Nosh Nalavala interviews the Ambassador of Norway Geir Pederson
Ambassador Lois Young of the Permanent Mission of Belize to the UN in conversation with Nosh Nalavala
Ambassador Dr Mwaba P. Kasese-Bota, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Zambia to the United Nations calls on partners to deliver on commitments
Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Paraguay to the UN, Federico Gonzalez talks with Nosh Nalavala on the universal nature of SDGs
Amina Mohammed, till recently the Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on Post-2015 Development Planning, answers questions on the ambitious post-2015 sustainable development agenda adopted by UN member states at the Special Summit on Sustainable Development in September this year.
By Kanya D’Almeida
UNITED NATIONS, 19 August 2015 – Overcoming a serious funding shortfall, and caught between numerous regional conflicts, the United Nation’s humanitarian agency for Palestinian refugees announced on Aug. 19 that it would nevertheless open schools on time for the roughly half-a-million children who rely on the international community for their education.
By Fabiana Frayssinet
LA PLATA, Argentina, 27 July2015 – The showcases in the Colegio Nacional Rafael Hernández, a public high school in La Plata, Argentina, tell the story of the stern neoclassical building which dates back to 1884. But the classrooms reflect the digital era, thanks to the computers distributed to all public school students as part of a government social inclusion programme.
By Bhumika Muchhala
UNITED NATIONS, 7 August 2015 – At about a quarter to seven on the evening of Sunday, Aug. 2, the member states of the United Nations adopted the post-2015 development agenda outcome document, titled “Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda.”
PARIS – August 25, 2015 – The climate change agreement world leaders are expected to sign in December “has to take us to a less than 2 degree global warming path because that is the ultimate test of the whole package that will come out of Paris,” according to Janos Pasztor, a senior United Nations climate change advisor.
By Nosh Nalavala
In Samoa, an archipelago nation largely dependent on foreign aid and private remittances, it can seem near-impossible for its 200,000-person population to carve out opportunities for economic mobility.