It’s World Children’s Day!

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World Children’s Day is UNICEF’s annual day of action for children, by children. This year, the COVID-19 crisis has resulted in a child rights crisis. The costs of the pandemic for children are immediate and, if unaddressed, may last a lifetime. It’s time for generations to come together to reimagine the type of world we want to create. Kids are reimagining a better world. What will you do?

EU takes global lead in protecting and supporting human rights and democracy

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The world is rapidly changing and new challenges are arising, including universal rights. The European Union will never ever give up on its commitment to protecting and supporting human rights and democracy, moreover in times of the Covid-19 pandemic. On the contrary. The EU takes now the lead globally, with the adoption today of the third Action Plan on Human Rights and Democracy.

CHOOSING GREEN: A digital summit in the lead up to COP2 (from the NORDIC COOPERATION OF THE NORDIC COUNCIL OF MINISTERS)

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Join us for a digital one-day-event on post-corona green recovery in the lead up to COP26. In six debates, we challenge politicians, organisations, representatives from the public and private sector and entrepreneurs from the Nordic Region to pinpoint strengths and vulnerabilities in the Nordic Model. What do we have to offer and where are our blind spots?

A BINDING AGREEMENT AGAINST PLASTIC POLLUTION?

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From 22-26 February 2021, government officials from around the world will meet in Kenya at the fifth session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-5) to discuss the possibility of initiating the development of a global plastic treaty. Read this Q&A from the Environmental Investigation Agency

Winners of the 2020 UN Global Climate Action Awards Announced

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The recipients of the 2020 United Nations Global Climate Action Awards were announced today, shining a light on some of the best examples of what people across the globe are doing to combat climate change in a year that has cast darkness upon so many.

“Can Democracy Save the Environment?”: one question at the heart of 9th Edition of the World Forum for Democracy, 18TH NOV, 2020

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The 9th edition of the World Forum for Democracy will take the form of a year-long campaign to answer the question “Can Democracy Save the Environment?”. The “12 Months, 1 Question” campaign will allow participants, including political decision-makers and activists, to tackle various aspects of climate change and to debate innovative solutions to collectively respond to the urgency of our environm

EUROPEAN INCLUSION SUMMIT 2020

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As part of Germany’s Presidency of the Council of the EU, the Federal Government Commissioner for Matters relating to Persons with Disabilities will host the first major meeting of all European commissioners/ombudspersons for people with disabilities. He will also invite representatives of non-governmental organisations, self-advocacy groups and organisations for and including disabled people.

Ashoka Changemaker Summit (ACMS): YOU CAN STILL REGISTER

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The Ashoka Changemaker Summit (ACMS) is the largest online gathering of system-changing social innovators and changemakers from across the globe. It connects Ashoka’s vast community of world-leading social entrepreneurs and leaders from business and philanthropy.

PLASTIC WASTE INCREASED DURING THE COVID19 PANDEMIC, WHAT CAN WE DO?

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The increase of waste has been a concern since long time ago, and COVID-19 make this worst.

EU Pact for Skills: mobilising all partners to invest in skills

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The Pact promotes joint action to maximise the impact of investing in improving existing skills (upskilling) and training in new skills (reskilling). It calls on industry, employers, social partners, chambers of commerce, public authorities, education and training providers and employment agencies to work together and make a clear commitment to invest in training for all working age people.

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