When the United States sneezes, as the old adage goes, the rest of the world often catches a cold. The US Supreme Court’s decision in Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, which ruled that public-sector unions

The Linkages Between Sustainable Development Goal 5 and United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 In order to achieve gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls by 2030 pursuant to Sustainable Development Goal Five (SDG 5), the specific circumstances of

In 1947, a small but mighty slogan changed the very fabric of society, and forever changed the way the world looked at diamonds. Engineered by the DeBeers corporation, “A diamond is forever” wriggled the small gemstone permanently into the lives

Food is fundamental to human development, brings joy, and unites families. Food systems have driven our transformation as a species from the time we roamed as hunter-gatherers some 10,000 years ago to the Green Revolution and the broad expansion of

In the midst of the European migrant crisis, a lot of attention has been paid to how Western countries as a whole have responded to the largest migration flow in the continent since World War II. The focus has been

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

EDITOR’S NOTE: THIS PIECE IS PART OF A SERIES EXPLORING THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS. SEE THE INTRODUCTION TO THE SERIES HERE. THIS PIECE IS AUTHORED BY  FARRUKH KHAN, PROGRAM MANAGER ON CLIMATE FINANCE AT THE UN SECRETARY -GENERAL'S OFFICE.  Final Hours “I

I had the pleasure to speak with Camille Van Gestel, the co-founder and CEO of WakaWaka, a global social enterprise that develops and sells portable solar products. Impakter is familiar with the great work that WakaWaka does, but this time we

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 PART OF A SERIES EXPLORING THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (SDGS) SEE THE INTRODUCTION TO THE SERIES HERE. Water is integral to the 2030 Agenda Water is a vital resource connecting all life on the planet. As such, it

Key to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 is the promotion of peace and end of violent conflict around the world. Unfortunately, this idea has not been realized, as many regions oscillate between periods of violence and instability as a result

EDITOR’S NOTE: THIS PIECE IS AUTHORED BY Paula Caballero, Senior Director of the Environment and Natural Resources Global Practice.  IT  IS PART OF A SERIES EXPLORING THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (SDG's) - SEE THE INTRODUCTION TO THE SERIES HERE. These are

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