At the COP15, held in Montreal from December 7 – 19, 2022 all parties of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity adopted the Global Biodiversity Framework.
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COP27: UN Conference on Climate Change
Will there be ambition, commitment and the political will to honor their commitments to implement the Paris Climate Agreement to limit global warming 1.5 degree Centigrade?
Transforming Education Summit
Education is a human right. Education is a common public good. Every child and young person have the right to go to school and learn.
Save our Ocean, Protect our Future
World leaders, scientists, and more will be gathering in Lisbon, Portugal to from June 27 – July 1, 2022 to deliberate on “scaling up ocean action based on science and innovation” to “conserve and sustainably us the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development.”
Commission on the Status of Women – CSW66
Studies have shown that it is women and girls who are disproportionately affected by climate change.
Glasgow Climate Pact – COP26
COP26 climate summit was considered as the last hope for the world to take more ambitious and bold climate pledges to reduce global warming to 1.5 degree Celsius.
Stark Warnings from Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and COP26
The summit, which will see more 190 world leaders, representatives of civil society and businesses will focus on “Uniting the World to Tackle Climate Change”
The United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
The 20th session of the Indigenous Peoples Forum took place from April 19-30, 2021, with the theme: “Peace, justice and strong institutions: the role of indigenous peoples in implementing Sustainable Development Goal 16”, in light of the evolving COVID-19 situation.
The 65th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women
The report of the UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres on the priority theme shines a light on the global trends, persistent barriers and opportunities women face in their struggles for effective participation and decision-making in public life.
Digital Technology at the Service of Ending Homelessness
The 59th Session of the UN Commission for Social Development was held from February 8-17, 2021