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BUILDING BLOCKS FOR PEACE


The United Nations' 17 Sustainable Development Goals have been adopted by all UN member states to end poverty, combat climate change, and fight injustice and inequality to assure a more peaceful world for all. In fact, Goal 16 specifically promotes just, peaceful, and inclusive societies. It is up to each and every one of us to learn about the goals and what we can do to help achieve them! You can start here. We'll regularly provide information on the goals and links to additional information to help you take an active role in achieving these important objectives. Check back soon! 

SDG #3:

Ensure healthy lives & promote well-being for all at all ages.



Did you know that 11 children die every minute from preventable diseases? Or that the World Health Organizations estimates that 830 women die every day from preventable causes related to pregnancy and childbirth? SDG #3 aims to reduce global maternal mortality, the end of preventable deaths of newborns and the end of the epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis, & malaria. The goal also seeks to reduce by one-third premature mortality from non-communicable disease.


Learn more and take action!

Click here to learn about Goal 3 on the SDG Knowledge Platform.

Learn about some of the facts & figures related to Goal 3 here.

Click here to learn about a variety of organizations working to implement the SDGs and how you can support them.

Learn about the UNDP's work on SDG #3 here.

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon launched Every Woman Every Child in 2010 to mobilize international action to address the major health challenges facing women, children, and adolescents. Learn more here.

You'll find the World Health Organizations' fact sheet on maternal mortality here.

Click here for The Lazy Person's Guide to Saving the World.


We all have a role--and a responsibility--to help 
attain the Sustainable Development Goals 
and make a better world for all!










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