International Organizations

  • UN Agency Issues Global Ethics Guidance on TB

    March 30, 2017

    The UN's World Health Organization has issued global ethical guidance on the treatment of tuberculosis (TB) in order to encourage governments and health providers to fulfill the UN Sustainable Development Goals by respecting the "human rights, ethics and equity" of TB patients.

  • UN Meeting Produces SDG Pledge on Ageing, Women

    March 30, 2017

    An outcome document from a meeting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, organized as part of UNESCO's Management of Social Transformations (MOST) Programme committed Asia-Pacific government ministers to promote "inclusive social development" of elderly women in their countries as part of the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • UNESCO Seeks "Indicator" for Education Monitoring

    March 30, 2017

    The UN Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has published an article calling for the development of a global "flagship indicator" permitting international observers to determine whether countries are on track to fulfill provisions of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) related to education.

  • UN, EU Issue "Roadmap" on Global Maritime Planning

    March 30, 2017

    UNESCO's Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission and the European Commission's maritime and fisheries agency have issued a "joint roadmap" promoting worldwide use of the practice of "maritime spatial planning" as a tool of global governance of maritime areas.

  • UNESCO Seeks "Community-Based" Sustainability Learning

    March 30, 2017

    The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning has published a policy brief to guide local and national governments on how to use "community-based learning" strategies to promote the UN's "sustainable development" agenda.

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