After two weeks of negotiations, the almost 200 parties that gathered in Katowice, Poland for the UN COP24 climate conference, adopted on December 15 a set of implementing guidelines, called the "rulebook" by some, for the 2015 Paris Agreement. (Read more...)
Routes 2 Roots, a WANGO NGO member working to spread and sustain peace in South Asia and across the world through cultural diplomacy, has added 100 schools to its digital learning program, Virsa. The program involves teaching students about Indian culture and performing arts through interactive online lessons, and is being carried out in collaboration with India's Ministry of Culture. (Read more...)
In observance of World Cities Day 2018, the Global Forum on Human Settlements (GFHS) held its 13th annual session from October 30 to 31 at the UN Conference Centre in Bangkok, Thailand. The event, which was supported by WANGO, focused on the theme "Advancing Urban Innovations to Achieve SDG 11 and the New Urban Agenda." (Read more...)
From November 25 to 26, Kenya, in partnership with Canada and Japan, hosted the first-ever Sustainable Blue Economy Conference in Nairobi. The event, which drew more than 10,000 participants from 150 countries, addressed issues related to how to build a blue economy that will harness the potential of our global water resources in sustainable ways to improve the lives of all. (Read more...)
Available online as an app, the UNHCR's Emergency Handbook gives hands-on guidance to humanitarian workers and volunteers in all areas of life-saving assistance from registering refugees, to providing shelter, food, sanitation and more. The Handbook works on all electronic platforms, and once downloaded to a mobile device, even works offline in remote areas. It is now also available in Arabic, French, and Spanish. (Read more...)
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