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On A Culture of Peace-UN High Level Platform

By Ana Maria Lebada Thematic Expert for 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (Romania) Story Highlights: Participants highlighted the role of education and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in promoting a culture of peace during a meeting of the UNGA. The UNGA President called for teaching children to peacefully resolve disputes, confront injustice and intolerance Read more about On A Culture of Peace-UN High Level Platform[…]

SDG 16 (SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENTKNOWLEDGE PLATFORM)

PROGRESS OF GOAL 16 IN 2017 Violent conflicts have increased in recent years, while homicides have declined slowly and more citizens around the world have better access to justice. A few high-intensity armed conflicts are causing large numbers of civilian casualties. Progress promoting peace and justice, together with effective, accountable and inclusive institutions, remains uneven Read more about SDG 16 (SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENTKNOWLEDGE PLATFORM)[…]

MY World 2030 Global Survey Inaugurated

The inauguration of MY World 2030 Global Survey was done by Hon. MLA Mr. PT Thomas today at Infant Jesus School auditorium. The Municipal Councillor Ms. Asma Noushad and a good number of local residents witnessed the event and participated in the survey.  SCAP has partnered with MY World at the UN and plans to Read more about MY World 2030 Global Survey Inaugurated[…]

Three signs that the world is….

3 signs that the world is already fighting back against climate change Despite a tumultuous 2016, there are reasons to be hopeful that we can win the fight against climate change Image: REUTERS/Carlos Barria 11 Jan 2017 Christiana FigueresConvenor, Mission 2020, Switzerland       Follow the live blog This article is part of the World Economic Read more about Three signs that the world is….[…]

Are we prepared?

India will soon have the world’s biggest population, but it’s not ready for the challenges that creates India’s rate of urban population growth is expected to climb, partly due to migratory flows, especially youths seeking jobs. Image: REUTERS/K. K. Arora This article is published in collaboration withQuartz 21 Aug 2017 Barry MirkinFormer Chief, Population policy Read more about Are we prepared?[…]