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.  It was the year end, December 2013.

Steve Killelea is an impressively accomplished man, from tech to peace. Business wise, he is extremely successful. He has built his fortune in the tech industry. He formed Integrated Research in 1988, which manages systems for companies such as Visa, Mastercard, American

Hope, Uncertainty, and the Role of News The 16th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates took place on February 2-5 in Bogota, Colombia. Recognized as one of the world’s most important peace building meetings, the annual event brings together Nobel Peace

EDITOR’S NOTE: THIS PIECE IS  CONTRIBUTED BY THE EUROPEAN  YOUTH FORUM. IT WAS PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED BY YO!MAG, THE EUROPEAN YOUTH FORUM’S PLATFORM FOR YOUTH WRITING AND MULTIMEDIA CONTENT. IT IS PART OF A SERIES EXPLORING THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (SDG’S). SEE THE INTRODUCTION TO THE

EDITOR’S NOTE: THIS PIECE IS AUTHORED BY MAGDY MARTINEZ-SOLIMAN, UN ASSISTANT SECRETARY GENERAL, UNDP ASSISTANT ADMINISTRATOR AND DIRECTOR OF THE BUREAU FOR POLICY AND PROGRAMME SUPPORT. THIS PIECE IS PART OF A SERIES EXPLORING THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS. SEE THE INTRODUCTION TO THE

EDITOR’S NOTE: THIS PIECE IS PART OF A SERIES EXPLORING THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS. SEE THE INTRODUCTION TO THE SERIES HERE. THIS PIECE WAS CO-AUTHORED BY JOHAN BERGENAS AND GRACE MAHONEY. The international community labored for years to conceptualize a new

Editor’s Note: This is the eighth piece in a series exploring the Sustainable Development Goals. See the introduction to the series here. Why is it that some countries enjoy sustained levels of peace and prosperity while others remain trapped in cycles of war

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