[NEWS] Kansai Entities Team Up on U.N. Development Goals as Japan Angles for World Expo

20國集團首腦會議將在一年後在大阪舉行,大多數媒體報導和評論無疑將強調總統和總理對當前國際金融或地緣政治危機的看法,以及正在發生的劇變 幕後的世界領導人。 20世紀2030年聯合國可持續發展目標的說法可能會在報導和推文的風雪中迷失。 When the Group of 20 summit takes place in Osaka a year from now, the bulk of media reporting and commentary will no doubt emphasize what the presidents and prime ministers say about the international financial or geopolitical crisis of the moment, and what dramas are taking place among world leaders behind Continue reading [NEWS] Kansai Entities Team Up on U.N. Development Goals as Japan Angles for World Expo

[NEWS] Governments Must Prioritize Children’s Right In The Implementation Of SDGs And Development Agendas – CIG

非洲兒童日支持非洲兒童的保護和權利。 它紀念1976年通過大屠殺殺害種族隔離政府而喪生的年輕人的勇氣,當時有超過1萬名索韋托黑人學生為抗議他們的教育質量而進行遊行。 抗議遊行也試圖表明對黑人教育法案的不滿,因為黑人教育法令根據種族分隔學生。 在兩週的抗議活動中被稱為“索韋托起義”,100多名學生遇難,數千人受傷。 1991年,非統組織國家元首和政府首腦大會(現為非洲聯盟)將6月16日定為非洲兒童日。 The Day of the African Child champions the protection and rights of African Children. It commemorates the bravery of the youth who lost their lives through massacre against the Apartheid government in 1976, when over 10,000 black students from Soweto marched in protest of the poor quality of their education. Continue reading [NEWS] Governments Must Prioritize Children’s Right In The Implementation Of SDGs And Development Agendas – CIG

[NEWS] Education sector rot done through diversion of resources – Report

對“基礎教育層面的腐敗風險及其對實現可持續發展目標4和16可能產生的影響”的研究表明,濫用資源和濫用該系統是該國基礎教育部門的主要腐敗行為。 這是在由加納廉政倡議組織與加納國家教育運動聯盟(GNECC)合作組織的歸還會議和提高認識運動中透露的,透明國際提供了資助。 A research on “Corruption risk at the basic education Level and the likely impact on achieving the SDGs 4 and 16”, has cited misappropriation of resources and abuse of the system as the main corruption behaviour in the country’s basic education sector. This was disclosed at a restitution meeting and awareness campaign on Continue reading [NEWS] Education sector rot done through diversion of resources – Report

[NEWS] IMO Supports Implementing UN SDGS

這是IMO支持實現聯合國可持續發展目標(SDGs)和2030年可持續發展議程的一種方式。 正在舉行其第六十八屆會議(6月18日至20日)的技術合作委員會將更新關於海事組織關鍵能力建設方案,包括婦女參與海運方案和協助會員國製定國家海運政策。 This is one way in which IMO supports the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The Technical Cooperation Committee, which is meeting for its 68th session (18-20 June), will be updated on key IMO capacity-building programmes, including the women in maritime programme and assistance Continue reading [NEWS] IMO Supports Implementing UN SDGS

[NEWS] Why PPPs are Evading Zimbabwe

公私伙伴關係幾乎可以在衛生,教育,商業,採礦,農業,體育,旅遊,信息技術等各個部門實施,最重要的是在運輸和基礎設施發展項目中。 這些夥伴關係的中心目標是鼓勵各國政府與私營部門,民間社會和國際組織攜手合作,實現可持續發展目標(SDGs),建設強大的基礎設施,以釋放全國的社會和經濟發展,並降低做 業務等重要目標。 PPPs can be implemented in virtually every sector from health, education, commerce, mining, agriculture, sport, tourism, information technology and most prominently in transport and infrastructure development projects. The central objective of these partnerships is to encourage governments to join hands with the private sector, civil society and international organisations to meet Sustainable Continue reading [NEWS] Why PPPs are Evading Zimbabwe

[NEWS] Episcopal Relief & Development Responding to Volcano Eruption in Hawaii

主教救濟與發展(https://www.episcopalrelief.org/)與夏威夷主教管區(http://www.episcopalhawaii.org/)和希洛聖使徒教會合作,在5月3日,基拉韋厄火山在夏威夷的大島首次爆發。從火山噴出的熔岩消滅了數百個房屋。數千人被迫撤離,其中包括位於疏散區北部半小時的聖使徒教堂的一些成員。 6月6日星期三,基拉韋厄峰會爆發,引發5.4級地震。主教救濟和發展部門的支持為住在緊急避難所的撤離人員提供洗衣服務,並為受影響地區的學校提供9台空氣淨化器。普納地區的空氣質量因爆發中的二氧化硫而惡化。地方當局一直在分發麵罩以防灰,但面罩不能防止蒸汽和氣體。因此,需要空氣淨化器,特別是在學校。 Episcopal Relief & Development (https://www.episcopalrelief.org/) is partnering with the Episcopal Diocese of Hawaii (http://www.episcopalhawaii.org/) and Church of the Holy Apostles in Hilo to provide emergency assistance after the Kilauea volcano first erupted on Hawaii’s Big Island on May 3. Lava flows from the volcano wiped out hundreds of homes. Thousands were forced to Continue reading [NEWS] Episcopal Relief & Development Responding to Volcano Eruption in Hawaii

[NEWS] What are You Eating Today?

