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United Nations and Thomas & Friends™ Announce New Collaboration to Promote the Sustainable Development Goals to Children

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 20:01

New York, 14 October 2017—The United Nations and Mattel, Inc., today announced at MIPJunior in Cannes, France, details of their collaboration to incorporate a number of the Sustainable Development Goals into the storylines of the animated children’s television series Thomas & Friends™. The new collaboration will result in the inclusion of elements from five of […]

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Op-ed: Climate change is a threat to rich and poor alike

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 23:08

The heads of the UN's agencies for development, climate change and disaster risk say recent hurricanes are a reminder that the impacts of climate change know no borders.

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Secretary-General’s message for International Day for Disaster Reduction

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 22:04

"Let’s put more effort into tackling disaster risk to create a safer, more sustainable world for all," he says.

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International Day for the Eradication of Poverty to stress greater engagement in drive to promote prosperity, human dignity and human rights

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 21:32

The UN is seeking broader engagement from all sectors of society to lift 767 million people still living in extreme poverty above the international poverty line of $1.90 a day as it marks the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty on 17 October this year. This year will mark the 25th year that the […]

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Humanoid robot joins UN meeting on artificial intelligence, sustainable development

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 23:10

Artificial intelligence has the potential to accelerate progress on global development goals, but also poses a range of complex challenges.

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#DayoftheGirl 2017

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 22:07

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