Ruchira Tabassum Naved
and Sadika Akhter –
The garment industry has powered Bangladesh's economy and put more people to work than any other sector, especially women, in the last 40 years. But it has taken a heavy toll on women's mental and physical welfare.
Leonardo Bonanni –
Cloud-based traceability databases and Blockchain-based distributed ledgers now enable supply chain managers to track the path the cobalt travels, to check for any potential material smuggling, child labour, and other high-risk activities.
Former UN Framework Convention on Climate Change executive secretary Christiana Figueres calls on women and girls across the world to channel the energy behind the #MeToo movement to bolster the global fight against climate change.
In 2017, Asia and the Pacific will be home to 62 million international migrants. UNESCAP executive secretary and UN Under-Secretary-General Shamshad Akhtar explains why this is an opportunity to shape a better future for the region
Ping Manongdo –
The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were created to end poverty, inequality, and environmental destruction and to chart a new path towards sustainability. For businesses, it comes with a promise of long-term profitability, too.
On International Happiness Day, meet three young people who are helping to make the world more peaceful, equitable, healthy, and happy -- and how they were honoured by the United Nations with help from their little "blue" friends.