Adriana Marina - founder of Animaná - is fully committed to sustainable production and the development of local communities in the Andes and Patagonia. Adriana has poured passion and time into her home of Puerto Santa Cruz, Argentina, as well

SDG16 AND THE GLOBAL EFFORT TO PREVENT VIOLENT EXTREMISM: BRIDGING THE DEVELOPMENT AND SECURITY DIVIDE Violent extremism – here defined as support for, or perpetration of acts of, violence with the purpose of advancing a socio-political agenda – has emerged as

What is IATI? The  International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) was launched in 2008. It is a voluntary, multi-stakeholder initiative that seeks to increase the transparency of development cooperation in order to increase its effectiveness in tackling poverty. It has designed a standard for

We are in the midst of an unparalleled period of technological evolution. Artificial Intelligence (AI), blockchain, and autonomous systems are fast becoming integral components to our day-to-day interactions. Advancements have been driven by an ecosystem of FinTech and technological startups

Editor's Note: This piece is co-authored by Lucas Chancel, Tancrede Voituriez and Alex Hough. Income and wealth inequality are rising in most countries around the world today. Recognizing that this challenge has become a universal issue, in 2015, the United Nations

Editor's Note: This is the second part of an interview on the recently published SDG Fund report. The first part may be found here.   The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development has introduced a number of fundamental changes in the approach to

Editor's Note: This is the first part of an interview discussing the newest Sustainable Development Goals Fund (SDG Fund) report. The second part will be published today at 13.00h GMT. In September 2016, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted at the

“Drain the swamp!” It was Donald Trump’s campaign metaphor for purging everything bad in Washington DC. But he got his metaphor all wrong. Swamps are good. And, while Trump may not believe much in climate change, the UN climate conference

Over the past few years, many companies selling sustainably made clothing have sprung up all across the world, inspired by many different traditions and histories. While each of them promise apparel made ethically, not all of them go one step

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