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Climate Summit 2014

Ban Ki-moon will host a Climate Summit in September to mobilize political will and spark a race to the top in climate action. United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon will host the Climate Summit in September 2014 as an integral part of his strategy to engage leaders and advance climate action and ambition, drawing on his global convening power and harnessing the full strength of the UN system, working in partnership with all sectors of society. Continue reading

UNEP Think.Eat.Save campaign in Australia

Think.Eat.Save6For the second year running, Australia’s leading food rescue organisation, OzHarvest partnered with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to tackle the issues of food and nutrition security and sustainable food systems at the upcoming  Think.Eat.Save events across Australia.  Continue reading

2014 Human Development Report

Entitled Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience, the Report provides a fresh perspective on vulnerability and proposes ways to strengthen resilience. Persistent vulnerability threatens human development. And unless it is systematically tackled by policies and social norms, progress will be neither equitable nor sustainable.

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Local Launch of the Millennium Development Goals Report 2014 in Australia

IMG_4463cropUNIC Canberra launched the Millennium Development Goals Report 2014 in partnership with the Asia Pacific College of Diplomacy at the Australian National University (ANU) and the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) on the 14th of July at the Hedley Bull Centre in Canberra. Continue reading