Sustainable energy could regenerate Africa’s Sahelian zone by using the region’s abundant clean energy potential to transform lives, diversify economies, give hope, and protect the planet.

Africa’s progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the aspirations, goals, and targets of the African Union’s Agenda 2063 has been uneven, with significant differences among sub regions, countries, and rural and urban areas.

This report presents the latest analysis of data available on SDG 16 indicators. The data reflects that human rights commitments are not being met, violence is increasing, inequality continues to hinder inclusive decision making and corruption erodes the social contract.

The case study aims to take a snapshot of the municipal waste management ecosystems of certain countries in the Global South, particularly focusing on private sector-led good practices, inclusive growth and sustainable financing. The countries were selected upon criteria such as GDP, total waste production and geographic variety.

The world is approaching the midpoint implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, but only 12% of the targets are on track. Digital public infrastructure (DPI) has emerged as a critical enabler of digital transformation and can turbocharge progress to deliver on the SDGs.

The ‘Low-carbon Technology packages in Mini Steel Plants: A Compendium’ demonstrates solutions for sponge iron units, electric induction furnace, electric arc furnace, and steel re-rolling mills, including composite mills.

This publication is a resource for policy makers and business leaders in Asia trying to mitigate contributions to climate change and its adverse impact on human rights. The report provides an overview of the climate-related issues facing the region, and the tensions between economic growth and sustainability goals.

Around 415 million people exited poverty within a span of just 15 years between 2005 to 2021 in India, according to this latest Global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) 2023 report by the UNDP and Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI).

This UN report  revealed no improvement in the level of prejudice shown against women over the past decade, with almost nine out of 10 men and women worldwide, still holding such biases.

The study, resulting from evidence and field collected data, aimed at identifying climate-related security risks, better understand how communities are experiencing climate change and at mapping integrated community level climate security solutions.

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