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Good ambient water quality ensures the continued availability of important freshwater ecosystem services and does not negatively affect human health. Untreated wastewater from domestic sources, industry and agriculture can be detrimental to ambient water quality.

The Biodiversity Indicators Partnership (BIP), which tracks progress towards global biodiversity targets, has completed a project that fills gaps in the available indicators, with the number of biodiversity-related indicators for the SDGs and the Aichi Biodiversity Targets now reaching 60.

The UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) issued a report on global progress towards transboundary cooperation on water (SDG target 6.5) at World Water Week 2018 in Stockholm, Sweden.

This paper aims to assess the potential of blockchain applications in the financial, business, public and climate change sectors to contribute to the realisation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Around two third of SDGs are found to be strongly connected with blockchain applications, especially the SDGs 8, 9, 10 and 16.

This information note is intended to identify and better understand trade-related issues and knowledge gaps related to the scale-up and global deployment of electric vehicles.

Linda-Gail Bekker, president of the International AIDS Society and lead author of the Commission’s report, told The Indian Express, that current approaches to HIV control were not adequate to conta

1.1 billion people around the world face immediate risks from lack of access to cooling, says a report from Sustainable Energy for All released at the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development in New York City.

In September 2015, governments at the United Nations took a major step towards defining a common framework for future action, when they adopted 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as part of the new Agenda 2030. Among other things, this included a commitment under SDG 2 to end hunger and all forms of malnutrition by 2030.

PUNE: International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) in partnership with the Union ministry of Health and Family Welfare brought together leaders and experts from the governm

The Global Fuel Economy Initiative (GFEI) launched a report on its contribution to help individual countries work towards Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG7) at the United Nations High Level Political Forum (HLPF), in New York.

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