NEW SOUTH WALES VOLUNTEERING POLICY 2020-2030

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NSW Volunteering recently has endorsed a new volunteering strategy for the new decade. It focuses on 1) Growth and Support (Increase Participation), 2) Knowledge (Improve understanding of volunteering in NSW), 3) Value (enhance recognition of contributions made by volunteers).

The Ethics of Digitalization, an initiative of the German Federal President Frank Walter Steinmeier

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"We need to engage in dialogue, to ask ourselves what rules exist in digital space, and what rules we want to impose on ourselves. Are we a global internet community, or are we still American, Chinese, European when we are online? What problems concern us? What can we expect from one another? And where is there common ground that we can build on? We need to ask ourselves these questions..."

"Building Resilience Within Communities": Virtual Volunteering focused hackathon

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The virtual Ideathon is a three-day marathon, during which volunteer teams from major NGOs and volunteering organizations from around the world come together to develop sustainable and impactful solutions to challenges from some of the key themes of the global response to the COVID19 pandemic.

Making Mission Possible: Delivering a Net-Zero Economy

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The report outlines 3 critical priorities for the 2020s and practical actions that nations and non-state parties can commit to in the run up to the COP26 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in November 2021 to put mid-century objectives within reach.

Making Mission Possible: Delivering a Net-Zero Economy

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The ETC’s blueprint is intended to allow all developed economies to reach net-zero emissions by 2050 at the latest, including China which has the resources and technology leadership to become a rich developed zero-carbon economy by 2050. All developing nations would be able to reach net-zero emissions by 2060 at the latest but require development finance to de-risk and attract private green invest

Making Mission Possible: Delivering a Net-Zero Economy

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A net-zero global economy is technically and economically possible by mid-century, and will require a profound transformation of the global energy system.

EUROPEAN COUNTRIES ISSUES DECLARATION AGAINST AMAZON DEFORESTATION.

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The countries forming the Amsterdam Declarations Partnership, i.e. Germany (current chair), Denmark, France, Italy, The Netherlands, Norway and United Kingdom, and Belgium sent an open letter to the Brazilian Vice-President Mourão. The Amsterdam Declarations Partnership is specifically committed to achieving sustainable and deforestation-free agricultural commodity supply chains to our countries.

Nature: Humanity at a crossroads, UN warns

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UN’s Global Biodiversity Outlook 5 report outlines eight major transitions needed to slow, then halt nature’s accelerating decline

Women and Trade: The Role of Trade in Promoting Women’s Equality (THE WORLD BANK)

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New trends in global trade—especially the rise in services, global value chains, and the digital economy—are opening up important economic opportunities for women. Trade has the potential to expand women’s role in the economy, decrease inequality, and expand women’s access to skills and education.

United in Science report 2020: A multi-organization high-level compilation of the latest climate science information

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In the United in Science 2020 report, leading science organizations warn that greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere are at record levels and continue to increase.

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