SDG Media Zone

Every July, a very special event takes place at the UN Headquarters in New York. The annual High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) is where hundreds of policymakers, youth activists, NGO representatives and scientists come together to review our common progress on achieving...

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GlobalPDX Lunch & Learn

When the member nations of the UN signed onto Agenda 2030, in 2015, they established 17 aspirational Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 targets to achieve by 2030. While overwhelming at first, each of the SDGs, from poverty and hunger to energy and peace, are being addressed to some...

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Northwest Model United Nations – Portland

The Northwest Model United Nations – Portland chapter is hosting its conference this February.  Come join us to learn about and engage in current issues! The most accessible and affordable conferences in the MUN world continue with NWMUN-Portland, February 16-18 in Portland, Oregon. We...

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People power: #SolveDifferent

People power: all of us can inspire change and #SolveDifferent We can all make a difference today for the environment. From sharing a ride to work to having a meat-free meal, each of us can advance action on environmental goals. This UN Environment Assembly will inspire us to seize this...

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Leadership in the Public Sector

Do you wish to strengthen your competences as a public sector leader for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals? Do you want to gain a comprehensive overview of the current and future challenges facing public leaders while also identifying the most important skills required for...

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Global Warming: What can we learn from the COP24 meeting?

Speakers: Prof. Dr. Reimund Schwarze, Dr. Oleksandr Sushchenko, Hannes Rassmann In December 2018, politicians and scientists from around the globe met in Katowice to evaluate the status of climate change, which is broadly considered to threatening sustainability and resilience of societies around...

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GlobalPDX Conference 2018

GlobalPDX is hosting a conference to meet the needs of the international development community in Oregon and beyond. This year, we are hosting a full-day conference on Friday, November 2nd at the Smith Memorial Student Union in downtown Portland.  The conference will focus on the humanitarian,...

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UN Day – Human Rights, Close to Home

United Nations Day is devoted to making known to people of the world the aims and achievements of the United Nations Organization.  The theme for UN Day this year is “Human Rights, Close to Home,” in celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.  Join UNA PDX...

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UNESCO position paper on the future of ESD

What makes people act for sustainable development? How can education help make the transformation? UNESCO invites concerned stakeholders and the public to review the draft UNESCO position paper on the future of Education for Sustainable Development and share their comments. UNESCO position paper...

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August Newsletter: International Youth Day

VIEW THE AUGUST NEWSLETTER Greetings to all! Did you realize that the United Nations celebrated World Youth Skills Day on July 15th? The day is meant to raise awareness on the importance of investing in youth skills development. Plus, International Youth Day is coming up on August 12. There...

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