Neither is the biggest motivator for citizens in developing democracies from South Africa to Indonesia, a global survey discovered. What does jolt people from an apolitical stupor can be a leverage point for building democracy.
The Nobel Peace Prize honorees show how the world’s most cherished humanitarian award can inspire us to take up peacemaking within our own spheres of influence.
The UN and Rockefeller Foundation have teamed up to offer the public a way to invest in global companies advancing the SDGs – and already face competition from the world’s biggest investment manager.
The world body just gave youth a powerful new opening for averting conflict, rebuilding peace and transforming the future of Africa.
India is leading a revolution in how citizens are holding government officials accountable for services. You can bring the same social monitoring impact to your community.
Three months after the attacks of September 11, 2001, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan, who died in August, gave this speech while accepting the Nobel Peace Prize: Today, in Afghanistan, a girl will be born. […]
Brazil’s Paraná State may be taking the United Nations’ sustainable development goals for 2030 more seriously than almost any other political jurisdiction on the planet. Silvio Barros, secretary of state of Paraná, told a UN […]
Why is it so hard for the impoverished citizens of this African country to learn how their government plans to spend billions from an energy windfall?
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SDG 16’s striving for peace, justice and inclusive societies where accountable governance matters first comes to life in a classroom. Educate children and you produce engaged, thinking citizens. Get girls into that classroom and you […]