With 17 goals in total, it's easy to lose sight of just how the world is expected to change by the year 2030. Watch this report for an overview of the targets on the table.
More and more young people are getting university degrees. However, the OECD's "Education at a Glance" study reveals that when it comes to careers in the sciences, gender equality is still a long way away.
A newly launched report by the Gates Foundation tracks improvements in tackling health issues, such as malaria, AIDS and maternal and child mortality, that devastate many of the world's poorest countries.
Germany's Rhineland is Europe's carnival capital, where carnival is climaxing in the days ahead. A very unusual and fledging carnival group consisting of a rather motley crew of UN workers founded their carnival group the UN Funken last month to promote the UN's 17 sustainable development goals to be achieved by 2030 - from ending poverty to climate protection and gender equality.
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