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JICA extends deadline for digital art contest on SDGs for college students

Sep 11, 2018 - 8:13 PM

Deadline for submission of entries has been extended until September 30, 2018. Rappler is a media partner for the 'Building An Inclusive Future' contest.

2 PH start-up teams win global awards

Aug 05, 2018 - 4:57 PM

Philippine start-up teams Arooga Health and Phinix bag two of the five 2018 Asia-Pacific Youth SDG Innovative Awards in China

PH 'not performing well' in fight vs different forms of malnutrition

Jan 24, 2018 - 3:00 PM

'We remain to be challenged both for stunting, also for malnutrition of mothers, malnutrition of adults, malnutrition of children,' says National Nutrition Council Executive Director Maria-Bernardita Flores

NUTRITION. Mother with her children during a feeding program in Malabon City on May 10, 2017. File photo by Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

10 civic actions in 2017 that can move PH in 2018

Jan 08, 2018 - 5:40 PM

MovePH, Rappler’s civic engagement arm, hopes that the social impact of these efforts it initiated or supported in 2017 will fuel sustained action that will transform courage into action in 2018

UNDP, PBE launch SDG monitoring app

Dec 21, 2017 - 5:08 PM

'If you do good, you can do well,' says UNDP Philippines Country Director Titon Mitra

PARTNERSHIP. SDGsBizPH app consolidates Sustainable Development Goals stories from the Philippine private sector. Illustration by Raffy de Guzman/Rappler

Ayo, #Ngobrolin2030 sambil keliling Jakarta

Nov 20, 2017 - 3:34 PM

Apa sih #Ngobrolin2030? Ada apa dengan angka 2030 sampai harus diobrolin segala?

Anak-anak muda peduli SDGs saat mengikuti #Ngobrolin2030. Foto dari Indonesian Youth for SDGs

Southeast Asia's poorest mostly Filipinos, Indonesians – ASEAN report

Nov 19, 2017 - 2:55 PM

The report notes, however, that extreme poverty in the region dropped to 7% as of 2013 from a high of 17% in 2005

A man living under the Estero de Vitas bridge washes clothes at his home in Tondo in Manila on July 16, 2017. The Philippine economy has sustained one of the fastest growth rates in Asia, official data showed on May 18, 2017 which analysts said signalled strong economic leadership from President Rodrigo Duterte even as he wages a deadly drug war. / AFP PHOTO / NOEL CELIS

Mengampanyekan pentingnya SDGs dengan berjalan kaki di Car Free Day

Oct 31, 2017 - 4:20 PM

AIESEC Indonesia mengadakan kampanye WALK 4 SDGS di 12 kota pada 29 Oktober 2017

Para pemuda berpartisipasi dalam Walk 4 SDGs yang digelar oleh AIESEC Indonesia pada 29 Oktober 2017. Foto dari AIESEC Indonesia

Seberapa penting kesetaraan gender demi tercapainya SDGs?

Oct 22, 2017 - 2:02 PM

Visi Pemuda 2030: Kesetaraan Gender dan Pemberdayaan Perempuan di Indonesia adalah acara yang diselenggarakan oleh IBCWE, UN Women, UNDP, dan AIESEC

Saatnya anak muda bicara kesetaraan gender

Oct 16, 2017 - 3:14 PM

AIESEC Indonesia, IBC WE, UN Women dan UNDP akan gelar acara ‘Visi Pemuda 2030: Kesetaraan Gender dan Pemberdayaan Perempuan’ pada 20 Oktober di CIMB Niaga Hall, Jl. Jenderal Sudirman Kav. 59, Jakarta Selatan

WATCH: Innovate with Purpose: Leave No One Behind #2030NOW

Sep 16, 2017 - 1:24 PM

Watch the 2017 Manila Social Good Summit and join the discussion on how innovation should leave no one behind

WATCH: 2017 #InspireCourage +SocialGood stories

Sep 16, 2017 - 1:24 PM

Watch the #InspireCourage segment at the 2017 Manila Social Good Summit

Meet the speakers and guests at the 2017 Manila Social Good Summit

Sep 14, 2017 - 8:28 PM

The 2017 Manila Social Good will explore the purpose of innovation and will push back to the center stage the massive and urgent needs that the society faces

UN honors Zobel de Ayala as pioneer of sustainable development

Sep 14, 2017 - 4:55 PM

Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala becomes the first business leader from the Philippines and Southeast Asia to be recognized by the United Nations for efforts in championing sustainability

Can P16 a day save PH kids from malnutrition?

