PEOPLE Current Events and Resources
Read the articles below on current events, developments, and context related to the 2024 theme of ensuring that all People have the resources they need to fulfill their potential!
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SDG 1: No Poverty
Piecing Together Poverty _ World Bank ** This is a useful resource that introduces the various economic and social factors that influence impoverishment
Our World in Data _ Poverty **Great resource for understanding what poverty looks like in countries around the world (visuals and articles)
Solutions to Poverty to get us to 2030 _ Concern Worldwide ** A very simplified overview of how poverty connects to inequality and some strategies that may contribute to lessening impoverishment around the world.
SDG 2: Zero Hunger
SDG 3: Good Health and Wellbeing
SDG 5: Gender Equality
SDG 6: Clean Water and Sanitation
Closing the Water Access Gap in the United States _ US Water Alliance **Skip to page 26 for case studies!
Learning about water: multiple-perspective approaches_ UNESCO **We recommend using the case studies beginning on page 21.
Running Dry Documentary _ National Academy of Sciences **This documentary is over 13 years old, but we included it here to highlight how much of it still accurate and timely in 2023.
SDG 10: Reduced Inequalities
Egypt: Learning and Earning in Cairo's Garbage City _ UNESCO **Skip to page 41 for this case study!
The World is Not Equal - Is that fair? _ World's Greatest Lesson ** Helpful perspective on different types of inequalities
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