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UN Allocates $21M to Meet Urgent Needs in Newly-Accessible Areas across...

The United Nations has allocated $21 million to provide life-saving food support, nutrition, water and sanitation, health and other assistance to Sudanese in newly...

#Opportunities: Career Opportunities – Aviation Officer

Career Opportunities – Aviation Officer P4 - Abuja, Nigeria (54961) About WFP The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the world's largest humanitarian agency, fighting...

Regional Forum on Sustainable Development Ends in Addis Ababa

The 2017 Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (ARFSD) ended in Addis Ababa on Friday with participants adopting an outcome document to take to...

Nigeria to Present SDG Progress Report to UN

The Senior Special Assistant to the Nigerian President on Sustainable Development Goals, Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire will in July present to the United Nations the...

Ethiopian Wins Top WHO Job

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus from Ethiopia will be the next Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO). He will be the first African to lead...

#Opportunity: Call for Membership – Youth Advisory Board for the AU...

The continental Youth Advisory Board for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights was set up in November 2015 to represent young people from Africa...

#Opportunity: EarthPlus #GreenPeople Challenge 2017

Ahead of the World Environment Day 2017 (WED 2017), EarthPlus, a global non-profit committed to environmental sustainability especially in Africa, is launching an Africa-wide...

Africa Begins Sustainable Development Forum in Ethiopia

The African forum on sustainable development began on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The forum precedes the UN's High-Level Political Forum...

Least Developed Countries may Jeopardise SDG Success by 2030

The United Nations has raised concerns over the attainment of Sustainable Development in least developed countries by 2030. In a new report, the UN laments...

#Opinion: Investment in Renewable Energy would Strengthen Africa’s Economic Advancement

A new UN Atlas has revealed that investing in renewable energy would strengthen economic advancement in Africa countries. Released by UNEP and the African Development...

InPrint: Integrating Gender and Women’s Financial Inclusion into National Strategies

In Print: Integrating Gender and Women’s Financial Inclusion into National Strategies Publisher: Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) Date of Publication: February 2017 Reacting to the persistently widening...

Major construction expo kicks off in Jeddah: The Big 5 Saudi, a leading building and construction show in the kingdom, kicked off in Jeddah...

STARTING STRONG: THE FIRST 1000 DAYS OF THE SDGs

AUTHOR: PAULA LUCCY AND STEVEN LALLY PUBLISHER: OVERSEES DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE DATE OF PUBLICATION: 2016 The Entry of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) established a new round...

Pfizer Works Towards Achieving the UN’s Global Goals

Following the recent United Nations Global Compact Leaders’ Summit in New York City, Pfizer reflects on the impact of health on progress toward each...

World Environment Day 2016: Go Wild For Life!

Today is World Environment Day (WED) and it is the United Nations’ initiative for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our...

UN launches Climate Action App

The United Nations has launched a new smartphone app to raise awareness all over the world on air pollution and climate action, at the...

El Ghassim Wane becomes Assistant UN SG for Peacekeeping

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of El Ghassim Wane of Mauritania as Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations.  He will succeed...

#InPrint: Managing Sustainable Development – Guidance for Extractive Companies

IN PRINT Title: Managing Sustainable Development – Guidance for Extractive Companies Author: CSR Asia Publisher: CSR Asia/Oxfam Year of Publication: 2015 Stakeholder activism, conflict with local communities, government...
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