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Meet a “Green Talent” from São Paulo and learn about Brazil’s biggest sustainability challenges.
Meet a Kenyan winner of the Green Talents Competition and find out how his research contributes to sustainability.
“Indigenous peoples: development with culture and identity” was the special theme of this year’s session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.
Since its emergence the UN has played a significant role in bringing topics such as sustainable development on the global agenda. Through treaties and conferences the UN idea was recorded in many spheres of international reign. Since the Seventies a tremendous proliferation of UN agencies involved in Sustainable Development has taken place.Now it is time to reevaluate the UN’s efforts to not lose sight of the ultimate goal!
What if we could change the way the United Nations conducts itself? Collectively, we think of the United Nations as one entity, but it is actually composed of three different groups: the UN of Governments, the UN of the Secretariat and the UN of the NGOs, Committees, and experts. These three groups often are confronted with conflicting ideas and power struggles. But what if there was another way? Read more