SDG2 - End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture -  What it means With a focus on transformation, universality and interconnectedness, combined with an ambition to tackle root causes, SDG2 encapsulates the vision driving the whole

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

Editor’s Note: This piece is part of a series in collaboration with the SDSN-Y exploring the Sustainable Development Goals. See the introduction to the series here. Interview with Claudia Abate-Debat, Founder and Executive Director of the Foundation for Post Conflict Development and

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

HOW THE WORLD FOOD PROGRAMME USES INNOVATION TO FIGHT HUNGER My first introduction to the United Nations and organizations such as the World Food Programme came in secondary school as a delegate for Libya at The Hague International Model United Nations.

A Closer Look at Solar for Life's Role Editor’s Note: This is the seventh piece in a collaborative series on the Sustainable Development Goals. See the introduction to the series here.  Goal 7, to ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for

Editor’s Note: This is the sixth piece in a series in collaboration with the SDSN-Y exploring the Sustainable Development Goals. See the introduction to the series here.  Many have come to believe that gender equality is a feminist issue, as if to say

David Morley has been President and CEO of UNICEF Canada since March 14, 2011. Prior to this, Mr. Morley served as President and CEO of Save the Children Canada, and before that was Executive Director of Medecins Sans Frontieres/Doctors without Borders Canada. Mr.

Four months ago at the United Nations General Assembly, the global community came together in support of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and voted their approval unanimously. The SDGs form a comprehensive framework of 17 goals aimed at ending global poverty

FAO Investment Centre Celebrating 50 Years of Activity The FAO Investment Centre recently celebrated 50 years of activity supporting FAO member countries in developing investment operations for agricultural development, food security and rural development. The Centre is 20 years younger than

It’s Sunday afternoon and the press room at the 92Y Cultural Center in New York City is packed with 20-something-year-olds armed with laptops, tablets, and smartphones. It’s only the first day of a two-day event, and each seat and every

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