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Global Housing Foundation Hosts Virtual Conference on Global Strategies for Sustainable Workforce Housing: Innovative Solutions to Win the War Against Poverty, Healthcare & Crisis.
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Housing As Social Determinant of Health
Sustainable Climate Resilient Housing
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Christopher Lee, Founding Principal of Design Associates Architects and Board of Directors at Global Housing Foundation, discusses disruptive solutions to solving affordable housing through the lens of an architect with a demonstrated history in government-private...
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An Ethiopian farmer has been talking about how avocados have transformed the lives of not just his family but also of people living in his community.
For the first time in two decades, extreme poverty is on the rise, the UN chief said in his message released on Friday, marking the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, on 17 October.
Although rural women and girls have an essential role in food systems, they still do not have equal power with men, therefore earn less, and experience higher levels of food insecurity, according to UN Women, the agency supporting countries to reach gender...
In recent months, some 260 different clean-up operations have been undertaken across, aimed at protecting life under the sea, with the UN and European Union’s #EUBeachCleanUp campaign, managing to remove some 50 tons of trash from some of the EU’s finest shorelines.
A Cameroonian woman who set up her own smoked shrimp business, has been recognized by the UN’s Food and Agriculture Agency (FAO) for her contribution towards unlocking the potential of selling shellfish locally and abroad.
More than 100 countries on Wednesday committed to develop, adopt and implement an effective post-2020 global framework, that aims to put biodiversity on a path to recovery, by 2030 at the latest.
From electric cars and buses to zero-carbon producing energy sources, new and emerging technologies along with innovative policy changes, are critical for combating climate change. But to be effective, they must ensure that transport strategies benefit everyone,...
A farmer in the central European country, Georgia, has been sharing her lifetime of knowledge with other women farmers in the region, saying that “there is nothing in agriculture that a man can do and a woman can’t.”
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on mental health worldwide, and action must be taken to “redress the glaring inequalities exposed by the pandemic”, including over access to vital services, declared UN Secretary-General António Guterres, ahead of World...
BTS and UNICEF celebrate 4 years of the ‘Love Myself’ campaign to promote child self-esteem | UN News – SDGs
Since 2017, a campaign by South Korean superstars BTS, and the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has reached almost every country in the world with a positive message of self-love and self-care, gathering more than 50 million interactions from Twitter users.
Between 2009 and 2018, the continuous rise in sea temperature cost the world 14 per cent of its coral reefs – that’s more than the size of Australia’s reefs combined – a UN-backed report revealed on Tuesday.
The COVID-19 pandemic has shown us that quality data saves lives, the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA) said on Friday, ahead of the UN World Data Forum, due to start on Sunday
That half-eaten apple tossed in the trash bin after lunch is contributing to the staggering mountain of food wasted globally, at a time when more than 800 million people still go to bed hungry, UN agencies said on Wednesday, marking the International Day to increase...
A lack of food, hunger and malnutrition affect every country in the world, the UN said on Tuesday, in an urgent appeal for action to reduce the amount of food that’s wasted.
The world’s poorest countries will remain on the margins of the global economy if States are unable to boost economic production, and the international community fails to provide more support, the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) warned.
Tourism “touches almost every part of our economies and societies”, enabling the historically marginalized, and “those at risk of being left behind, to benefit from development”, declared UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Monday, marking World Tourism...
Since the Taliban took control of Afghanistan in mid-August, the world has continued to watch anxiously, as the fate of women and girls throughout the country hangs in the balance.
There has been little sign of improvement in the diets of the world’s youngest children over the last ten years, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said on Wednesday.
Giant eco-friendly artwork set to inspire world leaders during the UN General Assembly | UN News – SDGs
The 11,000 square meters ‘ephemeral fresco’ was created by Swiss artist Saype. It shows two children building the world of the future and represents, among other messages, the participation of young people in the United Nations.
The UN’s gender equality and empowerment organization on Thursday published a flagship feminist plan for economic recovery and transformation, which aims to learn the lessons of the past, and seize the opportunity to handle COVID-related crises better.
‘Tipping point’ for climate action: Time’s running out to avoid catastrophic heating | UN News – SDGs
The temporary reduction in carbon emissions caused by global COVID-19 lockdowns did not slow the relentless advance of climate change. Greenhouse gas concentrations are at record levels, and the planet is on path towards dangerous overheating, a multi-agency climate...
Climate and weather related disasters surge five-fold over 50 years, but early warnings save lives – WMO report | UN News – SDGs
Climate change and increasingly extreme weather events, have caused a surge in natural disasters over the past 50 years disproportionately impacting poorer countries, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) said on...
Innovators are joining Paralympians to discuss how sport can help to build a more inclusive society in a series of online discussions organized by the UN to coincide with the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, which continues until 5 September.
Young people are on the “frontlines of the struggle to build a better future”, the UN chief said on Thursday, International Youth Day.
Punishment of ‘innocent civilians’ through government sanctions must end: UN experts | UN News – SDGs
Unilateral coercive measures by some governments are denying many people around the world the right to personal development, as well as holding back sustainable national development, four independent UN human rights experts said on Wednesday.
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The Future of Workforce Housing is Now: Innovative, Creative & Sustainable Solutions from Around the World
On Monday, October 25 12:00PM EST, in celebration of United Nations Day, the Global Housing Foundation will facilitate a virtual program highlighting new and innovative solutions to solve workforce housing from around the world.
Tune in to hear from industry experts and become inspired by the groundbreaking solutions set to transform the affordable housing crisis for the better.
United Nations Day 2020
On Saturday, October 24, in celebration of United Nations Day, the Global Housing Foundation facilitated a completely virtual program highlighting Global Strategies for Sustainable Workforce Housing with Innovartive Solutions to Win the War Against Poverty, Healthcare & Crisis.