1.3 Readings Introduction to Global Challenges

Course subject(s) Module 1. Introduction to Global Challenges

This week, readings are non-mandatory. However, the following website is useful to understand more about global challenges, or if you need help in identifying a global challenge:

  • What is the world doing to address global challenges? Check the video explanation introduced by Serena Williams about the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
  • Read more about the Sustainable Development Goals by the UN.

The following websites provide in-depth information about the nutrition example of the lecture, and can also be helpful in identifying other global challenges:

  • Food and Agriculture Organization of United Nations (FAO), World hunger again on the rise, driven by conflict and climate change, new UN report saysclick here
  • World Health Organization, Obesity and Overweight, click here
  • FAO, IFAD, UNICEF, WFP and WHO, The state of food security and nutrition in the worldclick here
  • World Health Organization, Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity, click here
  • The World Bank, the Netherlands, click here
  • (in Dutch) Volksgezondheid en Zorg, Overgewicht, huidige situatie, click here
  • Human Development Report, the Netherlands 2016, click here
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