Earth & Conservation

What Are The World's Biggest Problems?

The United Nations is taking action to better the world over the next 15 years. So, what are our greatest global challenges?

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At this week's UN General Assembly in New York, world leaders laid out a 15 year plan to make the world a better place. The campaign is outlined in the 17 Sustainable Development Goals and its core objective is improving the lives of people around the world in a sustainable, long-term way. Broadly speaking, these are the world's biggest problems that the UN hopes to address:

What are the world's biggest problems?

This is a broad overview, but hopefully it gives you a sense of some of the major issues affecting people around the world. Would you add anything here? Do you know of any organizations or charities doing good work to address these problems? Let us know in the comments below.

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