Peace in Sustainable Development: Aligning the 2030 Agenda with Women, Peace and Security (Policy Brief)

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development recognizes peace as a precondition for sustainable development but falls short in recognizing the intersection of gender and peace. As such, the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders prepared this policy brief to examine the linkages between Women, Peace and Security (WPS) and the 2030 Agenda and provide practical recommendations for their synergistic implementation.

Youth for the SDGs Scholarship – A program for the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (Peace Boat)

Peace Boat US announces the launch of a new series of programs as part of the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development to be held onboard Peace Boat on the theme of this year’s UN World Oceans Day: “Planet Ocean: Tides are Changing.” Youth leaders from around the world are invited to join the journey. Registration/scholarship application deadline: April 30, 2023.

A case for mainstreaming social and emotional learning

Highlighting the need to mainstream Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) within education systems, a new report reviews the latest research on SEL, its impact on student health and school climate, and its transformative role in building happier classrooms.

New UN book club helps children deal with global issues

For children in Chad, getting an education can involve manual labour. That’s because, every year, there’s a chance that the rainy season will destroy their school, and they will have to join their teachers in rebuilding it. This is the story recounted in the children’s book “Rain School”, which is on the reading list of the UN’s SDG Book Club.

Education is the key to eradicate violence against women in Yucatán (Mexico)

“Through proper training and strengthening of tools for people working to eradicate violence against women, the Government of Yucatán complies with the tenets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”, said the head of the General Secretariat of Government (SGG), María Fritz Sierra at the closing of the workshop “Education for peace, transformation of conflicts, breaking the cycles of violence.”

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