Protectors of Progress: A New Series on Real People Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

By Chandler Green MJ Altman on January 29, 2019

If you’re looking for a dose of motivation, look no further. We’re launching a series about action. 2019 will be …

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The Young and the Restless: What Tomorrow’s Leaders Told Today’s Decision Makers At #WEF2019

By Rajesh Mirchandani on January 25, 2019

How can current global leaders redesign the international system so it provides the economy, opportunity, and healthy environment young people …

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In the Driver’s Seat: Women Leaders Propel Sustainability

By Kaysie Brown Lisa Manley on January 25, 2019

Kaysie Brown is Head of Policy Planning at the UN Foundation and Lisa Manley is Senior Director of Sustainability, Engagement and …

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5 Students Using Data to Inspire Action on the Sustainable Development Goals

By Amber Kiwan on January 23, 2019

How does progress on gender equality affect progress on other Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? How does women’s participation in the …

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Building Gender Equality: What We Can Learn from the Women’s Wall in India

By Geeta Rao Gupta Sia Nowrojee on January 22, 2019

While the standoff over a U.S. border wall continues to dominate headlines, there is another wall that deserves primetime coverage: …

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Reluctance to Vaccinate Named a Top Global Health Threat in 2019

By MJ Altman on January 22, 2019

The World Health Organization just declared “vaccine hesitancy” — the reluctance or refusal to vaccinate — as one of the …

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When A Lifetime of Injustice Begins at the Altar

By Guest Author on January 18, 2019

By Siddharth Chatterjee, UN Resident Coordinator in Kenya When most girls should be starting middle school, my grandmother was getting …

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The Climate Solution Hiding in Plain Sight

By Justine Sullivan on January 11, 2019

The ever-mounting urgency of meeting the climate change challenge has prompted some minds to turn to novel and untested solutions: …

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4 Key Findings on Climate Change and Health

By Monica Dean on January 9, 2019

A new report by the World Health Organization (WHO), released during the 2018 climate negotiations in Katowice, Poland, reveals that …

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Americans in the UN: Army Lieutenant Colonel Serving in UN Peacekeeping

By Erika Briceno Howard on January 8, 2019

As part of our “Americans in the UN” project to share the stories of Americans who work for the United …

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