One year ago today, the Paris Agreement was signed by 175 countries. Today, on Earth Day, we're defending it: [ Unausa.org Link ]
One year ago today the Paris Agreement was signed by 175 countries

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The Paris Agreement is the greatest opportunity the U.S. has to join the world and protect the planet we all call home. It’s up to us to urge U.S. leaders to maintain our momentum in this vital climate accord. This Earth Day, join United Nations Association of the United States of America to have your voice heard: [ Bit.ly Link ]
The Paris Agreement is the greatest opportunity the US has to join
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The global challenge of climate change requires bold, collective action, and the Paris Agreement is the greatest opportunity that the United States has to join the nations of the world to protect the planet we all call home. Read 7 reasons why the United States needs the Paris Climate Agreement: [ Bit.ly Link ]
The global challenge of climate change requires bold collective action and the
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Global Entrepreneurs Council members Ashish J. Thakkar and Georgie Benardete join UN Foundation to discuss the Sustainable Development Goals and entrepreneurship! Follow along here.
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United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed and International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde discuss the large scale impact of economically empowering women.
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"The connection between climate change and food security is relatively well understood. Destroying forests and emitting greenhouse gases to produce food fuels climate change. And the hotter and more volatile our climate gets, the harder it is to produce food." Learn more about the need for sustainable food: [ Bit.ly Link ]
The connection between climate change and food security is relatively well understood
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The 17 Sustainable Development Goals and their associated 169 targets are ambitious and require innovative ways to measure progress. The Atlas offers the perspective of experts in the World Bank on each of the SDGs.
The 17 Sustainable Development Goals and their associated 169 targets are ambitious

The 2017 Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals: a new visual guide to data and development

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Investment in quality education, healthcare, governance and infrastructure for all makes conflict and insecurity less likely. The United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development has 17 Global Goals to achieve this. Learn more: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Investment in quality education healthcare governance and infrastructure for all
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Empowering girls and women is a key priority for the United Nations which focused on the issue of economic empowerment in March. In fact, the Sustainable Development Goals call for the achievement of gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls by 2030. This is the right thing to do; it’s also the smart thing to do. A recent report from the UN Foundation and BNY Mellon found that...
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Empowering girls and women is a key priority for the United Nations
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Pfizer, the International Trachoma Initiative, and the World Health Organization (WHO) are working together to eliminate the world’s leading infectious cause of blindness--trachoma. Learn more: [ Pfizer.com Link ]
In our interconnected world, no one nation can solve – nor hide from – global challenges. The UN’s role of bringing countries and sectors together to advance solutions to pressing problems will continue to be essential to creating a more secure world for all. Learn more:
In our interconnected world no one nation can solve nor hide from

4 Global Leaders Share Why the UN Matters

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“It’s so dark at night, it is like living without eyes. Many people live in fear of the night time.” Read about what it’s like to live in a refugee settlement without energy: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Its so dark at night it is like living without eyes Many
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Fifty years into the future, it will be too late to do what is possible right now. We must all work together to explore and care for the ocean as if our very lives depend on it, because they do. Learn more about the ocean's biggest problem with Sylvia A. Earle: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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"Decision-makers want to use good data to inform policy and programs, but in many scenarios, quality, complete data is not available...this lack of information acutely impacts girls and women, who are often overlooked in data collection even when traditional surveys count their households." Learn more about how UN Foundation's Data 2X initiative is closing the gender data gap: [ On.cfr.org...
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Decisionmakers want to use good data to inform policy and programs but

Big Data Is Filling Gender Data Gaps—And Pushing Us Closer to Gender Equality - Women Around the World

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Tune in to hear UN Foundation Board Member Julio Frenk discuss how climate change affects every human on the planet:
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Together with Global Moms Challenge and Johnson & Johnson, the UN Foundation is hosting Moms + Social Good in New York! Learn about the role that women and their families play in the world. Register today! [ Bit.ly Link ]
Together with Global Moms Challenge and Johnson Johnson the UN Foundation is
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Right now, millions of families are suffering from hunger in Northeastern Nigeria, Somalia, Yemen, and South Sudan. United Nations CERF helps communities most at risk of famine. Learn how you can help, and DONATE now: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Right now millions of families are suffering from hunger in Northeastern Nigeria
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The Sustainable Development Goals serve as the world’s to-do list for 2030. These ambitious goals form a shared agenda to end poverty, promote peace and opportunity for all, and protect the planet. Learn more about the SDGs: [ Bit.ly Link ]
The Sustainable Development Goals serve as the worlds todo list for 2030
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Brigitte Poischen
Families across the globe have a brighter future thanks to the transformative work of the United Nations and its partners. Read about three of the many ways the UN is making a better world for families: [ Bit.ly Link ] via Global Moms Challenge
Families across the globe have a brighter future thanks to the transformative
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