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.
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.
The G7 summit is about to begin in Biarritz. While it has been criticized for its lack of relevance, one of its topics of discussion still seems particularly pertinent: fighting inequality through digital development and artificial intelligence (AI).
A new webzone illustrates how the IEC is enabling the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals. IEC work directly impacts 12 of the 17 SDGs. It provides the technical foundation for the entire energy chain and all equipment that is driven by electricity. IEC work improves the s
Electricity access – an agent of economic growth ¦ Worldwide 1,3 billion people don’t have any access to electricity and 2,7 billion people have very limited access. In Africa, more than 600 million people, that is, two out of three Africans lack access to electricity. The UN recogniz