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This training is organized in the context of acquiring a better understanding of the integration among “Water-Energy-Food” (WEF) Nexus that are essential for human well-being, poverty alleviation and achieving multiple Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Projection in Africa indicates that by 2030 its population will increase and reach to more than…
In 1970 the first Earth Day ushered in a new environmental consciousness and a wave of environmental laws. 50 years later we are fighting to protect our climate and our future. Many leaders on the front lines can be found in religious and indigenous communities.
On this 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, Faith for Earth is partnering with the Parliament of World’s religions on this global…
Updated on 7 April 2020: Conference postponed
In Early 2019, Faith for Earth, organized with EU-DEVCO a capacity building workshop for EU staff members on Climate Change and Religions. The workshop resulted in an agreement to hold an international conference in Brussels on the role of religions, religion leaders and Faith-Based Organizations in combating climate change.
World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) is an awareness-raising campaign highlighting the need for the conservation of migratory birds and their habitats. It aims to draw attention to the threats faced by migratory birds, their ecological importance, and the need for international cooperation to conserve them.
Globally, around 25% of all animal and plant species are threatened with extinction. This year the International Day for Biological Diversity is targeted towards raising awareness and building momentum on the importance of biodiversity as well as global issues on biodiversity loss, in the lead up to the United Nations Biodiversity Conference.
The UN Environment Programme launched its flagship 2019 Emissions Gap Report on 26 November at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. The report, executive summary and related materials are available online - https://www.unenvironment.org/resources/emissions-gap-report-2019.
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On 13 May, while scientists hammer out the fine print of emissions targets at the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change 49th session in Kyoto, another group of experts will gather in the same venue to explore on-the-ground solutions to the climate challenges we are facing. Thought-leaders in science, business, policy, international development and more will meet at the Kyoto…