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Sport is force of social empowerment and an engine for equality – UNESCO

There is no more powerful platform for promoting shared values than sport, Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Irina Bokova, said in a message marking the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace.

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UN stresses need to anticipate changes in world’s population age structure to achieve Sustainable Development Goals

Changes in age structure of human populations are taking place worldwide, with major implications for sustainable development policies,
highlights 50th session of the UN Commission on Population and Development

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Bridging global infrastructure gap tops agenda at annual UN Partnership Forum

Addressing the Partnership Forum convened by the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), senior UN officials today discussed how to promote infrastructure growth in the least developed countries, particularly in Africa, to reach the world’s development goals by 2030.

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More action needed to meet energy goals by 2030, new report finds

The current pace of progress on three global energy goals – access to electricity, renewable energy and efficiency – is not moving fast enough to meet 2030 targets, according to the latest Global Tracking Framework (GTF) report released today by the World Bank and the International Energy Agency as part of the Sustainable Energy for All Knowledge Hub.

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