Global Day of Solidarity on 22 May – #StrongerTogether – in response to COVID-19 crisis

By Global Call to Action Against Poverty (GCAP) You can read the original article on GCAP’s website here. The COVID-19 crisis has highlighted and worsened systemic inequalities. During the lockdown, 80% of urban workers in India have lost their livelihoods, and globally the level of extreme poverty has skyrocketed. People worldwide are facing health problems, loss […]

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COVID-19 response, emergency intervention in the rural communities

By World Vision Romania The life of children and families in the villages where World Vision Romania is active has always been tough due to difficult access to proper food, medicines, and hygiene products, amongst other factors. Now, because of the current pandemic, their situation has become even more desperate.  World Vision Romania is there […]

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Latvian hackathon devoted to COVID-19

By Inese Vaivare, Lapas LV In March, we held a hackathon devoted to responding to the COVID-19 emergency, where professionals from different backgrounds gathered to generate ideas. The goal was to find a way to digitally connect high-risk people in need with volunteers who could help, people usually active on social media. The platform #stayhome […]

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Joint NGO statement on how the European Green Deal can support recovery in developing countries

By CAN Europe This joint statement on the COVID-19 crisis accompanies a set of recommendations from NGOs in February 2020 on Making the European Green Deal work for International Partnerships. As NGOs working on climate, environment, social justice and sustainable development issues, we stand in solidarity with local communities, vulnerable groups and those on the […]

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Next UN Environment Assembly UNEA-5

The next UN Environment Assembly UNEA-5 will take place in Nairobi on 22-26 February 2021. The theme of the next Assembly is “Strengthening Actions for Nature to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.” The theme calls for strengthened action to protect and restore nature and nature-based solutions to achieve the sustainable development goals in their three […]

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