The Sustainable Development Goals represent the goals of the global community. At this year’s High Level Political Forum, and throughout the year, the Major Groups and other Stakeholders represents the collaboration and cooperation that is needed to achieve the SDGs. MGoS provides a platform for civil society to join the conversation, and you can too by following the conversation on twitter with #MGoS Learn more about the Major Group system here at https://sustainabledevelopm
One might undermine the significant role that civil society is playing at the HLPF 2017 at the UN Headquarters in NY. However, the Women’s Major Group has launched a campaign with the hope of sending a powerful message throughout the 10 day event. It’s as simple as wearing a specific color on each day of the week. Yesterday was Day 1, and women around the UN were spotted wearing purple to represent respect, protection, and fulfillment of the rights of women and girls. On Day
The average American wastes 25% of their food, contributing to the $162 billion in wasted food by Americans per year, and the 32 million metric tons of food waste that wind up in landfills. Yet, 42.2 million Americans lived in food insecure households in 2015. Obviously, there’s a problem. Besides the clear consequences of malnourishment, including stunted growth, vitamin deficiency, illness, and death, world hunger contributes to much larger scale issues on the world stage.
The Promise Once a week, the Æfocus team will try to show how major newspapers talk about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). There will be weekly posts to keep the readers informed and updated about the SDGs. So, the Æfocus team is determined to do it. Below is the first one, which affects SDG Goal 14. Please check in Every Thursday for another SDG Post by a member of our Focus Team. The Scenario The Ocean Conference is scheduled to be held through June fifth till the