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Food choices today, impact health of both ‘people and planet’ tomorrow

qua, 06/02/2019 - 18:19
The food we eat has huge potential to improve both human health and environmental sustainability, but too often today it is posing a threat to both people and planet, according to a new report by the EAT-Lancet Commission, launched on Tuesday at United Nations Headquarters in New York.
Categorias: Internacionais

Nearly two-thirds of children lack access to welfare safety net, risking ‘vicious cycle of poverty’

qua, 06/02/2019 - 12:12
More than six in 10 children globally lack access to social protection, leaving them particularly vulnerable to falling into chronic poverty, the UN said on Wednesday, warning also that some governments are cutting State cash entitlements, amid continuing economic uncertainty.
Categorias: Internacionais

As inequality grows, the UN fights for a fairer world

seg, 04/02/2019 - 18:54
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – the UN’s blueprint for a better and more sustainable future for all – calls for a reduction in inequality between and within countries. Nevertheless, global inequality is increasing. So what can be done?
Categorias: Internacionais