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Grandparents bridge generations with climate exhibition for children

This autumn, Grandparents for Climate organised a tailor-made exhibition for children on climate action and biodiversity in the city library of Genk, Belgium. Against the backdrop of the UN Climate Change Summit (COP26), thousands of...

Climate Action: Dutch youngsters make leather from mangoes

More than half of the mangoes in Europe are imported into or traded by the Netherlands, but many are unfit for sale and thrown away. Since 2015, two Dutch youngsters, Hugo de Boon and...

COP26: A snapshot of the agreement

After extending the COP26 climate negotiations an extra day, nearly 200 countries meeting in Glasgow, Scotland, adopted on Saturday an outcome document that, according to the UN Secretary-General, “reflects the interests, the contradictions, and...

New Glasgow Climate Pact: “welcome steps, but not enough”

The UN Secretary-General said at the conclusion of COP26 in Glasgow that there was “not enough political will to overcome some deep contradictions.“ In a statement at the end of the UN Climate Conference, Secretary-General...

UN Secretary-General: Encouraging signs in Glasgow but not enough

The UN Secretary-General says that announcements on climate action at COP26 have been encouraging but are “far from enough.” “The emissions gap remains a devastating threat. The finance and adaptation gap represent a glaring injustice for...

UNDP and Mobile Film Festival screen top 50 one-minute films at COP26

In partnership with the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Global Programme on Nature for Development, the 17th Mobile Film Festival has selected top 50 short (1-minute each) films for 2021, on the theme of ‘Making Peace...

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Second Open Call for SDG Good Practices, Success Stories and Lessons Learned

A second open call for SDG good practices, success stories, and...

UN Secretary-General Awards 2021

The Secretary-General Awards honour and recognize significant performance of UN Secretariat...

2021 Global Media Competition on Labour Migration

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has launched its seventh annual Global...