1 in 9 people still live in extreme poverty around the world. Ending poverty is key to achieving a world of dignity for all.
Here’s how you can help: www.un.org/en/events/povertyday/
Read the UN Secretary-General message: https://bit.ly/2AdCARc
11 October is the ‘International Day of the Girl Child’
The day aims to highlight and address the needs and challenges girls face, while promoting girls’ empowerment and the fulfillment of their human rights.
2018 theme: With Her: A Skilled GirlForce
“Sexual violence in conflict is a threat to peace and a stain on our common humanity. Yet it remains widespread. Congratulations to our UN partners Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad on the Nobel Prize. We will continue to support their courageous efforts.”
— United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Friday’s announcement that the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize will be awarded to Dr. Denis Mukwege & UNODC – United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Goodwill Ambassador Nadia Murad for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence in armed conflict.
Read the full statement: bit.ly/2pC1G61
Global Goals Week is a collective effort to maximize the value of events and activations held during the opening of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly and focused on driving progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres launched the United Nations Youth Strategy! #Youth2030 on 24th September 2018.
The UN Youth Strategy aims to give young people a 🗣 in decision-making at all levels, while resetting the UN’s focus and reorienting its activities to focus on working WITH and FOR young people.
👀 Check it out here: https://www.un.org/youthenvoy/
“Our future rests on solidarity. We must repair broken trust. We must reinvigorate our multilateral project. And we must uphold dignity for one and for all.”— UN Secretary-General António Guterres
Thomas & FriendsTM have teamed up with the United Nations to teach families about the Sustainable Development Goals! We hope to inspire the next generation of global citizens, and start meaningful conversations and learning between children and parents.
More info: https://www.allaboardforglobalgoals.com/
For the UN in Pakistan, 2017 was a year driven by a simple, fundamental aim – to deliver better results for the people of Pakistan.
The Annual Report 2017 showcases the impressive real-life impact of the UN’s development and humanitarian work across the country.
Find out more : http://bit.ly/1UNAR2017