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Milestone Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action Launched

The global fashion sector on Monday (10 Dec) significantly increased momentum to address climate change by launching the Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action. Under the auspices of UN Climate Change, leading fashion brands, retailers, supplier organizations, and others, including a major shipping company, have agreed to collectively address the climate impact of the fashion sector across its entire value chain.

2018-12-11T17:22:08+00:0011 Dec 2018|COP24, Goal 13: Climate Action, Press material|

Forum Grapples with Curbing Internet Abuses from Cyberattacks to Censorship and Control

Representatives from a broad range of interests, from governments to technology companies, focused on efforts to promote “digital growth” while overcoming many of the abuses of the internet as the thirteenth Internet Governance Forum opened today in Paris.

2019-01-18T14:51:15+00:0013 Nov 2018|Featured, Innovation, New technologies, News, Press material|

Internet Governance Forum Set to Explore Pathways to Harness New Technologies for Broader Prosperity

More than 3,000 participants, including high-level government officials, civil society leaders, private sector and internet policy experts, will gather in Paris, France, from 12 - 14 November to discuss international cooperation around issues such as fake news, the spread of disinformation, cybersecurity and privacy, big data, the Internet of Things, and their effects on society.

Small Island Developing States from around the world to assess progress on sustainable development

Representatives from Small Island Developing States (SIDS) around the world will review progress and assess opportunities for sustainable development at the Inter-regional Preparatory Meeting for the Midterm Review of the SAMOA Pathway, organized by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), the UN Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS), and the Government of Samoa. A press conference will be held on the first day with officials from the three entities.

2019-01-17T21:52:57+00:0026 Oct 2018|Press material, Sustainable Development Agenda|