Mars Wrigley promotes the sustainability of cocoa with advances in the empowerment of women and the protection of forests

Mars publishes Cocoa for Generations report detailing its latest progress towards creating a modern, inclusive and sustainable supply chain Advances include significant advances in its Women for Change program with CARE and key milestones without deforestation Iconic confectionery and snack company sourced 61% of cocoa through its Responsible Cocoa program, on track to reach its … Read more

HLPF reviews SDGs 4, 5, 14 and 15 and begins discussion of VNRs | News | SDG Knowledge Center

Following its opening on July 5, the 2022 session of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) continued with consideration of progress on four of the five Goals that are under review in depth this year. Countries also began submissions of their Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs). Thematic sessions discussed local action, equitable access to … Read more

world is going backwards in efforts to end hunger, warns SOFI 2022 | News | SDG Knowledge Center

On the second day of the High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the United Nations Fund for for Children (UNICEF), the World Food Program Fund (WFP) and the World Health Organization (WHO) launched the 2022 edition … Read more

world is going backwards in efforts to end hunger, warns SOFI 2022 | News | SDG Knowledge Center

On the second day of the High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the United Nations Fund for for Children (UNICEF), the World Food Program Fund (WFP) and the World Health Organization (WHO) launched the 2022 edition … Read more

DESA event examines the links between education and gender equality | News | SDG Knowledge Center

In preparation for the 2022 session of the High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) convened a Global Policy Dialogue to examine the links between SDG 4 (education of quality) and SDG 5 (gender equality), with SDG 17 (partnerships for the Goals) as the … Read more

Guest Article: Climate of Commitments: How Climate Finance Commitments Slow SDG Progress | SDG Knowledge Center

By John Nordbo, Climate Advisor at CARE Denmark At the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference in 2009, developed countries committed to supporting climate change adaptation and mitigation activities in developing countries. The Copenhagen Accord stipulates that developed countries would provide expanded climate finance to developing countries, reaching USD 100 billion per year by 2020. This commitment … Read more

Biden and Bolsonaro hold first meeting amid electoral concerns | Health & Fitness

By CHRIS MEGERIAN and DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Joe Biden avoided challenging Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro over his upcoming election and his handling of the Amazon rainforest during the public portion of their first meeting Thursday, while the Brazilian leader was more defensive in addressing this topics. . The two … Read more

Expert group meetings address progress since last review of SDGs 4, 5, 14, 15 | News | SDG Knowledge Center

In preparation for the High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) in-depth review of SDGs 4 (quality education), 5 (gender equality), 14 (life below water) and 15 (life on land) ), the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) Division for Sustainable Development Goals (DSDG), in collaboration with United Nations partners, convened … Read more

There are kangaroos in the forests of West Bengal – The Wire Science

A kangaroo somewhere in Tasmania. Photo: Fidel Fernando/Unsplash Forest officials rescued three kangaroos from forests in Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, on April 1 and 2. Locals also found the carcass of another kangaroo nearby. The rescued kangaroos were injured and an investigation is under way to find out more details, a forestry official said. Exotic species … Read more