Sep 07, 2017 - 9:30 AM

The budget for the Department of Social Welfare and Development’s supplemental feeding program sees a drop of P1 billion

NUTRITION. Mother with her children during a feeding program in Malabon City on May 10, 2017. Photo by Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

#2030Now Innovate with Purpose: Leave No One Behind

Sep 06, 2017 - 12:00 AM

The Philippine Social Good Summit 2017 will challenge us to examine the purpose of innovation and ask the critical questions: Where are we? Where do we want to go? How do we get there?

#2030Now: Innovate with purpose, leave no one behind

Aug 15, 2017 - 7:42 PM

The 2017 Social Good Summit in the Philippines will challenge us to examine the purpose of innovation and ask the critical questions: Where are we? Where do we want to go? How do we get there?

Bagaimana cara para pemuda Indonesia ikut realisasikan SDGs

May 12, 2017 - 3:20 PM

AIESEC Indonesia selenggarakan Youthspeak gerakan inisiatif pemuda untuk lakukan tindakan nyata terkait Tujuan Pembangunan Berkelanjutan

Para peserta Youthspeak yang diselenggarakan oleh AIESEC Indonesia di Jakarta, pada 6 Mei 2017. Foto dari AIESEC

2 billion people drinking contaminated water – WHO

Apr 13, 2017 - 11:22 AM

Hundreds of thousands of people die each year because they are forced to drink contaminated water the World Health Organization says urging large investments to help provide universal access to safe drinking water

DOLE widens ban on child labor in agriculture

Jan 18, 2017 - 7:55 PM

The agriculture sector which employs more than 85 000 children has the highest incidence of child labor in the country

BIGGEST CHUNK. The agriculture sector has the most number of child laborers with more than 85,000 kids employed under it.

Gov't, ILO vow to free 1 million kids from child labor

Jan 12, 2017 - 5:40 PM

Their campaign 1MBatangMalaya aims to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goal to eliminate child labor by 2025

1 MILLION FREE KIDS. The International Labor Organization, together with several national government agencies, vows to end child labor by 2025. Photo by Patty Pasion/Rappler

BPO workers answer call to mentor adult learners

Nov 27, 2016 - 7:00 AM

For these business process outsourcing BPO employees giving a few hours of their weekend to teach adult learners under the Alternative Learning System ALS is worth it

MENTORING. Frizza Dogomio is mentored by a Convergys employee under the Department of Education's Alternative Learning System (ALS). Photo credit: Convergys

Pelaku bisnis harus ubah pola pikir demi pembangunan berkelanjutan

Sep 29, 2016 - 4:10 PM

Indonesia memang telah memasukkan pembangunan berkelanjutan dalam Rencana Pembangunan Jangka Menengah Nasional RPJMN Namun hingga saat ini realisasinya masih minim

CEO Sintesa Group Shinta Kamdani saat menjadi pembicara di acara Social Good Summit 2016 di Jakarta, pada 29 September 2016. Foto oleh Rappler

Social Good Summit Jakarta 2016: Connecting Today, Creating Tomorrow

Sep 29, 2016 - 2:00 PM

Dunia seperti apa yang kamu inginkan pada tahun 2030NOW? Yuk hadir dan berpartisipasi mencari solusi dan berbagi aspirasi

The winning ideas from #HackSociety

Sep 24, 2016 - 10:04 PM

A look at some of ground up projects judged to have the most potential to drive progress

Youth develop community-based solutions at ADB forum

Aug 15, 2016 - 11:37 AM

After a weeklong immersion youth participants at the Asia Pacific Youth Exchange Forum came up with innovative community based solutions focusing on the sustainable development goals

