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The Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation and Earth Day Network invite you to attend a virtual dialogue, “Honoring Tradition Keepers and Change Agents as Earth Day Turns 50.”
The dialogue will explore how people of faith and faith-based organizations are addressing climate change by safeguarding traditions and striving to meet the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
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…
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.
From 21 to 27 October 2018, the International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week will provide an opportunity for organizations and institutions around the world to focus attention on lead. ILPPW takes place every year. The theme of this year's week of action is the need for individuals, civil society organizations, industry and governments to work together to ban lead paint.
13:30- 15:30 Geneva time WHO Headquarters, Geneva, Building L – L18 (ground floor) By WEBEX
The Global Alliance to Eliminate Lead Paint/Lead Paint Alliance Advisory Council meets twice a year. The first 2018 Advisory Council meeting was held in April, the next will be convened in September.
The UN Environment Assembly website provides online forms for governments, businesses and civil society organizations to register (submit) their voluntary commitments with UN Environment.
To support governments, businesses and civil society organizations in drafting your voluntary commitment to address lead paint, the Global Alliance to Eliminate Lead Paint (Lead Paint Alliance) has…
This year’s International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week (ILPPW) will take place 22-28 October 2017. The official website for the ILPPW is maintained by the World Health Organization. A full set of graphic and planning resources for organizers is available on the ILPPW Trello Board.
This year, the Global Alliance to Eliminate Lead Paint (Lead Paint Alliance) is proud to announce new…
From 23 to 29 October 2016 the international lead poisoning prevention week of action took place, with a particular focus on eliminating lead paint. Find the 2016 report on activities that took place during the Week of Action here .
Lead poisoning is entirely preventable, yet the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation has estimated that in 2013 lead exposure accounted for 853 000…