This article is the first of a series "Pipe dream or achievable vision: How can we deliver on the 2030 Agenda?" The 2030 Agenda foresees a bright future for humanity, one in which everyone enjoys peace and prosperity on a bountiful

The fight against hunger and poverty is as urgent today as ever and remains a major challenge worldwide. More than seven hundred million people in the world are estimated to be living in extreme poverty and 70 percent of the

(Part Two) Part One of this article provided an explanation of who indigenous peoples are, why they are considered a special legal category, and what rights they have as outlined in international law. In this piece, I explore how colonization has affected

EDITOR’S NOTE: THIS PIECE IS AUTHORED BY,  ASTRID AGOSTINI, A SENIOR ADVISOR TO THE FAO .THIS PIECE IS PART OF A SERIES EXPLORING THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS. SEE THE INTRODUCTION TO THE SERIES HERE.  In 2015, the international community adopted the

What governance changes are needed? With the Sustainable Development Goals we now have an ambitious and comprehensive new framework for sustainable development adopted by all countries, and here to guide countries for the next decades. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

EDITOR’S NOTE: THIS PIECE IS AN Interview with Ian Bassin,  COO Domestic of Give Directly. Ian Bassin previously served as Assistant Counsel to President Barack Obama and, most recently, Deputy Counsel to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. THIS PIECE

EDITOR’S NOTE: THIS PIECE IS PART OF A SERIES EXPLORING THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS. SEE THE INTRODUCTION TO THE SERIES HERE. Dr. Mary McKay is the current director of the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at New York University, where she has

How Countries are Working Towards Goal 8 Targets: Star-ups in Malaysia; Entrepreneurship in Haiti; Sustainable Tourism in Caribbean Countries; South Africa’s Green Initiative; China’s Restoration Editor’s Note: This piece is part of a series in collaboration with the SDSN-Y exploring the

On 25 September 2015, the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit adopted the 2030 agenda, establishing a new global framework for eradicating poverty and ensuring sustainable development. Focusing on People, Planet, Prosperity, Peace and Partnership, the agenda is universal. It aims at

On first look, Twins for Peace is a company that sells shoes to raise funds to produce shoes for children in poverty-stricken countries, but, that description merely scratches the surface. In fact, Twins for Peace was created to ‘foster impactful progress’, to consistently

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