Tag: United Nations

2024 Financing for Sustainable Development Report Now Available

The 2024 Financing for Sustainable Development Report: Financing for Development at a Crossroads finds that the world is facing a sustainable development crisis, and that financing challenges are at the heart of the crisis and imperil the SDGs… Read More

Hate Speech & the Consequences Explained

Hate speech incites violence and has devastating effects on communities. Its scale and impact are nowadays amplified by new technologies and social media to the point that online hate speech has become one of the most frequent methods… Read More

Secretary of State Antony Blinken remarks at the UN Sustainable Development Goals Summit

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken remarks at the UN Sustainable Development Goals Summit in New York City.

UN Secretary General Discusses Climate Change at COP 28 Conference

Assessing Global Climate Challenges

The COP 28 conference will see the first-ever “global stocktake” to assess collective progress on cutting emissions and ramping up adaptation efforts and support to developing countries hard hit by a warming climate. Developed countries must honour the… Read More

Israel’s Sustainable Water Management Research Supports United Nations Goals

The Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev is engaged in broad-based research that encompasses nano science and pore scale phenomena and extends to pilot projects and field studies. Israel’s sustainable water management supports United Nations… Read More

The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2023

The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2023: Special Edition is the only official United Nations report that monitors global progress on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Using the latest available data and estimates, the report provides a comprehensive… Read More

UN Report > Impact of Climate Change on the Planet

The relentless advance of climate change brought more drought, flooding and heatwaves to communities around the world last year, compounding threats to people’s lives and livelihoods, the UN’s World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said in a new report on… Read More

United Nations Report > Financing for Sustainable Development

Sustainable development prospects continue to diverge between developed and developing countries. The 2023 Financing for Sustainable Development Report finds that SDG financing needs are growing, but development financing is not keeping pace. The war in Ukraine, sharp increases in food… Read More

Diffusing the Climate Change Time Bomb

According to a new United Nations report, there are multiple, feasible and effective options to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to human-caused climate change. Details are discussed by scientists in the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change… Read More