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En los últimos 20 años los desastres han afectado a 4.400 millones de personas, han causado 2 billones de dólares de daños y han matado a 1,3 millones de personas. Los desastres han afectado a las personas que viven en los países en desarrollo y, en particular, a las comunidades más vulnerables de esos países.
Over the past 20 years, disasters have affected billions of people, caused USD$ trillions of damage, and killed millions of people. Disasters have affected people living in developing countries and, in particular, the most vulnerable communities within these countries.
The overall objective of this course is to allow a better understanding of the human rights-based approach to disability and to enable participants to identify gaps between existing policy and the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, in order to implement it coherently.
La oficina de UNITAR en Nueva York y Fundación Monge organizarán un evento paralelo en el marco del Foro de la Juventud del Consejo Económico y Social (ECOSOC) que celebra su décimo aniversario.
The rise in population growth, coupled with the strenuous demands we place on our environment, is not sustainable, and it calls for a social, economic, and cultural transformation.
We can start by looking at where we live and the livelihoods of those around us. How can we create, design, and implement systems that are inclusive, integrative, and sustainable?
Water is essential for life and for sustainable development. Increasing human population, the impacts of climate change and unsustainable growth all place pressures on the world’s precious freshwater resources. Managing water well is essential for the international community to deliver the promise of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
The UN Charter established Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in 1945 as one of the six main organs of the United Nations. The ECOSOC aims to advance the three dimensions of sustainable development – economic, social and environmental. It fosters debate and innovative thinking, forging consensus on ways forward, and coordinating efforts to achieve internationally agreed goals.