8 Highlights from the SDG Conversation at the High-Level Political Forum

By Kavita Desai
July 17, 2018

Thousands of people have descended on the United Nations with one thing on their minds: the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). …

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5 Good News Stories You May Have Missed This Summer

By Chandler Green
July 13, 2018

Amid perpetual headlines about conflict, division, and other major global challenges, uplifting stories of progress often get lost in the …

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Smashing Siloes: A New Era of Alliances and Partnerships for the SDGs

By Ilze Melngailis
July 11, 2018

Public-private partnerships or “PPPs” have been the cherished and widely used approach for collaboration in global development for more than …

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4 Early Lessons Learned Tracking SDGs Progress

By Minh-Thu Pham
July 4, 2018

Three years into tracking progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a few insights have emerged from how governments review, …

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Americans in the UN: From the U.S. Department of Labor to Improving Working Conditions Around the World

By Erika Briceno Howard
June 29, 2018

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

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3 Ways to Finance a Better Future for All

By Pratik Desai
June 27, 2018

In a few weeks, the global development community will come together at the UN to assess progress on the Sustainable Development …

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Over 500 UN Advocates Came to the Capital – Here are 3 Things to Know About It

By Cassie Hodges
June 25, 2018

Recently, Americans from across the country and across political lines gathered in Washington, D.C. to urge Congress to support strong …

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The Historic 1988 Senate Climate Hearing: 30 Years Later

By Justine Sullivan
June 22, 2018

On a hot day in June, Senators met in the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C. to discuss the …

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7 Reasons We Need to Step Up Action on the Sustainable Development Goals

By Chandler Green
June 22, 2018

World leaders have promised to end poverty, reduce inequalities, and tackle climate change by 2030 as part of the Sustainable …

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In a Time of Record Need, We Must Do More to Stand with Refugees

By Kathy Calvin
June 20, 2018

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, just released new data on the amount of people forcibly displaced worldwide: a record 68.5 …

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