From December 2 to 15, government representatives from more than 190 nations gathered in Madrid, Spain for the 25th United Nations Conference on Climate Change, also known as COP25, to discuss and advance climate action. While negotiators were unable to agree to concrete plans to strengthen the implementation of the 2015 Paris Agreement at the two-week-long conference, the EU committed to carbon neutrality by 2050 and 73 nations announced that they will submit an enhanced climate action plan. (Read more...)
WANGO participated in the 2019 Annual Meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which took place in Washington, D.C. from October 14 to 20. The event drew together around 13,000 participants from 180 countries to discuss a range of issues related to poverty reduction, international economic development and finance, and building human capital, and featured a Civil Society Policy Forum that was held over four days. (Read more...)
In observance of Urban October 2019, the Global Forum on Human Settlements (GFHS) held its 14th annual session from September 5 to 6 at the UN Conference Centre in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on the theme, "Sustainable Development of Cities and Human Settlements in the Digital Era." The event, which was supported by WANGO, produced the Addis Ababa Declaration, which provides inputs on World Urban Campaign activities and the World Urban Forum 2020.  (Read more...)
The second World Tolerance Summit was held from November 13 to 14, 2019 in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. WANGO joined more than 3,200 participants for the conference, whose theme was “Tolerance in Multiculturalism: Achieving the Social, Economic and Humane Benefits of a Tolerant World" and focused on how education and knowledge-sharing can be a powerful tool to raise awareness on tolerance in diversity. (Read more...)
With one-third of food produced for human consumption lost or wasted, and millions still going hungry, the UN's food-related agencies are spotlighting the issue. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has published its annual State of Food and Agriculture report which contains fresh estimates of the scale of the problem and suggests possible solutions, and in early October, the World Food Programme (WFP) launched the #StopTheWasteCampaign. (Read more...)
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