The many dimensions of poverty
UNDP Multidimensional Poverty Index 2019
Education: a Key to Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals
by IEF member Victoria Thoresen
Impacts of Climate Change on Global Fisheries
By IEF Member Elizabeth L Mclean, Ph.D.
New Narratives in the Quest for Equality: Elites and Everyone Else
Representative of the Bahá'í International Community to the United Nations
New York, 21 August 2019
As the international community focuses increasing attention on global inequality, a central question emerges: Do the affluent play by a different set of rules?
Climate Change and Land
An IPCC special report on climate change, desertification, land degradation, sustainable land management, food security, and greenhouse gas fluxes in terrestrial ecosystems
On 8 August 2019, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued a new special report on climate change and land. This comprehensive report was prepared by 107 experts from 52 countries.
UN High Level Political Forum 2019
Education, Peace and Climate Change
New York, 25 July 2019
Restoring Forests for Climate Change
Summary by Arthur Dahl
Beyond phasing out fossil fuels and halting deforestation, restoring forested land at a global scale could help capture atmospheric carbon and mitigate climate change.
Urgency of a rapid transition
Why Human Identity is Central to the Sustainable Development Agenda
Melody Mirzaagha, Daniel Perell and Saphira Rameshfar
Baha’i International Community Representatives to the United Nations
New York, 22 July 2019
In Pursuit of Hope: A Guide for the Seeker
Another book by IEF President Arthur Dahl was published on 13 June 2019.