City leaders address solutions for global governance reform and the fight for social inclusion at the Urban 20 (U20) 2024 Mayors’ Summit in São Paul

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Sao Paulo, Brazil (20 June 2024) – 38 Mayors and city representatives representing some of the world’s largest economies gathered in Sao Paulo for the Urban 20 (U20) 2024 Mayors Summit.

Collective leadership matters: Driving transformation across education systems

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GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP FOR EDUCATION: From the ministry to the classroom, positive leadership behaviors set the tone for countries' education transformation strategies, rallying partners behind the national vision, sparking reforms, shifting the organizational culture and leading by example in the classroom to support more equitable learning.

Horse Hill: Historic win as Supreme Court upholds landmark climate case

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Groundbreaking judgment could have profound implications for new fossil fuel projects, including Cumbrian coal mine and North Sea oil and gas fields

Out-of-school children and educational gaps cost the global economy $10,000 billion a year

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While 250 million girls and boys are currently excluded from access to education across the globe, a new UNESCO report analyzes for the first time the economic and societal cost of educational deficiencies. Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO, calls on the Organization's Member States to break the "vicious circle" of school drop-outs as quickly as possible.

NHRIs to redouble efforts on business and human rights

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National human rights institutions (NHRIs) from across the globe will redouble their efforts to promote and protect human rights in relation to the activities of business, with a particular focus on pressing issues such as climate change and threats to online civic space.

Mainstreaming Participation: How to Turn One-Off Innovations into Systemic Change

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Join the final event in our learning webinar series by OGP, People Powered and TAI Collaborative, as we explore innovations in mainstreaming participation. JULY 2ND, 2024

World Refugee Day (20 JUNE)

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Each year on 20 June, the world celebrates World Refugee Day, the international day to honour people who have been forced to flee.

The Rockefeller Foundation: An AI-Powered App Fights Climate Change While Revolutionizing Farming

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Digital Green was founded on the belief that technology can help end poverty and meet the climate challenge. Through other digital projects, Digital Green has reached over 6 million rural farmers, 60 percent of whom are women, creating a 24 percent increase in small-scale farmer profits.

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