Global Goals

  • Declining Global Poverty: Share of People Living in Extreme Poverty

    One of my passion for living is to contribute to ending extreme poverty, directly or indirectly in my own little way. The way I do this is to contribute to the knowledge economy. According to Wikipedia, "knowledge economy" is an economy in which growth is dependent on the quantity, quality, and accessibility of the information available, rather than the means of production. I believe that the more informed you are, the more opportunities you have to grow. The more you grow, the more you get out of the poverty line.Read More »

  • One Year After: Global Goals Report Card on the SDGs

    A year ago (exactly September 25th, 2015), 193 leaders of the world made a promise of the Global Goals. A promise to the seven and a half billion people on this planet that our lives will get a lot better over the next 15 years. They came together to agree on 17 Global Goals to achieve 3 extraordinary things in the next 15 years: end extreme poverty, reduce inequality, and protect the planet.Read More »

  • 12 Questions every Climate Activist should Answer

    As a climate activist, maybe you’re at an office holiday party and your coworkers are enjoying the eggnog a little too much. Before you know it, the questions about our climate begin. Or maybe you’re at a family dinner and your brother-in-law asks, “But if there’s a snowstorm outside, can the climate really be warming?”Read More »

  • Transforming Agriculture and Food Systems to End Poverty

    The SDGs: Transforming agriculture and food systems to end poverty is a keynote address at FFA2015 (Forum for Agriculture) that was delivered by Amina Mohammed, one of the architects of the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that will replace the previous global targets: the Millennium Development Goals. The event FFA2015 took place in September 2015 in Milan, Italy at the EXPO site.Read More »

  • The Link between Clean Water and Education

    On this edition of Global Voices, guest host Maya Albanese explains the link between clean water and education. Watch the video below.Read More »

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