Show #whyspacematters in your country
Commander Scott Kelly is spending one year on the International Space Station (ISS) but from outer space he is checking his instagram account. Your images showing #whyspacematters for sustainable development in your country are collected by the UN Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA). Each month the astronaut selects a winning photo. So far there have been many very creative and original entries from around the world. Find out more...
Stopping women dying in childbirth
Adopted at the beginning of this century, the fifth Millennium Development Goal aims at ensuring universal access to reproductive health by 2015. Since 1990 the ratio of women dying while giving birth has declined by almost half. At the same time 60 per cent more women were able to give birth with the help of a skilled health professional. Learn more...
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