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The Zero Hour Youth Climate March,July 2018, Washington DC (Photo credit: Kristen Doerer)
Youth and Carbon Pricing: A Unifying Solution to Climate Change

Young people understand that their future is at stake with climate change. Clara Fang, Higher Education Outreach Coordinator of Citizens' Climate Lobby, introduces the organizations working with young people to advance carbon pricing.

Migrants and refugees in Europe (Photo credit: UN News)
Call for Workshop Submissions: Design for Humanity Summit II

A joint initiative of the Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs at Fordham University and the International Organization for Migration, Design for Humanity (D4H) aims to drive humanitarian response in a more dignified, inclusive, and sustainable direction through bridging the expertise of humanitarian and design professionals.

2019 ECOSOC Youth Forum

From 8 to 9 April 2019 youth leaders from around the world will come to New York to take part in the UN Economic and Social Council’s (ECOSOC) 8th Youth Forum entitled, “Youth: Empowered, Included and Equal”.

Photo Credit: Abigail Canales Ibarra
Millennium Fellow Abigail Canales Ibarra: The Jälpem Project

In this week’s article, a member of the 2018 Class of Millennium Fellows, Abigail Canales Ibarra, describes her goals and experiences as President of Jälpem. The Jóvenes Altruistas Pensando en México (Jälpem) Project helps those in need by providing healthcare services to people who do not have access to medical care. Her work furthers Sustainable Development Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.

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UN staffers plant a tree in the Food Garden in New York, 22 April 2016. UN Photo/Kensuke Matsueda
Quiz for International Mother Earth Day

Mother Earth is a common expression for the planet earth in a number of countries and regions, which reflects the interdependence that exists among human beings, other living species and the planet we all inhabit. The Earth and its ecosystems are our home. In order to achieve a just balance among the economic, social, and environmental needs of present and future generations, it is necessary to promote harmony with nature and the Earth.

UNAI Quiz: Global Youth

Young people around the world are contributing to their communities, proposing innovative solutions, driving social progress and taking action to make a difference. They are also agents of change, mobilizing to advance the Sustainable Development Goals to improve the lives of people and the health of the planet, and are a driving force in development, peace and security.

Residents of the National Tapajos Forest gather branches and leaves of palm trees to build a house.
International Day of Forests Quiz

Forests cover one third of the Earth's land mass, performing vital functions around the world. Around 1.6 billion people - including more than 2,000 indigenous cultures - depend on forests for their livelihoods, medicines, fuel, food and shelter.

Forests are the most biologically-diverse ecosystems on land, home to more than 80 per cent of the terrestrial species of animals, plants and insects.

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UN Photo/Mark Garten Beneficiaries of the Grameen Bank project for poverty eradication display their weaved baskets at the market.
UNAI QUIZ SDG 1: NO POVERTY

While global poverty rates have been cut by more than half since 2000, one in ten people in developing regions are still living with their families on less than the international poverty line of US$1.90 a day, and there are millions more who make little more than this daily amount. Significant progress has been made in many countries within Eastern and Southeastern Asia, but up to 42 per cent of the population in Sub-Saharan Africa continues to live below the poverty line.

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UNAI QUIZ: International Women’s Day 8 March

International Women’s Day is 8 March!   The day is an opportunity to reflect on progress made, advocate for change and celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities.

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