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UN Global Goals-Taiwan can help

Published: Tue 25 Sep 2018 04:25 PM
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted at the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly in 2015, set bold goals to shift the world onto a sustainable, resilient path. Here was also pledged the formation of a revitalized Global Partnership ... Read more...

Tonga exploring cheaper and sustainable electricity

Published: Tue 25 Sep 2018 01:06 PM
Nuku’alofa, Tonga – Biogas generation using agriculture and animal products has promising potential for Tonga and the Pacific Islands, if pursued through a well-defined circular economy strategy. This was the conclusion of a 4 day visit jointly organised ... Read more...

UN News - General Debate kicks off

Published: Tue 25 Sep 2018 12:50 PM
UN News Daily #UNGA Guide: General Debate kicks off, peacekeeping, human rights for all and South-Sudan Read more...

World Vision calls on the PM to make the most of world stage

Published: Tue 25 Sep 2018 10:15 AM
World Vision is calling on Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to build on her recent announcement of an increase in the refugee quota, and use her time on the global stage to push for more meaningful change in the way the world treats refugees. World Vision has ... Read more...

UN chief launches bold new strategy for young people to lead

Published: Tue 25 Sep 2018 10:01 AM
The United Nations Secretary-General launched a new partnership strategy with the world’s 1.8 billion young people on Monday, to help put “their ideas into action”. Read more...

At UN, countries pledge to be guided by Mandela’s legacy

Published: Tue 25 Sep 2018 09:45 AM
The United Nations General Assembly on Monday honoured Nelson Mandela with a pledge to build a just, peaceful and prosperous world and to revive the values for which the former South African President and anti-apartheid campaigner stood. Read more...

Mandela Peace Summit, Global Goals, Youth and Yemen

Published: Tue 25 Sep 2018 09:24 AM
As the United Nations enters its biggest weeks of the year with a plethora of events, speakers and leaders’ meetings, UN News will be preparing a daily guide to help you navigate what’s going on and keep abreast of the world-changing decisions that ... Read more...

Is it the final countdown to #endTB?

Published: Mon 24 Sep 2018 01:58 PM
Is it the final countdown to #endTB? Shobha Shukla, CNS (Citizen News Service) • Photograph is online at: http://bit.ly/2O1gzg8 (CNS): The world's eyes and ears are expectantly focussed on the forthcoming first-ever UN High Level Meeting (UNHLM) ... Read more...

Feeding Militarism: The US Imperial Consensus

Published: Mon 24 Sep 2018 01:56 PM
The US military industrial complex reigns like a ravenous ruler in search of new funding prospects. It has done well this year, with the Trump administration pushing the sale that the imperium needs more ruddy cash and indulgent expenditure to cope ... Read more...

International Climate Justice Convening on Discplacement

Published: Mon 24 Sep 2018 12:40 PM
International Climate Justice Convening to Address Displacement of Indigenous Communities Three-day conference will see more than 60 community leaders and advocates come together to develop a plan to address climate injustice facing Indigenous communities GIRDWOOD, ... Read more...
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