A push to establish internationally-agreed standards to keep illegally caught fish off store-shelves and consumers’ plates has taken an important step forward, the United Nations agricultural agency, said today as a measure aiming to create a “gold standard” for catch documentation nears the finish line.
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced that His Excellency Mr. Nana Akufo-Addo, President of Ghana, will serve as co-chair of the Secretary-General’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Advocates. He will be co-chair of the group along with Prime Minister Erna Solberg of Norway until the end of 2018. President Akufo-Addo succeeds His Excellency Mr. John […]
Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, co-chair of the SDG Advocates, promoted the Goals during her visit to China.
Booking.com announced the 10 startups that will join Booster, program that supports projects seeking to have a positive impact on the global tourism industry.
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In their roles as UN Sustainable Development Goals Advocates, Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Alibaba Group Founder and Executive Chairman Jack Ma on April 9 stressed the need for innovative private public partnerships to improve rural education, drive inclusive growth, eradicate poverty and stop climate change in a meeting in Hangzhou, China. The Advocates […]
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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today designated children’s rights activist and Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai as a UN Messenger of Peace with a special focus on girls’ education.
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On 10 April 2017, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres will designate Malala Yousafzai, global advocate for girls’ education and the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize laureate, as a UN Messenger of Peace with a special focus on girls’ education.
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Thomas Cook has committed to stop selling tickets to some wildlife attractions following an independent review into animal welfare standards.
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There is no more powerful platform for promoting shared values than sport, Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Irina Bokova, said in a message marking the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace.
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The report details the impacts and highlights stories about some of the innovative sustainability projects at its Unique Lodges collection, supporting idea that tourism can be a powerful force for good in the world.
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