Copenhagen, 14 October 2020 WHO is holding an online film festival showcasing some of the entrants from the inaugural Health for All Film Festival. From 10 to 24 October 2020, films will be shown on WHO’s YouTube channel with the option to ask questions via live chat. Read more about the online festival and the [...]
About PDCThis author has not yet filled in any details.
So far PDC has created 436 blog entries.
Copenhagen, 1 October 2020 This practical guide from ICAT and UNEP DTU Partnership helps countries report on adaptation through the Biennial Transparency Report. With the way countries report on adaptation to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) set to change, a new guide published today provides technical experts responsible for producing [...]
Geneva, 1 October 2020. This year’s laureate of the Nansen Refugee Award - a humanitarian prize given annually by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency - is an educator who has spent more than 20 years rescuing sexually exploited and trafficked children, many of them refugees. Mayerlín Vergara Pérez, Maye, has dedicated her life to [...]
Copenhagen, 25 September 2020 "If we come together, we will be able to find the best solutions," On the occasion of the UN’s 75th anniversary, Assistant Secretary-General and Director of Bureau of External Relations and Advocacy of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Ulrika Modéer, shares her take on how to shape the future we [...]
Copenhagen, 1 October 2020 Twenty-five years ago, tens of thousands of activists and delegates came together in China’s capital city to create the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action – the most ambitious roadmap for the empowerment of all women and girls around the world. While countries have made modest but hard-earned gains towards [...]
New York, 22 September 2020 Please, find below the full address to the 75th General Assembly delivered by the Secretary-General of the United Nations. Enter this link for recordings of the address. "Excellencies, In a world turned upside down, this General Assembly Hall is among the strangest sights of all. The COVID-19 pandemic has [...]
UNHCR and IOM call for a truly common and principled approach to European migration and asylum policies
Geneva, 22 September 2020 On the eve of the launch of the presentation of the European Commission’s new Pact on Migration and Asylum, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and IOM, the International Organization for Migration, are appealing to the European Union (EU) to ensure a truly joint and principled approach that addresses all aspects [...]
New York, 21 September 2020 Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN’s worldwide consultation reveals a strong call for action on inequalities and climate change, as well as more solidarity In January 2020, the United Nations launched the global consultation to mark its 75th anniversary. Through surveys and dialogues, it asked people about their hopes [...]
Copenhagen, 21 September 2020 In the latest episode of the Health in Europe podcast, WHO Regional Director for Europe Dr Hans Henri P. Kluge discusses the formation of the European Programme of Work (EPW) 2020–2025, “United Action for Better Health in Europe”, and how it will improve health in the WHO European Region over the [...]
Copenhagen, 21 September 2020 UNEP DTU Partnership and the European Capacity Building Initiative (ecbi) recently produced a Pocket Guide to NDCs. The Guide explains the provisions of the Paris Agreement adopted in 2015, and of the Katowice rulebook adopted in 2018. We will launch the Guide on a webinar planned on 6 October 2020. We [...]