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Leading by Example: The UN goes Green

The latest edition of the Greening the Blue report by the United Nations team dedicated to helping UN agencies go
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Leading by Example: The UN goes Green

When Disasters Strike Digital Communities Take Action: The Impact of Social Media

In today’s society, numerous times social media has emerged as the main source of information during and after natural disaster
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When Disasters Strike Digital Communities Take Action: The Impact of Social Media

Has Climate Change made the Caribbean Uninhabitable?

We have been talking about climate change for as long as I can remember. Scientifically speaking, it was in 1958
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Has Climate Change made the Caribbean Uninhabitable?
"With the equivalent of 5% of global military spending we could eradicate poverty forever and transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy..."

 

"We spend 152 times more on defense than in the United Nations system"
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"We need an extra 90 billion $USD per year from the public sector to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals"
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"We already spend 17 times more on defense than the total cost of the Sustainable Development Goals"
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"With the equivalent of 5% of global military spending we can pay for the Sustainable Development Goals"
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JOIN the e-discussion on Cities, Pollution, Health, Nexus

The Institute for International Communication at St. John’s University, The United Nations Environment Group, UN-Habitat, and the Give Me 5 Campaign would like to extend a very warm invitation to the Give Me 5 Community and all of you who decidedly work for the betterment of people and planet, to the fourth e-discussion by the UN […]

Leading by Example: The UN goes Green

The latest edition of the Greening the Blue report by the United Nations team dedicated to helping UN agencies go green was released yesterday. The report shows a record number of UN entities – 39 – that were climate neutral for 2016! This is a great step by the UN towards leading by example. For […]

When Disasters Strike Digital Communities Take Action: The Impact of Social Media

In today’s society, numerous times social media has emerged as the main source of information during and after natural disaster events and human-created emergencies. For example, during recent natural disasters, social media platforms were heavily used to communicate with loved ones, contact authorities, and provide updates on the disaster. Emergency workers and volunteers utilize social […]

Has Climate Change made the Caribbean Uninhabitable?

We have been talking about climate change for as long as I can remember. Scientifically speaking, it was in 1958 that Charles David Keeling began systematic measurements of atmospheric CO2 at Mauna Loa in Hawaii and in Antarctica. Keeling’s measurement project provided hard evidence of rising concentrations of CO2 in the atmosphere. This project continues still today […]

Join the Environmental-Humanitarian Nexus e-discussion!

The Institute for International Communication at St. John’s University, The United Nations Environment Group, and the Give Me 5 Campaign would like to extend a very warm invitation to the Give Me 5 Community and all of you who decidedly work for the betterment of people and planet, to the third e-discussion by the UN Environment […]

“Small is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered” and Sustainable Development

Written by Prof. Basilio G. Monteiro Director of the Institute for International Communications at St. John’s University Even at an exclusively dedicated conference on Sustainable Development and Small Entrepreneurs, organized by the International Academy for Small/Medium Business, this year at Buenos Aires, Argentina, (June 29-July 1), one could not escape the doctrine of “economies of scale” preached by […]

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