Innovation: key to solving climate change and promoting prosperity
KATOWICE, 14 December 2018 - In the recently launched landmark report of the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the world’s leading scientists warned that we only have 12 years to prevent the global environmental catastrophe caused by irreversible climate change. This will require rapid and far-reaching climate action in all sectors, including energy, industry, buildings, transport, agriculture and cities.
UNDP Afghanistan, How the Sustainable Development Goals are building on the progress made by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Shaesta Waiz, a professional Afghan-American pilot, talked to schoolgirls in Kabul in 2017, hoping to inspire them to pursue fields in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics), which have barriers for women, especially in Afghanistan.
The OIC Awards its Prize for Women's Achievements to Three Winners
The President of Burkina Faso H.E. Roch Marc Kabore and the Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen presented the OIC Prize for Women’s Achievements to three prominent awardees, a Palestinian woman, a Turkish association, and a Burkinabe organization.