People are still suffering in SVG, two months after the eruption of La Soufrière
Bridgetown, 11 June 2020.- Two months after the devastating eruption of the La Soufriere Volcano, with thousands still displaced, Prime…Read More
Bridgetown: 2 June, 2021 - As development partners work assiduously to assist the Government and people of Saint Vincent and the…Read More
The Virtual Thematic Sessions of the Latin America and the Caribbean Climate Week 2021 (LACCW2021) are wrapping up today, providing…Read More
UNESCO and UWI pay tribute to 'Champions for Gender Equality' during kick-off of Caribbean Sheroes Initiative
Kingston, Jamaica. On 29 April 2021, UNESCO, in partnership with the Institute for Gender and Development Studies (IGDS), Regional Coordination…Read More
Hurricane season an urgent reminder: Climate action will save lives, livelihoods in region
* The author is Selwin Hart, U.N. Assistant Secretary-General for Climate Action and Special Adviser to the U.N. Secretary-General. This op-ed was…Read More
“A crisis with a woman’s face”, article by the Secretary-General of the United Nations on International Women’s Day (8 March 2020)
As the world marks International Women’s Day in the midst of a global pandemic, one stark fact is clear: the…Read More
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GOALS OF THE MONTH
June, a month for the environment, will focus on SDGs 13, 14 and 15
There has never been a more urgent need to revive damaged ecosystems than now, according to the UN Environment Program which will launch the Decade of Ecosystem Restoration this month.
In June, as the world marks several days, events and campaigns relating to restoration and conservation of our natural environment, the Goal of the Month looks at Sustainable Development Goals 13 (Climate Action), 14 (Life under Water) and 15 (Life on Land).
Learn more about these goals and the many activities that will take in place to foster awareness about them.