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A woman harvests rice and maize on a community farm in Viet Nam.
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World Environment Day 2022: Only One Earth

Led by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and held annually on 5 June, World Environment Day is the largest global platform for environmental public outreach and is celebrated by ...

Last update 16 Jun 2022
Economies severely exposed to at least one dimension of the shock: 107 economies with a maximum exposure score in at least one of the Food, Energy and Finance dimensions.
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UN brief on the Global Impact of war in Ukraine on food, energy, and finance systems

The Global Crisis Response Group (GCRG) issued a brief entitled Global Impact of war in Ukraine on food, energy, and finance systems. According to the new findings of the GCRG, the war in Ukraine is ...

Last update 31 May 2022
IPCC Sixth Assessment Report: Mitigation of climate change
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IPCC Sixth Assessment Report: Mitigation of climate change

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its Sixth Assessment Report - Climate Change 2022: Mitigation of Climate Change on 4 April 2022. The report provides an updated global ...

Last update 16 Jun 2022
Book cover of the World Inequality Report 2022
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World Inequality Report 2022

World Inequality Lab has released the World Inequality Report 2022. This report is based on the World Inequality Database and is the culmination of four years of work contributed by more than 100 ...

Last update 1 Feb 2022
Climate Justice Peace
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Africa Europe Foundation: Talking Africa-Europe High-level dialogues ahead of 6th AU-EU Summit

The Africa-Europe Foundation (AEF) will host three high-level debates around key issues at the centre of the cross-continental partnership. The debates will be held ahead of the The 6th AU-EU ...

Last update 20 Jan 2022
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Council of Europe 2020 North-South Prize Award Ceremony: focus on right to life and climate change

On December 9 2021, the 2020 North-South Prize of the Council of Europe was awarded to two institutions working respectively to protect the right to life and to combat climate change. The ...

Last update 28 Dec 2021
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COP26: history and goals of the 2021 United Nations climate change conference

For nearly three decades, the UN has been bringing together almost every country on earth for global climate summits – known as COPs – which stands for ‘Conference of the ...

Last update 30 Oct 2021
Logo of the World Cities Day 2021
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31 October: World Cities Day

31 October marks World Cities Day, established by the United Nations General Assembly on 27 December 2013, by resolution A/RES/68/239, with the aim of raising awareness among the international ...

Last update 26 Oct 2021
Flyer: International Conference on Climate Justice, 27/10/2021
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Centre of Excellence Jean Monnet of the University of Padova: International Conference on Climate Justice, 27 October 2021 from 4:30 to 7:30 PM. Registration open!

On Wednesday 27th October 2021 from 4:30 to 7:30 PM, the Centre of Excellence Jean Monnet of the University of Padua, coordinated by professor Massimo De Marchi, will host an online International ...

Last update 26 Oct 2021
The image shows a man planting trees in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to help fight climate change.
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UN Human Rights Council recognised the human right to a healthy environment

On the 8th of October 2021, the Human Rights Council at the 48th regular session adopted resolution 48/13, which recognised for the first time that having a clean, healthy and sustainable ...

Last update 13 Oct 2021
UNICEF Sud Sudan
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Children in Sudan need more humanitarian assistance than ever before

UNICEF warned that a record of 4.5 million children in South Sudan are in desperate need of humanitarian support. Hopes that independence would bring a new dawn for the country’s children have ...

Last update 14 Sep 2021
World Humanitarian Day
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Memorial Ceremony at OHCHR in remembrance of those killed in the service of human rights

The high commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, made a statement on the occasion of World Humanitarian Day on August 19, recalling all the people who worked for the United Nations and ...

Last update 1 Sep 2021
European Green Deal
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The European Green Deal

On July 14, the European Commission adopted a set of proposals to make the EU's climate, energy, transport and taxation policies fit for reducing net greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by ...

Last update 4 Aug 2021
World Forum for Democracy: can democracy save the environment?
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World Forum for Democracy: can democracy save the environment?

Created in the context of the Council of Europe, the World Forum for Democracy is a platform for political decision-makers and activists to debate solutions to key challenges for democracies ...

Last update 6 Aug 2021
Woman on plantation
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FAO: Disasters take heavy toll on agri-food systems as new threats emerge

Agriculture absorbs the bulk of the financial losses and damages wrought by disasters which have grown in frequency, intensity, and complexity, says FAO (food and agriculture organization)  in ...

Last update 6 Aug 2021