Tag: United Nations
77-year-old female author is First Filipino to travel to all the countries in the...
At the age of 77, author Odette Aquitania Ricasa takes pride in finally achieving her dream to be the first Filipino to travel to all the countries in the world.
Giant Solar Messages of Hope amplify Filipino voices calling for climate action
Giant billboards of Solar Messages of Hope amplified Filipino voices calling for climate action as the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) was hosted by Italy and the United Kingdom this year.
Filipino global movement calls for SDG action using giant solar artworks
Filipino-born global solar movement Liter of Light is creating giant solar artworks of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) to call for urgent action during the Global Week to Act for SDGs.
Philippine Space Agency, United Nations to work on international space cooperation
The Philippine Space Agency (PhilSA) and the United Nations Office of Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) are set to sign an agreement for international space cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space.
United Nations spotlights Philippines on World Press Freedom Day
The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has put the spotlight on the Philippines on World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) 2021.
IN PHOTOS: Solar energy-powered giant UN SDG logo switches on for Earth Hour
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDG) logo has been created as a giant solar artwork using 1,800 solar lights and switched on by Filipino solar energy champions on top of the Makati City Hall to mark Earth Hour in the Philippines and the UN's 75th Anniversary.
Solar energy champions switch on UN SDG logo giant solar artwork to mark Earth...
Solar energy champions led by the Liter of Light Foundation are switching on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDG) logo giant solar artwork on top of Makati City Hall to mark Earth Hour in the Philippines.
JUST IN: Filipinos called to harness People Power for Climate Heroism
Filipinos are being called to harness People Power for Climate Heroism by joining the Light it Forward Challenge to hand-build solar lamps for donation to remote communities while paying tribute to the Philippines' role in the 500 years commemoration of the circumnavigation of the world and the creation of the United Nations 75 years ago.
Bayo is 1st Filipino fashion retail brand to join UN Global Compact program
Filipino fashion brand, Bayo, has joined the United Nations Global Compact initiative, the first mainstream retail business from the Philippines to join the program.
Philippines’ USHER Technologies start-up tops UN Global Innovation Challenge
The Philippines' Universal Structural Health Evaluation and Recording System (USHER) Technologies start-up has won the top spot at the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) Global Innovation Challenge, touted the Olympics for start-ups.
3 Pinoy photographers are finalists in United Nations anniversary photo contest
Three Filipino photographers are among the 75 finalists of the global photo contest organized by Agora to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the United Nations (UN).
DOST’s Dr. Jaime C. Montoya appointed to United Nations SDG scientist team
Dr. Jaime C. Montoya of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has been appointed by the United Nations Secretary-General to join the scientists who will prepare the draft 2023 Global Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Report.