今天是可持續的美食日,並且是一個擁抱對地球有益的飲食習慣的場合。 全球認為,在當地就餐是全球公民在購物時應該考慮的重要信息之一。 “大會,聯合國教育,科學及文化組織(教科文組織)和糧食及農業組織(糧農組織)致力於與會員國,聯合國組織和其他國際和區域機構合作,促進可持續美食日的舉辦 ,以及民間社會,觀察這一天,提高公眾對可持續發展貢獻的認識,“專門的聯合國網站透露。 Today is Sustainable Gastronomy Day and an occasion to embrace eating habits that are good for the planet. Think globally, eat locally is one of the big messages citizens worldwide are being encouraged to think about when they go shopping. “The General Assembly, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Continue reading [NEWS] What are You Eating Today?

[NEWS] BAT Wins AREA Awards for Green Leadership

英美煙草公司(英美煙草公司)孟加拉國榮獲國際榮譽獎,2018年亞洲責任企業獎(AREA),其企業社會責任倡議Deepto在綠色領導類下。 該獎項最近在菲律賓馬尼拉舉行的國際企業社會責任峰會2018上交出。 英美煙草孟加拉國法律和外部事務部負責人Mubina Asaf代表該公司收到該獎項。 2011年啟動的Deepto是利用可再生能源為山區地區的離網區域帶來電力的經濟實惠方式。 迄今為止,已經安裝了2,064套太陽能住宅系統,覆蓋了Bandarban,Khagrachari和Rangamati地區的23個村莊,首次向12,000多人提供電力。 Deepto改變了受益者的社會和經濟狀況,並顯著改善了他們的生活。 British American Tobacco (BAT) Bangladesh received international accolade, the Asia Responsible Enterprise Award 2018 (AREA) for its CSR initiative Deepto under Green Leadership category. The award was handed over at the International CSR Summit 2018 held in Manila, Philippines recently. Mubina Asaf, Head of Legal & External Affairs, Continue reading [NEWS] BAT Wins AREA Awards for Green Leadership

[NEWS] The Quintessential Feature of Indian Urbanism

以活動和物質存在的形式 – 是印度城市主義和南方全球城市化的基本特徵。城市背景下的非正規性可以從多個框架中理解為空間分類(貧民窟),社會經濟群體(非正式勞動),組織形式(基於規則/關係)和知識與實踐。隨著正式和非正式空間的結合以及印度城市街頭經濟體所見的活動帶來了城市體驗。在其他亞洲城市,例如香港旺角區擁擠不堪的街道,對批評街頭和市場過度擁擠的人提供了反面的敘述:它們充噹噹地人的聚會場所,象徵著吸引外國的亞洲異國情調的混亂和無計劃的空間性遊客。旺角內城區的每個角落都擠滿了交通,購物者,路過的人,嬰兒車,當地人和來自其他地方的遊客。不同用途的街道變化帶來的時間變化 – 筆式空氣市場,車輛,新舊混合的不可預知的混合,商店,路邊餐館增添了街頭生活的活力和活力,並有助於製作。 In the form of activities and material presence – is an essential feature of urbanism in India and the global South in general. Informality in the urban context can be understood from multiple frames as spatial categorization (slum), socio-economic groups (informalized labor), forms of organization (rule-based/relation-based) and knowledge and practices. Continue reading [NEWS] The Quintessential Feature of Indian Urbanism

[NEWS] Increase Allocation for Education, Health

擬議預算中的教育和衛生撥款分別較去年增加5.2%和13.2%。 專家表示,這兩個行業的配額分別應該增加25%和20%左右,以幫助實現可持續發展目標(SDG)。 事實上,如果孟加拉國想改變未來,實現2010年國家教育政策和2021年遠景規定的目標,並投資於每個人的全民健康覆蓋面,那麼他們應該在教育方面投入更多的資金。 Allocations for education and health in the proposed budget rose by 5.2 percent and 13.2 percent respectively from the outgoing fiscal year’s. Experts say that allocations for these two sectors should increase by around 25 and 20 percent, respectively, to help achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In fact, Bangladesh should invest more Continue reading [NEWS] Increase Allocation for Education, Health