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Will developing countries benefit from the renewables boom?

Climate and Environment Africa GreenTec Madagascar Installing a clean energy minigrid in Mahavelona, Madagascar Facebook Twitter Print Email 25 January 2024 The UN is helping to ensure that developing countries benefit from clean energy. In Madagascar, a promising initiative is showing the potential of clean electrification to change lives. The technology already exists to bring clean energy to […]

October 10th is World Mental Health Day

Mental health is a basic human right for all people. Good mental health is vital to our overall health and well-being. Yet one in eight people globally are living with mental health conditions, which can impact their physical health, their well-being, how they connect with others, and their livelihoods. Mental health conditions are also affecting […]

UNAA Victoria and UNAA’s Voice to Parliament Position Statements

In June 2023, the UNAA Victoria Board confirmed support for a Voice to Parliament and commitment to the principles outlined in the Uluru Statement from the Heart. UNAA Victoria recognises the unequivocal links with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and seeks to engage with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and communities, in line […]

Syria-Türkiye: Three border crossings now operational for earthquake aid delivery

© UNICEF/Khalil Ashawi | A man collects the belongings of his six-year-old son, who was a victim of the devastating earthquake that hit northern Syria. 20 February 2023 Two weeks after the devastating earthquakes, the UN and partners continue to scale-up cross-border aid delivery from Türkiye into northwest Syria, including through a new entry point, […]