World Water Day

Photo: Wetlands Park (Las Vegas) World Water Day – worldwaterday.org – is March 22 coordinated by UN-Water – unwater.org – in collaboration with governments and partners. The annual UN observance day highlights the importance of freshwater. World Water Day is celebrated around the world with a variety of events. These can be educational, theatrical, musical, …

Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals Conference #Tourism4SDGs19

Logo The Institute of Development Studies at Massey University hosted the Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals Conference January 24-25, 2019 at the Albany campus, Auckland, New Zealand. Hashtags: #Tourism4SDGs19 #Tourism4SDGs Key Links tourism-sdg.nz Livestreaming About Tourism and the SDGs Program Facebook @Tourism4SDGs Questions What are examples of tourism delivering on its potential to be …

Global Goals

Buzzwords Global Goals = Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Join us as we explore the Global Goals. February 8 deadline for Stakeholders E-consultation Calling all #GlobalGoals stakeholders! We need your inputs on some questions proposed for each SDG under review in 2019 (#SDGs 4, 8, 10 13, 16, 17), to feed into upcoming expert group meetings …

Buzzword Bingo 2016

Photo: NASA Marshall, Orbits WOTY, aka the Word of the Year, is given by various organizations and highlight language which reflect the popular discourse. While Planeta.com does not officially release a ‘Word of the Year,’ we do compile our favorites each year, part of a game we call Buzzword Bingo. Among our favorite words from 2016: …

Green Santa

New: The SUN Program presents “Green Santa” – a Climate Change primer in the form of a comic book. Co-authored by Felix Dodds and issued under the auspices of the UN Secretary General through Comics Uniting Nations – a partnership of UNICEF and PCI Media Impact and Reading with Pictures, to make the Sustainable Development Goals …