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Transition to Renewable Energy: Five Key Strategies for Sustainable Future

Transitioning to renewable energy is imperative for the planet's survival, a fact underscored by UN Secretary-General António Guterres as the world observed the International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies on September 7. Guterres emphasizes that "without renewable, there can be no future."

World Water Week: Multi-Dimensional Value of Water Amidst Global Challenges

Amidst the global challenges posed by water stress due to climatic fluctuations like extreme droughts and floods, numerous countries find themselves grappling with restricted access to clean drinking water. This year, a significant event known as World Water Week is set to take place from August 23 to September 1. The primary focus of this occasion is to shed light on the multifaceted value of water for people, nature, climate change, and overall development.

Transforming Global Food Systems for a Sustainable Future

With over 780 million people suffering from hunger and nearly one-third of all food produced wasted, the broken global food systems have imposed a heavy toll on billions worldwide. In a compelling address at the UN Food Systems Summit +2 Stocktaking Moment in Rome this week, UN Secretary-General António Guterres emphasized the critical need to address global hunger and revamp food systems to combat the detrimental impact of climate change on food production.

One Million Deaths by 2035 from Tuberculosis

The UN health innovation initiative Unitaid issued a warning, emphasizing that the failure to implement tuberculosis contact tracing and prevention measures could result in nearly one million deaths by 2035.

World Youth Skills Day 2023: Skilling Teachers, Trainers, and Youth for...

World Youth Skills Day 2023 emphasizes the crucial role of teachers, trainers, and educators in equipping youth with relevant skills for the labour market and community engagement. Discover the significance of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) in meeting evolving demands and reducing access barriers. Join the global movement to empower young people with skills for a prosperous and sustainable world.

Soaring Global Public Debt: Reaching Record $92 Trillion in 2022

About 3.3 billion people now live in countries where debt interest payments are greater than expenditure on health or education even as the global public debt reached an all-time high of $92 trillion in 2022. This comes up in a report titled "A world of debt: A growing burden to global prosperity".

AI for Good of All: UN Urges Human Rights and Accountability

UN Secretary-General António Guterres emphasizes the importance of human rights, transparency, and accountability as essential guardrails for the development of artificial intelligence (AI) "for the good of all." Discover the discussions held at the "AI for Good" Global Summit, exploring ways to leverage AI for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals while addressing potential risks and promoting responsible deployment.

Developing Countries Buckling Under High Debt

Developing countries are buckling under high debt and exorbitant borrowing costs, hindering their economic and social progress and impeding their ability to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

New Era of Information Integrity Needed; UN

Digital platforms are crucial tools that have transformed social, cultural and political interactions everywhere. However, the world is much concerned about hate and lies online. The United Nations have come up with a a key report to shore up information integrity on digital platforms.  

Buckling Up To Save Lives Five Decades Of Seat Belt Laws

Despite several countries implementing laws for using seat belt in cars, a majority of countries still need to enact appropriate legislation requiring drivers and passengers to wear seat belts, according to the United Nations.