Sustainable Development Goals
António Guterres, Mar 08, 2018
There is ample evidence that investing in women is the most effective way to lift communities, companies, and even countries. Women’s participation makes peace agreements stronger, societies more resilient and economies more vigorous.
Clement Chauvet, Mar 09, 2018
For the continuum that spans education, skills, jobs onto economic growth, information is going to be the pathway to empowerment. Clément Chauvet, Chief, Skills and Business Development at UNDP in India illustrates.
Point of view
Bahar Dutt, Mar 03, 2018
The term human-wildlife conflict seems to create the illusion of humans on one side and animals on the other, in a boxing match like situation fighting for common resources. The truth, especially in a country like India where biodiversity thrives amidst human-dominated landscapes, is far away from this imagery. Award-winning environment journalist Bahar Dutt explains.
Mrinalini Santhanam, Jan 31, 2018
The woman who toiled for two decades to realise her dream of building a hospital for the needy, is now the recipient of Padma Shri award. Meet Subhasini Mistry, she is living proof that one does not need to be young, rich or educated to be an achiever, but that immense hard work and the audacity of hope can go a long way. She was also one among the 12 winners of Women Transforming India Awards in 2017.
António Guterres, Jan 12, 2018
Secretary-General's remarks at Handover Ceremony of the Chairmanship of the Group of 77 and China.
Robert Glasser, Jan 13, 2018
In a world where disasters cost the global economy $520 billion every year and push 24 million people into poverty, it has never been more important to move from managing disasters to managing the risks which drive them. These risks include poverty, bad planning, lack of building codes, destruction of protective eco-systems, climate change and population growth in disaster-prone areas. Read oped by Robert Glasser, the UN Secretary General’s Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction and the Head of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction.
António Guterres, Jan 12, 2018
Managing migration is one of the most profound challenges for international cooperation in our time. Oped by UN Secretary General António Guterres.
World Health Organization
Soumya Swaminathan, Jan 11, 2018
Irrespective of which ministry proposes it, in 2018, one hopes that health truly finds its way into all policies. This is essential for meeting the pledge to provide universal health coverage by 2030.
Arun Maira, Jan 08, 2018
The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are inspiring many people around the world. They are referred to very often in business conferences. Civil society organizations recall them repeatedly. Government officials often cite them. It seems there is a consensus about the goals. Now the question is, how can the stakeholders work together more effectively to achieve them.
International Labour Organisation
Panudda Boonpala and Max Tuñón, Dec 18, 2017
The occasion of International Migrants Day is an opportunity to reflect on the significant changes seen in the governance of international labour migration in India in 2017.