Celebrating Mother Earth 45 Years On

Celebrating Mother Earth, 45 Years On

Since coming into existence at the start of the environmental movement in 1970, Earth Day has grown into a global phenomenon. And yet, species extinction, climate change and other environmental problems continue to plague us. Here’s how we can get on track to a future in which every day is a celebration of nature.

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Opinion: It’s Time to Step It Up for Gender Equality

Despite an extraordinary Platform for Action committed to at the historic Fourth World Conference on Women 20 years ago this September, we can celebrate only modest gains in some areas. This fall the world’s leaders have the chance to re-commit so that we can truly and quickly breach the gender equality gaps that remain, argues the Executive Director of UN Women.

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Navigating to Safe Waters

Navigating to Safe Waters

To mark World Water Day, UNU-INWEH’s Dr Corinne Schuster-Wallace describes a programme that is helping disadvantaged communities across the world to implement holistic, affordable and sustainable change to combat waterborne diseases.

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