The 14th Global Forum on Human Settlements (GFHS 2019) is scheduled to take place from September 5 to 6 at the UN Conference Center in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in observance of Urban October 2019. The event, whose theme is "Sustainable Development of Cities and Human Settlements in the Digital Era," is being co-sponsored by WANGO. (Read more...)
The Fifth Annual Agribusiness and Economic Industry Summit was held at the UN Headquarters in New York from July 24 to 26, 2019. The event, whose theme was "Accelerating Innovation Worldwide through Partnerships and Roadmaps," addressed chronic undernourishment, particularly in Africa, and was co-supported by WANGO. (Read more...)
At the G20 Summit held in Osaka, Japan from June 28 to 29, UN Secretary-General António Guterres appealed to the leaders from the largest and fastest-growing economies for stronger commitment to climate action. “All the analyses that can be made show the [climate] situation, in practical terms, is worse than what we could have forecasted, and the political will has been failing," he said, calling it “a paradox that needs to be addressed." He also highlighted that G20 nations represent 80 percent of climate change emissions and called for greater international financial and economic cooperation. (Read more...)
The Netherlands Education Group, a project of Libertas International, a WANGO member, is offering several courses on management and leadership for NGOs in the second half of 2019 and in January 2020 that are now open for registration. Courses include Raising Effectiveness of the Organization: Lean Six Sigma Training for NGOs, Project Management for Youth Organizations, and Leadership Skills Development. To learn more, click on the headline above. (Read more...)
OffGridBox, a clean technology startup based in the U.S. and WANGO member that provides access to power and clean water to underserved communities in rural areas globally, is donating a free OffGridBox (valued up to $30,000) to a high impact project in need of solar electricity and water purification. Its goal is to find local implementing partners with teams in the field to collaborate on future projects and help it expand its reach. For more information, click on the headline above. (Read more...)
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