The theme of this year’s World Teachers Day, which falls on 5 October, is the vital role played by teachers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Helping students adjust to distance learning is one of the many challenges that teachers have faced in 2020.
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is holding an online event on September 24 to mark World Maritime Day. The UN agency established the event to draw attention to the importance of maritime culture, maritime environment security and shipping safety.
Technology touches most aspects of daily life and brings many benefits to diverse fields, including education and training. For example, it can lower costs and adapt applications and programmes to individual needs and preferences.
Electricity is the cornerstone for economic development and social wellbeing and serves as a golden thread across the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) defined by the United Nations in its blueprint for building a better world by 2030.
The United Nations has defined 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as the foundation for its plan to build a better world by 2030. Vimal Mahendru, Convenor of a group educating the IEC community about the SDGs, provides his thoughts on the role of the IEC in achieving the SDGs.
The United Nations’ sustainable development goals are emerging as a clear focal point galvanizing the global community to action. Governments are bringing a whole new set of regulations in support of the SDGs and creating an urgency for change.
Circular economies can be described as a systemic approach to the design of process, products and business models in order to enable sustainable economic growth through the effective management of resources.