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Africa is home to nine of ten of the world’s most neglected crises. Cameroon, DR Congo and Burkina Faso are the most neglected displacement crises in the world, according to the Norwegian Refugee Council’s annual list launched on 09 June, 2020.

Human well-being and capabilities are at the core of the transformations envisaged by the 2030 Agenda. This short policy brief reviews how investments in social protection, education and health care can help reduce poverty and inequality, boost well-being and enhance capabilities for all in Asia and the Pacific.

The importance of seagrasses is highlighted in a new report, Out of the Blue: The Value of Seagrasses to the Environment and to People, released by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) together with GRID-Arendal and UNEP’s World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC).

The 2020 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) provides a data-driven summary of the state of sustainability around the world. Using 32 performance indicators across 11 issue categories, the EPI ranks 180 countries on environmental health and ecosystem vitality.

This technical appendix is a companion document to the 2020 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) Report. It contains additional details about the methods used in the 2020 EPI.

Action taken report by the Noise Pollution cum Deputy Commissioner of Police, Delhi in OA No. 519/2016 in the matter of Hardeep Singh & Others Vs SDMC & Others regarding noise pollution.

Several important reforms have already been enacted to realize this goal in the first year of Modi 2.0 Government. A massive cut in corporate taxes making India one of the most competitive economies in the world, big disinvestment announcements, Labour Code reforms, Public Sector Banks consolidation and continued success of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code are just some of the path-breaking reforms undertaken by the government since May 2019. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had been voted back to power with an enhanced mandate in the General Elections held in April-May 2019.

In 2019, the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, UNICEF and partners worked side by side with children and young people to overcome the obstacles that keep far too many children from reaching their full potential.

Directions issued In terms of Regulation 4(3) Of The Regulations made under the Disaster Management Act, 2002 (ACT NO.

This paper provides new insights to ensure that the long-term impact of non-traditional risks and opportunities can be better understood. Reflecting work done in collaboration with Mercer, the report leverages use cases to identify critical systemic risks that address an annual investment gap of $6.27 trillion.

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