My message to the UNA-USA Annual Meeting

Last week I had the honor to address the United Nations Association - USA Chapter's Annual meeting titled: "The US
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Treading Water: The Unexpected Pollution of the Deep Sea

A recent study done by Alan Jamieson from Newcastle University and his team has dispelled the notion that that the
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A Renewed Fight Against FGM

Yesterday, February 6, 2017, was the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation. For those who are unfamiliar
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"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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My message to the UNA-USA Annual Meeting

Last week I had the honor to address the United Nations Association – USA Chapter’s Annual meeting titled: “The US and the UN” at the United Nations General Assembly Hall. After wonderful welcome messages by the organizers, Peter Yeo President of the Better World Campaign and the Vice President of Public Policy and Advocacy at […]

Treading Water: The Unexpected Pollution of the Deep Sea

A recent study done by Alan Jamieson from Newcastle University and his team has dispelled the notion that that the deepest parts of the ocean, such as the Mariana Trench, would remain unaffected by human activity and pollution. The findings of this study have concluded that not only is there pollution, but that deep-water pollution […]

A Renewed Fight Against FGM

Yesterday, February 6, 2017, was the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation. For those who are unfamiliar with the term, female genital mutilation (FGM) is characterized by the World Health Organization (WHO) as, “all procedures that involve partial or total removal of the external female genitalia, or other injury to the female […]

Give Me 5! Activities: Interfaith Partnerships for the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda”

The Give Me 5 Campaign was proud to be in attendance and a co-organizer along with other leading Sponsors including the UN Secretary General’s TOGETHER Campaign of the NGO Committee on Sustainable Development-NY meeting on “Interfaith Partnerships for the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda” which was on January 26th at the Baha’i International Office directly adjacent […]

Green Digital Finance Alliance – LAUNCHED !!

*by Simon Zadek, picture courtesy of UN Environment In Davos on the 20 January, 2017 – the ‘Green Digital Finance Alliance’, a ground-breaking initiative to harness digital technologies in catalyzing financing that addresses global environmental challenges, was launched at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland by its two founders, Ant Financial Services […]

Guest Blog: Six Sustainable Development Goals and Why They Matter for Persons With Disabilities

The Give Me Five Campaign is pleased to welcome a guest blog by Elizabeth Lockwood, United Nations Representative for CBM International.   Happy New Year! In 2017, as an advocate for the rights of persons with disabilities at CBM, I will continue to engage in the inclusion of persons with disabilities in the implementation of […]

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