Category: SDGs

Young poets lend their talents to promote peace, marking the 75th anniversary of UN peacekeeping

“Across identities and differences…  over countries and continents… it is not hard to choose peace.” These lines are from a new poem created to mark the 75th anniversary of UN peacekeeping operations.  Called “Peace begins with me” the poem pays tribute to the strength and resilience of communities affected by conflict as well as those who help […]

Transforming how we eat, ‘a critical accelerator’ towards 2030 development goals: Deputy UN chief

© UNICEF/Safidy Andrianantenain A farmer works in a women’s community garden in Androy region, Madagascar. 3 February 2023 SDGs Countries will review progress towards transforming food systems worldwide at a three-day meeting in Rome this July, UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed and Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister announced on Friday, in the Italian capital.  The so-called UN […]

Australia: Groundbreaking decision creates pathway for climate justice on Torres Strait Islands

© Karl Bouro Yessie Mosby, one of the Torres Straits Eight climate activists, speaking at the Sydney Biennale. Facebook Twitter Print Email 23 September 2022Human Rights The UN Human Rights Committee found on Friday that Australia’s failure to adequately protect indigenous Torres Islanders against climate change impacts, has violated their rights to enjoy their culture, free from “arbitrary interference” with […]