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UN adopts SDGs

On 25th September 2015, the 193-Member United Nations General Assembly formally adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, along with a set of bold new Global Goals. The new framework, Transforming Our World: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, is composed of 17 goals and 169 targets to wipe out…
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What can $10 do?

The Life You can Save initiative decided to take their cameras to Cape Town, South Africa to show what $10 means to people in poverty. $10 probably doesn't mean that much to most of us living in one of the richer countries around the world. For example, if you are…
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October 17 – World Day for Overcoming Extreme Poverty & International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

#‎October17‬ Posters - Free to use, share and distribute ‪Some of my designs for the 2014 commemoration of the World Day for Overcoming Extreme Poverty – also recognized as the United Nations International Day for the Eradication of Poverty – which falls on October 17 each year. Download print quality…
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Why #FloodWallStreet matters

More than 100 protesters were arrested after hundreds of people gathered in New York City’s financial district on Monday to denounce to denounce what organisers say is Wall Street’s contribution to climate change. Flood Wall Street demonstrators, primarily dressed in blue to represent climate change-induced flooding, marched to New York…
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UN Climate Summit 2014

UN Climate Summit 2014 Climate change is not a far-off problem. It is happening now and is having very real consequences on people’s lives. Climate change is disrupting national economies, costing us dearly today and even more tomorrow.  But there is a growing recognition that affordable, scalable solutions are available…
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