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"Project Everyone" campaign to make SDGs world famous in 7 days

Richard Curtis filmmaker and founder of Project Everyone, which aims to share the Sustainable Development Goals with 7 billion people within 7 days of their adoption by the UN Sustainable Development Summit in September, briefs journalists on the campaign. UN Photo/Mark Garten

A grassroots blitz to educate everyone on the planet about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) within one week will…

4 Sep 2015 / Listen /

UN human rights teams to monitor Guatemala election

President Otto Fernando Pérez Molina of Guatemala. UN File Photo/Evan Schneider

Nine teams from the UN human rights office, OHCHR, in Guatemala will monitor this weekend's elections to try to…

4 Sep 2015 / Listen /

Air aid service to Darfur faces closure "within weeks"

Sudan's Darfur region where the crisis has entered its 13th year. File Photo: UNAMID/Albert González Farran

Lifesaving airborne aid deliveries to remote communities in Sudan may have to stop at the end of the month…

4 Sep 2015 / Listen /

Gap between rich and poor narrowing in Latin America

In its decade of implementation 'Bolsa Familia' has managed to reduce poverty by half in Brazil (from 9.7% to 4.3%) File Photo: Mariana Ceratti/World Bank

While the gap between rich and poor people is widest in Latin America, it's the only region of the…

4 Sep 2015 / Listen /

‘Education under Fire’ in Middle East & North Africa

On 28 April, the son of the guard at Ibn Sina School walks through rows of desks while checking a damaged classroom in the facility, in Sana'a, the capital. Photo: UNICEF/NYHQ2015-1130/Mahmoud

Escalating conflict and political upheaval across the Middle East and North Africa are preventing 13 million children from going…

3 Sep 2015 / Listen /
Peacekeepers who abuse their power should be punished Thousands fleeing ongoing fighting continue to arrive in Bentiu Scaling up insurance for resilience in Africa South Sudan: Peace deal paves way for functioning democracy Men's involvement key to achieving gender equality Global cooperation urged at concert marking 70th anniversary at UN Students in China asking: "How should we really treat each other?"
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15 Apr 2015 / Listen /
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