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  • Cities Step up Their Fight Against Climate Change

    The Global Covenant of Mayors for climate and energy joined forces and merged its European and global networks to innovate and boost its actions against climate change. This large network of more than 7,500 cities is leading ambitious action to help achieve the Paris Agreement goals and a low-carbon future. Their new office in Brussels will help […]

  • United Nations-World Bank report on building inclusive approaches for prevention

    On Wednesday 21th of March, the United Nations and the World Bank came together in Brussels to present their first-of-its-kind joint study on the prevention agenda. The flagship report ‘Pathways for Peace: Inclusive Approaches to Preventing Violent Conflict’, centers on the business case behind the international community refocusing […]

  • The Water Decade: Don’t let our luck run out…

    The dramatic shortage of water in Cape Town has focused international attention on the water crisis that is threatening livelihoods and health worldwide. How can we manage our precious water supplies as demand soars? Two billion people in the world have no access to safe water and 4.5 billion lack proper sanitation. Safe water is becoming the […]

  • New and innovative ways to meet the Sustainable Development Goals – The Global Festival of Action in Bonn

    The Global Festival of Action for Sustainable Development has started today in Bonn and will run until March 23. The second edition of the Festival will bring together a wide array of actors and organizations, the international event provides a dynamic and interactive space to showcase the latest innovations, tools and approaches to SDG […]

  • Getting happily old with poetry and Down´s syndrome

      When the Icelander, Mr. Auðunn Gestsson,  celebrated his 80th birthday on 25 February he not only became the oldest Icelander but quite likely the oldest person in the world living with Down´s syndrome. For Auðunn Gestsson 21 March is a special day since it is both World Down Syndrome Day and World Poetry Day. Five […]


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