million children and young people of school age are not receiving education. The figures for primary school children have not improved since 2008.
billion USD less is spent each year on things like energy and food as a consequence of natural disasters.
new cases of malaria have been reported by Paraguay over the last three years. This means that the country is considered to be free of the disease.
MICHAEL BLOOMBERG, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Climate Action
Almost 1.1 billion people still have no access to electric power. Solar lights are cheaper and more frequently purchased.
of 91,523 species of flora and fauna examined are threatened with extinction.
of full-time jobs in the world are generated by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
billion people more than in 1990 now have access to safe drinking water.
The good news is that child labour is on the decline. However, 168 million children are still victims of this exploitation.