PROGRAM WINNERS. Aaron Lopez (L), Nisa Vidya Yuniarti (C), Jethro Jungco (R). Photo by Paco Tantoco/Rappler

UN PH chief: 'Social enterprises means to achieving SDGs'

Jul 18, 2016 - 7:51 PM

Now is the time to move beyond good will and advocacy and show leadership innovation and share resources says UN Resident Coordinator in the Philippines Ola Almgren

DOH scaling up community approach to end HIV epidemic

Jul 15, 2016 - 8:49 AM

To address the increasing prevalence of HIV AIDS in the country the health department is launching a two pronged response to halt and reverse the spread of the infection

P2.6 billion spent on CSR programs in 2015 - LCF

Jul 15, 2016 - 8:15 AM

League of Corporate Foundation member companies spent a total of P2 6B for their CSR programs centered around the UN s Sustainable Development Goals

COMMITTED. Members of the League of Corporate Foundations (LCF) receive their plaque of recognition for their many years of membership in the league. Photo by Dulfo P. Dulfo/Rappler

In the aftermath of Paris Agreement, nature and humanity lose

May 21, 2016 - 11:24 AM

Accepting the Paris Agreement without question risks us wasting another 15 vital years on distracting public opinion and creating the illusion that something positive is happening

FIGHTING CLIMATE CHANGE. A general view of delegates attending the World Conference Center in Bonn, Germany, 16 May 2016. Photo by Maja Hitij/EPA

Melinda Gates donates $80 million to close gender data gap

May 18, 2016 - 3:21 PM

She says the funding would allow the collection of data in areas such as time use unpaid work and economic empowerment

GENDER GAP. Melinda Gates, wife of Bill Gates, participates in the 4th Women Deliver Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, 17 May 2016, where she annonced that the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will donate 80 million US dollars to the work of collecting data on the world's women. Photo by Liselotte Sabroe/EPA

PH to launch world's first 'AIDS Hour' on May 14

May 13, 2016 - 4:15 PM

Filipinos are encouraged to light a candle from 6 pm to 7 pm on Saturday May 14 to commemorate the lives of those who died from HIV and AIDS

Photo c/o Project Red Ribbon

Filipino youth to next leaders: 'We want jobs, education, and healthcare'

May 05, 2016 - 10:01 AM

The voice of the youth must be at the heart of every conversation regarding their future

Image courtesy Nico Aquino / Rappler

Increasing productivity key to revive growth in Asia-Pacific

May 01, 2016 - 3:57 PM

Along with the economic slowdown progress in poverty reduction is slowing inequalities are rising and prospects of decent employment are weakening

POOR. Filipino residents living in shanties along a river bank collect useful items in the trash in Pasay City, south of Manila, Philippines, 27 December 2014. File photo by Francis R. Malasig/EPA

Filipino youth to tackle SDGs, voter education

Apr 29, 2016 - 6:01 PM

Join Youth Vote Philippines and the United Nations Population Fund on Saturday April 30 at SM Aura in Taguig City

AIM, ADEC Innovations partner on research lab for 'next wave' PPPs

Mar 03, 2016 - 11:13 AM

The research lab will serve as a platform to study how best to implement public private partnerships that align with the UN’s global goals on health education and IT

PH fails to halve child malnutrition within 25 years

Feb 23, 2016 - 5:12 PM

The Philippines did not reach its target of reducing child malnutrition as part of the Millennium Development Goals

Scaling up national health insurance to deliver universal health coverage

Jan 28, 2016 - 12:38 PM

Although there is no single path to success a growing number of countries have enjoyed good results with social health insurance

A pharmaceutical dispensary in a public clinic in Bandung, Indonesia. Image courtesy ADB

Meeting RH-related SDG targets: 'Work must start from Day 1'

Jan 23, 2016 - 7:19 PM

Former health secretary Esperanza Cabral talks about what the Philippines must do differently to achieve the targets under the Sustainable Development Goals related to reproductive health

SDGs AND RH LAW. Former health secretary Esperanza Cabral talks to Rappler about what must be done to achieve Sustainable Development Goal targets related to reproductive health. Screenshot from Rappler

Amid rising HIV cases, Iloilo to reactivate AIDS councils

Dec 09, 2015 - 4:56 PM

The establishment of Local AIDS Councils at the LGU ensures a collaborative effort from different stakeholders in crafting programs and interventions to prevent and control of the spread of HIV AIDS

#StayNegatHIVe: How should we celebrate World AIDS Day?

