April 16, 2018

Lack of trained teachers and adequate facilities, a big threat to SDG 4

Obtaining a quality education is the foundation to improving people’s lives and sustainable development. Basic literacy skills have improved tremendously, yet bolder efforts are needed to make even greater strides for achieving universal education goals.
March 1, 2018
under-five mortality

A drastic decline in Child Mortality since 2000, yet a long way to go

Child mortality rates have plummeted to less than half of what they were in 1990, but it is not enough. We have to acknowledge tremendous global […]
December 6, 2017


Even after seventy years, the declaration still holds relevant and is the most translated document in the world, currently existing in more than 500 languages.
October 24, 2017


UN Day 2017 marks the 72nd anniversary of the UN Charter’s entry into force, and celebrates everything that the UN represents and has achieved since its establishment in 1945.
September 28, 2017

Tackling child malnutrition to unlock potential and boost prosperity

Far too many children under age 5 are stunted, wasted or overweight—all of which are manifestations of malnutrition. These conditions put children at greater risk of dying from common infections, jeopardize their cognitive development, and increase their vulnerability to non-communicable diseases later in life.
September 14, 2017

Social Protection, a tool to combat poverty, a step forward towards 2030

Imagine a world where all older persons receive a pension; a world where all people with severe disabilities receive benefits for a life in dignity. Imagine a world where all women receive maternity and child support so kids can eat, study and play; a world where there is support for those who are poor or without jobs. A world where no one is left behind. This is the world we want in 2030. A world with no poverty and fewer inequalities, a world with social protection for all.