28 July 2017, Jordon Street - as Saferworld's Policy Coordinator, he works on global peacebuilding issues with a focus on the UN and Sustainable Development Goal 16. As the dust settles after last week’ s UN High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) , it begs the question: is the process for reviewing progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on the right... Read More About Blog: BLOG Keeping the SDGs on track: did the 2017 UN High-Level Political Forum do its job? »
In 2015, the United Nations Member States set ambitious goals for the world with the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development , which offers a unique framework to come together around a renewed effort at preventing human suffering. The Agenda, which is universal, integrated and indivisible in nature, not only aims to end poverty and hunger, to ensure healthy lives and... Read More About Pathways for Peace Inclusive Approaches to Preventing Violent Conflict: Main Messages and Emerging Policy Directions »
The recent discovery of minerals in Uganda offers a significant opportunity for the country to realise it's 2040 economic vision. But investments in the sector also create and fuel tensions in the communities where mining takes place. Applying conflict-sensitive approaches in Uganda’s mining sector is about preventing the emergence, re-emergence or... Read More About Mining in Uganda: a conflict-sensitive analysis »
Science says that looking at kind images makes people happier, healthier and creates a more connected and kind world. You can help make the world a better place through your photography . T ake a picture of kindness where ever you see it and enter the Envision Kindness 2017 Photo Contest: Our World is Kind . Open to all photographers around the world. Wi th... Read More About "Our World Is Kind" Photo Contest »
Don't miss the opportunity to learn successful techniques to de-escalate strong emotions in negotiation, diplomacy, and conflict . On October 4, Douglas E. Noll will teach all about this in a masterclass at the iconic Peace Palace in the "City of Peace and Justice": The Hague, Netherlands. Douglas E. Noll was a business and... Read More About Masterclass: "De-Escalating Strong Emotions in Negotiation, Diplomacy and Conflicts", Douglas E. Noll, October 4, Peace Palace, The Hague, Netherlands »
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