September 24, 2018

This year's Media for Social Impact Summit announced the opportunity for outside organizations to partner with select UN agencies.

July 10, 2017

Starting today, the United Nations, under its Economic and Social Council, is convening a High-Level Political Forum to review the progresses being made on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, with a special focus on "Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing world."

As part of the program,...

June 28, 2017

This month's featured campaign is an award winning international non-profit organization empowering children and youth through skateboarding and education in Afghanistan, Cambodia and South Africa.

Over 1600 children, aged 5–17, attend Skateistan’s programs, over 50% of which are girls. Through their various program...

June 28, 2017

From June 5-9, 2017, the SDG Media Zone was partnered with EARTHx at the Ocean Conference to communicate through editors, bloggers, high-level delegates and influencers the rising importance of the state of the world’s ocean, which is rapidly deteriorating.

The panel discussions and interviews involved ministers, hi...

May 30, 2017

On May 20th a collection of 53 "waves" arose on the streets of New York. The art installation is a collaboration between Project 0 and luxury skin care brand, La Mer, who brought the sculptures into the Big Apple to raise awareness around Project 0's mission - to protect the world's oceans.

The exhibition will...

May 17, 2017

The Governing Council is responsible for making decisions concerning the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat). It meets every two years, and from May 8th through May 12th,  the Governing Council hosted its 26th conference, which took place in Nairobi, Kenya. Any state that pertains to the UN is i...

May 3rd is celebrated worldwide as the World Press Freedom Day, a day to raise awareness of the importance of freedom of the press and to remind governments of their duty to respect and uphold the right to freedom of expression. The Day was officially declared by the United Nations General Assembly in 1993 and is e...

April 21, 2017

Tomorrow, the world's largest non-profit student-run organization - AIESEC, will launch ‘Let’s Get Real’ campaign to raise awareness about the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The campaign’s aim is to target young people, aged 18-29 globally, through the use of simple and relatable messages that drive behav...

April 21, 2017

Earth Day is celebrated on April 22 every year to encourage people to take action to protect our planet and live more sustainably.

What started as a local U.S. celebration in 1970 as a form of support to the environmental reforms, now became a global movement to inspire actions to ensure a more sustainable future an...

April 18, 2017

Each year, International Mother Earth Day is celebrated on April 22nd as a reminder of our collective responsibility in protecting the Earth and all the life it supports. It is also an opportunity to raise awareness around the challenges we face regarding the well-being of the planet, with an upraising focus on the...

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