President Donald Trump’s announcement that he wants to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Climate Agreement was a mistake of historic proportions, not only because such a move is the antithesis of Sustainable Development Goal 13 — to “take urgent

Drones have a big role to play in the development of emerging economies. However, rampant misconceptions and misunderstandings of what these ‘birds’, ‘toys’, ‘kites’, ‘bombs’ are, and what they do, is threatening their proliferation in the developing world. Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

EDITOR’S NOTE:  THIS PIECE IS AUTHORED BY UN WOMEN AS PART OF THE SERIES “FROM WHERE I STAND”, WHICH CAPTURES PEOPLES STORIES AND THEIR DAILY SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT CHALLENGES FROM AROUND THE WORLD. SEE THE FULL SERIES HERE.  I always said I needed the day

If you are a dog parent, you know firsthand the benefits that our furry friends can have--they welcome us when we come home, they snuggle with us on the sofa, they guard us from the mailman, and they always bring

Forests and the rights of those who live off them must be at the heart of the SDGs. In September 2015, world leaders established a new agenda to “free the human race from the tyranny of poverty”. The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

In June of this year the former UN climate chief Christiana Figueres led a number of scientists to a call for deeper and faster action on climate change.  The message she is sending is clear: if we want to avoid

APOLOGY TO READERS Impakter, as a result of a story about a fraudster uncovered this week by BBC Brazil, has taken down an interview of Eduardo Martins that was published on 6th June 2016. Mr. Martins had presented himself to our editorial

On July 28, 2017, the world said goodbye to a little boy whose story touched many. After months of legal battles, Charlie Gard died. Charlie was an 11 month old British boy who had a rare, inherited genetic condition called infantile

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