Blog posts about Sustainable Development Goals
Taking voices from communities to global decision makersWe hear from VSO Pakistan Country Director Hashim Bilal, on how communities in his country are making their voices heard when it comes to progress on the Sustainable Development Goals.
VSO Ireland's Plastic Free July
Back in January, we created our very own 'SDG Resolutions' and vowed to do our bit to be a little more sustainable inside and outside the office. Part of this meant embracing Plastic Free July. Here's how we got on...
Learnings from the Sustainable Ireland Conference
Liz reports back on the recent Sustainable Ireland Conference and Ireland's SDG strengths and weaknesses in comparison to other European countries...
Four TED talks to watch this World Water Day
Most of us take clean water and proper sanitation completely for granted but this isn’t the case for lots of people. These four TED talks emphasise why we need to take action now.
International development events in Ireland
Keen to get more involved in the international development sector in Ireland? Attending events is the best way to meet like-minded people, find out about new initiatives and be inspired to promote the SDGs in your everyday life.
Resolutions for a more sustainable 2018
2018 is here and with it comes boundless possibilities for a happier, healthier self – and planet too. Living by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is something we pride ourselves on here at VSO, so what better time to look at our current habits and see how we can become a little more sustainable in our everyday lives.
Going green this Christmas
This Christmas, we’re going to make an effort to be a little ‘greener’ and put more thought into our gifts for others. Here's how you can follow suit.
#PovertyBox... one week later
A week after the #PovertyBox challenge, Liz updates us on how she got on and why she recommends others follow suit.
Halfway Through #PovertyBox
Liz Gordy's #PovertyBox challenge continues... find out how she's been getting on.