Did you know?Over the period 1995-2004, a total of two and a half billion people were affected by disasters, with 890,000 deaths and US$ 570 billion of losses. More
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In Kenya every 2 hours a woman dies while giving birth and every 20 minutes a mother loses her new-born child. Maternal Mortality in Kenya remains stubbornly high at 488 (100,000 live births (KDHS 2009) and the decrease of Maternal Mortality Ration has been stagnating over the last decennia. More... More
Cities and local governments need to get ready, reduce the risks and become resilient to disasters. For the next two years and beyond, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) will campaign together with its partners for this to happen.
The World Disaster Reduction Campaign... More
Almost one billion people do not know where they will find their next meal. And almost a third of all deaths in children under the age of five in developing countries are linked to undernutrition.
We know that hunger is the world's greatest solvable problem, but we need to spread this knowledge to... More
Water poses one of the greatest sustainability challenges of the 21st Century. Water scarcity and pollution, among many other issues, threaten our ability to grow strong and stable economies, meet basic human needs, and protect healthy ecosystems (and the services they provide), while also posing... More
Caring for Climate is a voluntary and complementary action platform for UN Global Compact participants who seek to demonstrate leadership on the issue of climate change. It provides a framework for business leaders to advance practical solutions and help shape public policy as well as public... More
Shelter and Non Food Items In-Kind Donations for Pakistan Emergency: Relief Items Requested by the Shelter Cluster
The Shelter Cluster is requesting a list of items related to the provision and construction of emergency shelter, such as plastic sheeting, rope, tool kits and tents.
If your company is able to provide any of these items, please contact the Cluster Coordinator at IOM, Arshad Rashid -... More
UNAIDS would like to hear from companies and business hubs interested in addressing Sexual Violence against Girls
UNAIDS is part of an initiative which longer-term goals include
• establishment of in-country violence prevention stations
• extension of support services including health care to... More
Launched in 2008, the Business Call to Action (BCtA) is a global membership network of companies, governments, and development organizations working to identify and promote business models that contribute to long-term commercial and development goals. By challenging companies to adapt business... More
Connecting local tourism products and services with the Marin Copán Hotel in Copán Ruinas (Honduras)
The project is implemented in collaboration with a large hotel in Copán Ruinas and support the development and reinforcement of local enterprises that offer products and services that can form part of the tourism value chain in Copán. More