World in grip of ‘high impact weather’ as US freezes, Australia sizzles, parts of South America deluged

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UN, World Economic Forum and Partners Come Together to Address E-Waste Challenges

Technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution show a huge potential and could lead to “dematerialization”, better product tracking, take-back and recycling, and products sold as services.

62.5 billion dollars in materials lost in approximate annual 50 million tonnes of e-waste which could nearly triple by 2050

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Apply now to attend the SDG Global Festival of Action!

The SDG Global Festival of Action will be attended by leaders from governments, local authorities, international organizations, civil society, the creative industry and the private sector, the activists, the storytellers, and young advocates, all working to further SDG Action across the globe! For your chance to be part of this annual convening moment for the SDG Action Community, apply to register now!

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UNCCD and IPBES sign Memorandum of Cooperation in Bonn

On 19 January 2019 Anne Larigauderie, Executive Secretary of Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) and Monique Barbut, Executive Secretary of United Nations Con

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Imagining a better world through the SDGs

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development helps us to imagine a better world, one where there is peace, partnership and prosperity for everybody and for the planet. But the 2030 Agenda goes beyond imagination to provide a blueprint for actually achieving this vision.

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UN Secretary-General: New Year's message 2019

"Everywhere, people are mobilizing behind the Sustainable Development Goals – our global blueprint for peace, justice and prosperity on a healthy planet.

When international cooperation works, the world wins."

 

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Climate Change, Migration and International Justice

Environmental impacts related to climate change are affecting countries around the world with approximately 25 million people newly displaced every year. In the Pacific Small Island Developing States (SIDS), the issue is especially pressing, as both livelihoods and the physical integrity of the islands are threatened by sea level rise, floods and changes in rainfall patterns. Innovative solutions, such as climate passports are needed to enable people to migrate with dignity.

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Calling on SDG Advocacy Changemakers From Across The Globe For The UN SDG Action Awards

SDG Action Award

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The UN SDG Action Campaign calls to SDG advocates, creators, influencers & stakeholders to co-design the 2019 Global Festival of Action for Sustainable Development

SDG Action Festival

The UN SDG Action Campaign launches its call to SDG advocates, creators, influencers & stakeholders to co-design the program of its annual Global Festival of Action for Sustainable Development, taking place in Bonn, 2-4 May 2019. 

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Climate Alert: Much Effort Needed to Reach the Goals of Paris

Global CO2 emissions increased in 2017 after three years of stagnation. If this tendency continues global mean temperature will rise 3.2°C by 2100.

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