This week’s hot links include: the Sustainable Development Goals, Russia political strategy, Syria and the Yemen.

10 Feb

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United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon spoke this week at the 54th session of the Commission for Social Development in New York, the first functional commissions of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) to meet this year described how 2016 must be the “year of traction” to ensure that 3.1 billion people worldwide are not […]

This week’s hot links include: international aid, sustainable development goals and the United Nations youth forum.

3 Feb

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February 24 marks the 50th anniversary of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Helen Clark for UN Development explores the challenges and landmarks of the last year and the opportunities for the UNDP and international development in 2016. A storify published by the UNDP discusses the previous year in international development, the UNDP role in […]

Buryatia Republic 2030 Roundtable

29 Jan

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The Buryatia Republic, part of the former USSR, responsible for 25% of the world’s fresh water supply, held a 2030 future roundtable discussion at the Buryatia Republic office in Moscow. The discussion was ‘fascinating’ as there were insights from the world stage inclusion of international strategy and from a range of domestic perspectives; the Buryatian […]