Dec 01, 2015 - 5:54 PM

World AIDS Day is a time to celebrate progress and remember there is still much to be done says the UNDP

AIDS DAY. For World AIDS Day 2015, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark issues a challenge to take past successes further by putting the marginalized 'at the forefront of our efforts.' Image taken from Shutterstock

Social enterprise advocates push for PRESENT bill passage

Oct 29, 2015 - 2:29 PM

Social enterprises can be instrumental in transforming communities out from poverty through the provision of goods services and opportunities and which can enable these sectors to take part in economic activities

Talk about disasters to better achieve dev’t – UN

Oct 28, 2015 - 1:00 PM

Asia Pacific is the world’s most disaster prone region of the world To achieve sustainable development the UN advises countries to discuss disaster risks

What we brought home from #YES4SDG

Oct 15, 2015 - 8:00 PM

As the next generation of leaders we do care We long to make the world better for our generation older generations and generations to come

(L-R) Daryl Alfred Tadique, Global Youth Advocate of My World 2015 Pilipinas Millenium Campaign, NCPAG Dean Dr Maria Fe Mendoza, IYC Chairperson Alvin Cloyd Dakis, UNFPA Philippines Assistant Country Representative Rena Dona, NEDA Assistant Director Myrna Asuncion, IYC Country Director Jose Mateo Dela Cruz and Voice of the Youth Network's Andrew Gonzales pose for a photo during the closing ceremonies of the #Yes4SDG event. Photo from #Yes4SDG.

Recto: P1B in 2016 budget to fight HIV epidemic in PH

Oct 10, 2015 - 1:36 PM

Half of the budget will be used to buy anti retroviral drugs while the rest will go to test kits and reagents surveillance and local prevention programs

LIFE SAVERS. People living with HIV have to religiously take anti-retroviral medicine and live a healthy lifestyle. File photo by George Moya/Rappler

#SGS2015 exhibits provide practical applications of SDGs

Sep 30, 2015 - 1:30 PM

Rappler partners with different organizations for the Social Good Summit to provide opportunities for participants to gain knowledge of the Sustainable Development Goals and implement them in their own fields

Participants of the Social Good Summit are asked to put their concrete contributions to the UN's global goals.

INFOGRAPHIC: HIV epidemic in the Philippines

Sep 30, 2015 - 10:02 AM

There is a challenge for the Philippine government to ramp up its response to the HIV situation in the country in terms of funding and raising awareness But what can Filipinos do in their own capacity?

The wRap Indonesia: Tortured farmer, Go-Mart invasion

Sep 29, 2015 - 7:07 AM

A farmer killed for protesting sand mining is allegedly not the first one murdered Go Jek CEO and Founder Nadiem Makarim talks to Rappler about Go Mart and other top news from Indonesia and around the world

Ucapan dukacita jaringan Gusdurian atas meninggalnya Salim Kancil. Foto dari Twitter @AlissaWahid

United Nations PH chief: Make global goals election issues in 2016

Sep 26, 2015 - 7:00 PM

A UN survey shows Filipinos care most about good education better health care better job opportunities honest and responsive government and affordable and nutritious food

GLOBAL GOALS. Ola Almgren, UN Resident Coordinator in the Philippines, explains the new Sustainable Development Goals during Rappler's Social Good Summit 2015. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

World leaders to commit to 'people-centered, transformative' Global Goals

Sep 24, 2015 - 7:14 PM

Over 150 world leaders will commit to ending extreme poverty fight inequality and injustice and fix climate change by 2030