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By Cynthia Darrous Khoury - Nov 09,2017
We all agree that water scarcity and dwindling supplies of safe drinking water around the world is alarming and poses a major problem in every continent.Worse, this scarcity is expected to increase with the rise of global temperatures as a result of climate change.Access to safe
By Cynthia Darrous Khoury - Aug 06,2017
Gender equality has been at the centre of the United Nations’ priorities for years now, with the world body working with global communities on achieving this goal by 2030 in a world where half of its population are women and girls. Gender equality is a fundamental human righ
By Cynthia Darrous Khoury - Jun 29,2017
Acquiring quality education is the cornerstone to improving people’s lives and sustainable development.When you have access to quality education, this can help you break from the cycle of poverty.Education is a major tool to combat all forms of poverty everywhere.A recent study b
By Cynthia Darrous Khoury - May 13,2017
Ensuring healthy lives and promoting wellbeing for all at all ages is important to building prosperous societies, since healthy people are the foundation of healthy economies.However, this remains a challenge and requires a strong commitment.Despite great strides by the UN in imp
By Cynthia Darrous Khoury - Apr 13,2017
Every man, woman and child has the right to adequate food, yet one in nine people in the world today are undernourished.According to facts and figures from the United Nations, there are around 795 million people hungry around the world, the vast majority of whom live in developin
By Cynthia Darrous Khoury - Feb 25,2017
Throughout the world, hundreds of thousands of people go to sleep every night hungry, without a piece of bread to eat.
By Cynthia Darrous Khoury - Feb 06,2017
In September 2015, all 193 UN member states gathered at the General Assembly in New York and adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals.This momentous agenda will serve as the launch pad for action by the international community a


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