SDG #9-Industry Innovation and Infrastructure

Sustainable Development Goal 9: Inclusive and sustainable industrial development is the primary source of income generation, allows for rapid and sustained increases in living standards for all people, and provides the technological solutions to environmentally sound industrialization.Technological progress is the foundation of efforts to achieve environmental objectives, such as increased resource and energy efficiency. Without technology and innovation, industrialization will not happen, and without industrialization, development will not happen.

Place NGO
Feature

How Place Turns Refugees into Innovators

“We look for two things: diversity and potential.” The organization Place sees migration as a chance for our societies, not as a problem.

Baltimore @Marc BeckmannPoverty Decay
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In Baltimore, Giving Up Hope Is Not an Option

In Baltimore, the rift between rich and poor, black and white, hope and despair is enormous. Still, some people refuse to give up.

Beijing, Oct-2017Hutong during the Party Congress Beijing October-2017
Opinion

Why Transparency is Key for China’s One Belt, One Road

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Robert KrimmerRobert Krimmer, Professor of e-Governance, Tallinn University of Technology, at the BMW European Table, Estonia.
Interview

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Ricardo LeiteRicardo Baptista Leite is a member of the Portuguese Parliament, a medical doctor trained in infectious diseases, and Head of Public Health at the Catholic University of Portugal.
Interview

“We Need to Prepare People for Civic Responsibilities”

Digitization is going to transform the way we work and live big time. This is not necessarily a bad thing, says Portuguese parliamentarian Ricardo Leite.

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