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A mother helps her eight-year-old daughter to take classes on television during the COVID-19 pandemic at home in Man, Côte d'Ivoire.
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UN and partners roll out #LetMeLearn campaign ahead of key education summit

In the context of the education crisis exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the United Nations is teaming up with leading children's charity Theirworld and others to launch the #LetMeLearn ...

Last update 6 Sep 2022
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
Hands offering bread
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UNDP report 2022: The war in Ukraine and the new crisis looming in Africa

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has issued a new report, The Impact of the War in Ukraine on Sustainable Development in Africa, warning that the impacts of the war in Ukraine on the ...

Last update 6 Jun 2022
Collective agreements can help in fighting inequality and fostering inclusion
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ILO 2022: Collective bargaining contributes to fighting inequality

Collective bargaining played a crucial role during the pandemic and can provide an effective means for employers and workers to tackle the new challenges that are shaking up the world of work. The ...

Last update 23 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
Flyer of the Global Education Week 2021
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The Global Education Week 2021 (15-21 November) of the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe

From 15 to 21 November 2021, the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe will launch the new edition of the Global Education Week, which is held every year during the third week of November. It ...

Last update 15 Nov 2021
ILO World Social Protection Report 2020-2022
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ILO report: World Social Protection Report 2020-2022

The recent International Labor Organization (ILO) report shows that the Covid-19 pandemic has exacerbated social security inequalities between high and low-income countries. To date, only 47% of the ...

Last update 27 Sep 2021
The picture is the banner designed by FAO and UNEP to promote the International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste, celebrated on the 29th of September. The year 2021 marks the second celebration.
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29 September 2021: International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste. Registration open!

On 29 September 2021, the International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste will be observed for the second time. Reducing food loss and waste is essential to achieve multiple goals, such as ...

Last update 27 Sep 2021
festival sviluppo sostenibile 2018
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Sustainable Development Festival 2021

From September 28, to October 14 2021, the University of Padua will participate in the fifth edition of the Sustainable Development Festival, which is promoted by The Italian Alliance for ...

Last update 14 Sep 2021
Sustainable Development Goals Report, Istat 2021
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ISTAT report: Covid-19 pandemic slows down SDGs accomplishment in Italy

The Italian Istituto Nazionale di Statistica (ISTAT) has published the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Report (in Italian), which offers statistical measures to monitor the 2030 Agenda for ...

Last update 10 Sep 2021
World Day Against Child Labour 2021
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World Day Against Child Labour: Child labour rises to 160 million

This year’s World Day Against Child Labour focuses on action taken for the 2021 International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour. While the global community just celebrated the universal ...

Last update 11 Jun 2021
The first UNEP synthesis report is titled: Making Peace with Nature
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United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP): Making Peace With Nature

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has issued its first synthesis report, “Making Peace With Nature: A scientific blueprint to tackle the climate, biodiversity and pollution ...

Last update 11 Mar 2021
Prospects for children: a global outlook through 2025
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Prospects for children: a global outlook through 2025

The UNICEF Office of Global Insight and Policy published the report “Prospects for children: a global outlook through 2025”, which assesses the prospects for the world’s children ...

Last update 5 Feb 2021
UN Global Compact strategy
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New UN Global Compact strategy 2021-2023

The UN Global Compact Board has approved the UN Global Compact Strategy 2021–2023. The three-year strategic plan is directed at accelerating and scaling the global collective impact of ...

Last update 29 Jan 2021
2021: International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour
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2021: International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour

The International Labour Organization (ILO), in collaboration with the Global Partnership Alliance 8.7, launches 2021 as the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour, with the aim of ...

Last update 29 Jan 2021