top of page



Global Issues

Discover the largest international issues plaguing the world according to global think tanks. 


United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

Learn about the 17 goals nations are trying to achieve by 2030.

The Nations of the World

Read fact sheets about the nations of the world and learn a brief overview of their history with other nations and cultures. 



Read about the beliefs and practices of major world religions and how they affect world cultures. 

Praying Hands


Nearly half of the world population lives in poverty, defined as living on an income of less than $2 USD per day.



In 2020, above 30% of the world population suffered from food insecurity. 

Health and

Over half the world's population still lacks access to to essential health services. 

Patient with Healthcare Nurse


In 2021, an estimated 258 million children around the world weren't enrolled in school. 

Biology Class
Girl in Classroom

Gender Equality

Only 66% of women worldwide achieve 

gender equality in primary education, and women make 16% less than men on average.

Enjoying Clean Water

Clean Water and Sanitation

2.2 billion people worldwide lack access to safe drinking water and 4.2 billion lack safe sanitation services.

Clean Energy

In 2019, renewable energy still only accounted for 11% of global energy. 

Wind Turbines

Economic Growth

After the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, 114 million people were pushed back into extreme poverty during global recessions.

Financial Report

Industry and Infrastructure

1.2 billion people worldwide lack access to electricity, while others face poor road networks and telecommunication services.

A boy holding a donation box

Reduced Inequalities

In many countries, people with disabilities, women, and other marginalized groups still receive lower pay than other groups.

Sustainable Communities

The global urban population will reach 6.7 billion by 2050. 

Sustainable Hydroelectric Power Generation .jpg

Responsible Consumption and Production

Global material footprint per capita has increased by 70% since 2000, indicating that the consumption of natural resources is growing rapidly.

Second hand
Climate Protest

Climate Action

Between 2000 and 2019, global greenhouse gas emissions increased by 21%.

Sharp Shinned Hawk

Wildlife Conservation

Global wildlife populations have declined by 68% since 1970. 

Peace and Justice

There were approximately 70.8 million people forcibly displaced by conflict, violence, and persecution in 2018. 

Judge's Table

How to Volunteer

Develop skills about how to find volunteer opportunities, become an effective volunteer, and work to better your community. 

Food Donation
bottom of page