Call for articles: Supporting displaced women and girls in and through sport

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SportsandDev network is calling on organisations to share their approaches and insights in using sport to serve the needs of displaced women and girls.

ADB, Indonesia, the Philippines Launch Partnership to Set Up Energy Transition Mechanism

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GLASGOW, UNITED KINGDOM (3 November 2021) — Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Masatsugu Asakawa, Indonesian Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati, and Philippine Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez announced today at COP26 the launch of a new partnership to establish an Energy Transition Mechanism (ETM) in Indonesia and the Philippines.

UN HUMAN RIGHTS: Human Rights Champions

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This story is part of Human Rights Champions – a recurring series featuring portraits of human rights defenders or organizations that stand up for human rights. Salazar’s story of activism is part of a series inspired by the first-ever global report looking at the safety and protection of youth in the civic space.

World Bank Group Climate Change Action Plan 2021–2025 : Supporting Green, Resilient, and Inclusive Development

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The Climate Change Action Plan 2021–2025 aims to advance the climate change aspects of the WBG’s Green, Resilient, and Inclusive Development (GRID) approach, which pursues poverty eradication and shared prosperity with a sustainability lens.

UNICEF analysis finds just 34 per cent of national climate policies are child-sensitive

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Geneva Palais briefing note on COP26 and the inclusion of children and young people in climate-related decision-making.This is a summary of what was said by Gautam Narasimhan, UNICEF Global Lead for Climate, Energy and Environment – to whom quoted text may be attributed – on COP26 and the impact of climate change on children, at today's (Tuesday 2 November) press briefing at the Palais des Nations

International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists

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Between 2006 and 2020, over 1,200 journalists have been killed around the world, with close to 9 out of 10 cases of these killings remaining judicially unresolved, according to the UNESCO observatory of killed journalists.

GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP FOR EDUCATION: Statement by the CEO of GPE on the G20 Rome Summit

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"At the Summit, donors pledged US$4 billion to enable GPE to support education for the world’s most marginalized children." shared Alice Albright, the Chief Executive Office

COP26: Enough of ‘treating nature like a toilet’ – Guterres brings stark call for climate action to Glasgow

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As the World Leaders Summit opened on day two of COP26, UN chief António Guterres sent a stark message to the international community. “We are digging our own graves”, he said, referring to the addiction to fossil fuels which threatens to push humanity and the planet, to the brink, through unsustainable global heating.

International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists 2 November

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"I urge Member States and the international community to stand in solidarity with journalists around the world today and every day, and to demonstrate the political will needed to investigate and prosecute crimes against journalists and media workers with the full force of the law.” UN Secretary-General António Guterres. UN Secretary

2021 MacJannet Prize Winners

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The Talloires Network and MacJannet Foundation are pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 MacJannet Prize for Global Citizenship. Following a review of 28 nominations from 15 countries by the Secretariat, the prize winners were determined after a Selection Committee of leaders in higher education civic engagement reviewed the 10 finalists from 8 countries.

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