United Nations Sustainable Development Goals - updates

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How these millennials are fighting mental illness with art, Scripture

Jul 01, 2018 - 9:00 AM

Representing the Philippines, the team of Where There Is Hope will be highlighting their advocacy for mental health awareness at the United Nations Youth Assembly this coming August

40 million people worldwide are victims of modern slavery – ILO

Sep 20, 2017 - 9:15 AM

7 in 10 victims are women and girls, while 25% are children

#2030NOW: Curbing hunger and restoring children's dignity

Sep 16, 2017 - 9:33 PM

The UN Sustainable Development Goals include achieving zero hunger, minimizing stunting by 40%, and reducing childhood wasting to less than 5%

UNITED FOR NUTRITION. Eunice Braga of Ogilvy & Mather presents United for Healthier Kids battle against malnutrition. Rappler photo

Ubial urges LGUs to help stop PH malnutrition time bomb

May 04, 2017 - 4:08 PM

We are at a crossroads where decision and actions must be made that will have an impact on our children and the children of the future says Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial

FIGHT VS MALNUTRITION. Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial leads the launch of the Philippine Plan of Action for Nutrition 2017-2022l in Iloilo City on Tuesday. Photo by Rhaydz B. Barcia

DOLE widens ban on child labor in agriculture

Jan 18, 2017 - 7:55 PM

The agriculture sector which employs more than 85 000 children has the highest incidence of child labor in the country

BIGGEST CHUNK. The agriculture sector has the most number of child laborers with more than 85,000 kids employed under it.

SGS 2016: UN exec says new hacks needed for world's problems

Sep 24, 2016 - 10:00 PM

No contribution is too small to make a difference says UN resident coordinator Ola Almgren

IT'S EVERYONE'S JOB. United Nations Resident Coordinator Ola Amgren said that all contributions matter in achieving the sustainable development goals.

Increasing productivity key to revive growth in Asia-Pacific

May 01, 2016 - 3:57 PM

Along with the economic slowdown progress in poverty reduction is slowing inequalities are rising and prospects of decent employment are weakening

POOR. Filipino residents living in shanties along a river bank collect useful items in the trash in Pasay City, south of Manila, Philippines, 27 December 2014. File photo by Francis R. Malasig/EPA

57% of world population still offline

Sep 23, 2015 - 11:43 AM

More public private partnerships should be able to address the digital divide particularly in developing countries ICT experts say

Trillions of dollars needed for UN anti-poverty plan

Aug 04, 2015 - 8:57 AM

The United Nations is hoping that businesses will step up along with national governments to redirect their development aid toward achieving the new global goals

A view of the General Assembly Hall at the UN headquarters, April 27, 2015, United Nations, New York. Loey Felipe/UN Photo

Cheers as UN irons out roadmap to end poverty

Aug 03, 2015 - 11:59 AM

Experts and diplomats from the 193 member states adopt a draft about 30 pages long entitled Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

A wide view of the closing of the 66th UN General Assembly, 17 September 2012, at the United Nations, New York. Rick Bajornas/File/UN Photo