever.
One in every five people in Diffa was not there some months ago but has now fled from the raging violence. The provincial capital has become a safe haven for many; its capacity to cope with the arrival is stretched to the limits.
Now that the SDGs have been adopted, it's our job to make them known and to hold global leaders accountable for financing and implementing these life-saving global goals.
There is no higher priority in relations between the U.S. and China than to begin serious cyber detente negotiations to establish a code of conduct.