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This workshop, sponsored by the United Nations Institute of Training and Research (UNITAR) and in corporation with the NYU Women's Initiative (alumni), builds on Jim Arnoff's experience as an agent in the entertainment industry where he pitches series to the television networks, his training as a career coach and his leading pitching workshops in the entertainment industry/women in finance/NYU.
Trees for the Future (TREES) is ending hunger and extreme poverty for farmers in developing nations. Founded in 1989 to combat unsustainable land use practices in the developing world, TREES’ mission is to improve the livelihoods of impoverished farmers through revitalizing degraded lands. For 28 years, we have worked at the intersection of poverty alleviation and sustainable agriculture.
Water is essential for life and for sustainable development, and well-managed water services contribute to poverty reduction, economic growth and environmental sustainability. Increasing human population, the impacts of climate change and unsustainable growth all place pressures on water demand, water quality and water availability.
The international community and, in particular, the entire UN system is engaged in bringing to fruition the 2030 Agenda that was adopted in September, 2015 as the transformative blueprint for sustainable development in all countries during the 15-year period of 2016-2030.
In adopting the United Nations Charter in the aftermath of the Second World War, the founders of the United Nations reaffirmed their “faith in fundamental human rights, in the dignity and worth of the human person, [and] in the equal rights of men and women”. While much progress has been made in terms of international governance on human rights (through, for example, the Universal Declaration o