What should a city do if half of its population cannot access a public service? It sounds like a somewhat outlandish question, but for Bogotá, the capital city of Colombia, this question highlights a frustrating reality. Although the city has

In June 2018, the Spanish government set up a special office for the promotion of the Sustainable Development Goals in the country. It created the position of High Commissioner for the 2030 Agenda of Spain as a landmark position.  And

The global south is a tapestry of interlocked cultures, customs, and distinct ways of life, making for a wealthy living. Wealth, however, is not a word associated with the developing world. Inequality in the region is deeply entrenched in the

Stretch targets, by nature, are designed to spur action. One hugely critical target, however, is at risk of passing by unmet. This target is the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goal 8.7, a global goal which calls for effective measures to end forced

Women's economic empowerment in post-conflict contexts must be a top priority for the international community in the implementation of peacebuilding processes and global sustainable development programmes. Post-conflict conditions increase the economic and social burdens of both women and men. The suffering that women

Editors note: Article update 08.10.2018 ( see bottom of the article for more information) Recently the online retailer Amazon surpassed a trillion dollar valuation on the stock market just one month after tech giant Apple Inc. achieved the same milestone, making

Save the Children is well known for its work in conflict zones, in addressing entrenched poverty and natural disaster emergencies around the world. As one of the world’s largest charities, we operate in 120 countries, with more than 25,000 staff members.

What policy makers need to know about gender and sustainability Most of the current sustainable development policies include gender considerations. However, the progress towards gender equity still goes at a snail’s pace. Experience from the ground shows that policy targets often

Stretch targets, by nature, are designed to spur action. One hugely critical target, however, is at risk of passing by unmet. This target is the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goal 8.7, a global goal which calls for effective measures to end forced

Over the last few years, educational technology has been gaining momentum all over the world. With technology being more advanced and globalized than ever, many people are realizing its potential in the educational space. Every day, more and more people

Social justice, sustainability, poverty and gender equality are all significant contemporary issues which the not-for-profit social enterprise Global Goods Partners (GGP) boldly addresses. Acting as an intermediary between women-led enterprises in marginalized communities of the Global South and the international

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