Women have been disproportionately affected by the ravages of the global pandemic. Yet COVID-19 has also served to highlight health, including women’s health to an unprecedented degree. This week at the UN General Assembly, we
“Racism lives on because we allow it to,” said President of the UN General Assembly, Abdulla Shahid, in his opening remarks at yesterday’s high-level meeting which focused on the theme of "Reparations, racial justice, and
At the midpoint of UN Week, the exhortations to individuals to step up to make change in the world grew. The first day of the SDG Action Zone was ostensibly about health but included a
Cities are grappling with how to address the growing impacts of climate change. Two panels at Climate Week NYC took a broad view of what those impacts are and urged cities to abandon their siloed mindset about
“Violence against women is a pandemic,” says Dr. Denis Mukwege at yesterday’s high level Women in Conflict event, in New York. Led by EU Council President, Charles Michel, the focus was primarily on the plight
Equity and inclusiveness took center stage on day two of UN Week. African voices called for more just, inclusive, and equitable policies in health, climate, and wellbeing across the globe. Among the day’s many Climate Week sessions
Women and young people were vocal and visible at today’s Climate Week sessions, particularly those on renewable energy and agriculture. Noteworthy among today’s many meetings was The Urban Energy Transition: Powering Green and Just Cities for
As the 2021 Concordia Annual Summit kicked off on September 20 in New York, the impact of COVID-19 as an accelerator of poverty and the need to rapidly move to clean energy took center stage.