Goal 1: NO POVERTY
End poverty in all its forms everywhere
- More than 700 million people, or 10% of the world population, still live in extreme poverty. Surviving on less than US$1.90 a day.
- Having a job does not guarantee a decent living. In fact, 8% of employed workers and their families worldwide lived in extreme poverty in 2018.
- Globally, there are 122 women aged 25 to 34 living in extreme poverty for every 100 men of the same age group.
- The majority of people living on less than $1.90 a day live in sub-Saharan Africa.
- High poverty rates are often found in small, fragile and conflict-affected countries.
- Poverty affects children disproportionately. One out of five children live in extreme poverty.
- As of 2018, 55% of the world’s population have no access to social protection.
- In 2018, only 41% of women giving birth received maternity cash benefits.
Goal 3: GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
Novel Coronavirus / 2019-nCoV acute respiratory disease
Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) situation reports – who.int/coronavirus
Coronavirus map – gisanddata.maps.arcgis.com/coronavirus
Coronavirus has been declared a public health emergency by WHO. Here’s what that means – abc.net.au/coronavirus
Pattern of early human-to-human transmission of Wuhan 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) – eurosurveillance.org/coronavirus
Coronavirus: What it does to the body – bbc.com/news/health-51214864
Goal 16: PEACE, JUSTICE AND STRONG INSTITUTIONS
Promote just, peaceful and inclusive societies
Institute for Economics and Peace – Vision of Humanity
Global Peace Index
Iceland remains the most peaceful country in the world, a position it has held since 2008. It is joined at the top of the index by New Zealand, Austria, Portugal, and Denmark. Bhutan has recorded the largest improvement of any country in the top 20, rising 43 places in the last 12 years.
UN Peacebuilding: an Orientation
Building peace in countries emerging from conflict is a huge, complex undertaking. It involves a myriad of different players. Its very definition is the subject of vigorous debate. Those of us who work as peacebuilders are therefore faced every day with the question: how do we build sustainable peace?
Crisis Management Initiative (CMI)
Bringing peace to a war zone
Diplomacy may be slow, but it is the only way to maintain world peace. It requires hard work and difficult compromises.