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A mother and her newborn baby at the Maternal and Child Health Training Institute for medically needy in Dhaka, Bangladesh. UN Photo/Kibae Park
“We want women to give birth in a safe environment with skilled birth attendants in well-equipped facilities.
One of the indicators of Sustainable Development Goal 4, which aims to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all, is the extent to which global citizenship education has been mainstreamed at all levels in national education policies, curricula, teacher education and student assessment. In this second part of a two-part series on global citizenship education, the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) spoke with Lily Gray of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Liaison Office at United Nations Headquarters in New York on UNESCO work in global citizenship education and its relation to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Secretary-General António Guterres makes remarks during the opening session of the first Global Engagement and Empowerment Forum on Sustainable Development (GEEF). UN Photo/Mark Garten
8 February 2018 – United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Thursday highlighted the importance of engagement and empowerment to transform the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into benefits for all people worldwide and called on all sectors of the society to actively involve themselves in this endeavour.
New York University Shanghai hosted its inaugural Model United Nations Conference in November 2017 as the first such event organized in China by a United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) member institution.
A patient being prepared for cobalt therapy at a hospital in Kandy, Sri Lanka. Photo: Petr Pavlicek/IAEA
2 February 2018- Millions of people suffering from cancer in developing countries still lack access to effective prevention, screening, early diagnosis and treatment, the head of the United Nations International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said Friday, urging continued efforts to ensure greater access to these vital services.
1 February 2018 – Members of the United Nations Academic Impact network may be interested to know that a new edition of UNtold: The real story of the United Nations in peace and war is now available. Meant to entertain as well as inform, the book offers a journalistic take on the United Nations, highlighting particular moments in the history and growth of the institution.
The launch of the PyeongChang Forum for the Earth and its Citizens took place at United Nations Headquarters in New York on 13 December 2017 (UN Photo).
31 January 2018 - The launch of the PyeongChang Forum for the Earth and its Citizens took place at United Nations Headquarters in New York on 13 December 2017.
The Art of Protection aims to help Nepalese artists and designers live decently from their work (Photo: Francisco Oncina Carratalá).
Sustainable Development Goal 8 aims to “promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all”. How can art and design contribute to promoting decent work for all? The author of this contribution: Prof. Francisco Oncina Carratalá, is a Professor of Industrial Organization and Legislation at United Nations Academic Impact member institution School of Art and Design Superior of Alicante in Spain.
Lab assistant growing culture viruses and bacteria in the “Infectious Room” of the Cancer Institute of Columbia. Photo: PAHO/WHO
29 January 2018 – Antimicrobials have been a driver of unprecedented medical and societal advances, but their overuse has resulted in antibiotic resistant bacteria, with the World Health Organization (WHO) reporting new surveillance data on Monday which reveals widespread resistance to some of the world’s most common infections, including E.