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    Distribution of skilled renewable energy workforce key in reducing energy poverty

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Investment in building skilled workforce is key to grow renewable energy sector and hence reducing energy poverty, a report...

    ‘We need all hands on deck!’ The world’s ‘to-do list’ is long and time...

    “Let’s tell it like it is: Our world is in big trouble. And we are facing crisis after crisis: People are hurting – and...

    Canada braces for Hurricane Fiona after a week of lashing wind and rain in...

    “Fiona is expected to affect portions of Atlantic Canada as a powerful hurricane-force cyclone…significant impacts from high winds, storm surge and heavy rainfall are...

    Answering the challenges posed by antimicrobial resistance

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Pascale Ondoa and Yewande Alimi   Staphylococcus aureus is the source of a skin infection that can turn deadly if drug...

    Least developed countries impacted by ‘range of interlinked crises’ – Assembly President |

    “Even before the pandemic, many least developed countries were off-track in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and had limited capacity to tackle complex...

    Farmers in South Sudan on a path to success

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Small-scale farmers in South Sudan, working with Africa’s largest non-governmental organisation ForAfrika, are poised to harvest vegetables and cereal...

    Malawi becomes first country in southern Africa to eliminate trachoma

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Malawi has become the first country in southern Africa and the fifth in Africa to eliminate trachoma as a...

    1.5 degree climate pledge ‘on life support’, Guterres tells leaders during frank exchanges |

    Speaking to journalists after the meeting, the UN chief said that he had talked to leaders about the climate emergency, and the “triple global...

    Influential young changemakers recognized by UN |

    Every two years, the Office of the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth picks out young change-makers who are at the forefront of attempts to combat...

    Irrational war on drugs, destruction of the Amazon, expose humanity’s failures, Colombia’s Petro tells...

    Mr. Petro described his country as one of the most beautiful and nature-rich in the world but said that blood also flowed into its...

    Rescuing the SDGs: General Assembly highlights ‘world’s to-do list’ |

    The 2022 SDG Moment, which places an annual spotlight on the 17 Global Goals agreed by countries in December 2015, took place as the...

    UN spotlights transformational potential of family farming for world food supply |

    The UNDFF runs through the end of 2028, and the Forum is being convened by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the...

    Education financing is imperative for “peaceful, prosperous, stable societies’ – UN chief |

    Secretary-General António Guterres, speaking alongside his Special Envoy for Global Education, Gordon Brown, drew attention to the critical issue of innovative financing for education.

    Brazilian artist’s mural ‘for the planet’ proves big draw for UN General Assembly |

    Spreading along the First Avenue entrance just above New York’s iconic 42nd Street, and rising above the national flags of the world which stretch...

    Only five of 15 antibiotic-resistant pathogens in Africa well known  

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). New data released today on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) from 14 sub-Saharan countries finds that only five out of the...

    Narok’s sewer system cited as an example of how innovative technology can solve health...

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Simon Thomas Kenya’s Narok Town’s first sewerage system has been internationally recognised for its positive effects on reducing incidences...

    More than Half of All Tropical Deforestation Directly Attributable to Industrial Mining

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). New peer-reviewed research published in PNAS today showed that Ghana is among 26 countries in the world where tropical...

    Global UN forum showcases need, impact of South-South cooperation |

    At the opening of the Global South-South Development Expo 2022, Secretary-General António Guterres encouraged through a video message, collaboration among countries and communities to build...

    ‘Solutions lie in solidarity’ UN chief says on South-South Cooperation Day |

    South-South cooperation is unity among people and countries of the developing world, known as the global South, which contributes to national well-being, collective self-reliance...

    President Nana Akufo-Addo calls for regional action on attacks on education in West Africa

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, came together with guests at the UNESCO HQ in Paris on Friday 9th...

    WMO: Climate change in Africa can destabilize ‘countries and entire regions’ |

    The State of the Climate in Africa 2021 reveals that rainfall patterns are disrupted, glaciers are disappearing and key lakes are shrinking. And rising water demand,...

    New social contract needed to lift half of Asia and Pacific region’s workforce out...

    “Our region spends less than half of the global average on social protection,” said ESCAP Executive Secretary Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana. “Almost 60 per cent of...

    Announcing the Results of the TFF Challenge 2022

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). ...

    Egypt prepares for flagship UN climate conference, in a year of unprecedented global weather...

    Several COP27-related initiatives are underway in Egypt: they include projects related to sustainable transport, waste recycling, women's health, the transition to clean energy, sustainable...