Tag: SDGs

UN Secretary-General Says COVID-19 Marks Earth Day with a ‘Wake-Up Call’

“The current crisis is an unprecedented wake-up call,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres said. “We need to turn the recovery into a real opportunity to do things right for the future.”

Federation of Sustainable Development Organizations Member Directory Now Live

The Federation of Sustainable Development Organizations Member Directory is now live online. The directory can be searched and sorted by type of organization, sustainable development goals and/or country.

UN Secretary General Calls for Science and Solidarity in the Wake of COVID-19 Crisis

The coronavirus pandemic presents an opportunity for the world to act in solidarity and turn this crisis into an impetus to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

Sustainability Includes the Fight for Basic Human Rights

Human rights are our ultimate tool to help societies grow in freedom, and we must rid the world of abuse, exploitation, marginalization, racism, torture and all exclusion.

Life on Land Is Threatened by Over-Development and Extinction

We must move from the very real incremental change that we have created to a model that continues to push incremental wins while also fundamentally reaching for transformational change

Life Below Water Is Essential to Life on Land

The ocean produces half of the oxygen we breathe and provides food for 3.2 billion people around the world.

Immediate Action Needed To Combat Climate Change

2020 must be the year we collectively show—through concrete action—that we are truly committed to build a healthier, safer, more sustainable and resilient future for all people.

Ensuring More Sustainable Production and Consumption

Water, energy, and food three areas that will be pivotal in helping the UN – and the world – make progress toward the targets set for Goal 12 by 2030

Sustainable Development Requires Greater Equality

Reducing poverty and inequality is the linchpin if we are to ensure that the results of the 2030 Agenda are seen and felt in the lives of everyone, everywhere.

840 Million People Worldwide Have No Electricity

In addition to the 840 million people without electricity, the United Nations estimates that about 3 billion people worldwide rely on inefficient cooking systems that contribute to pollution.