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The Sports Climate Crises - A Need for Action

The Sports Climate Crises – A Need for Action

By Erik Berg Chairman, Habitat Norway. Retired diplomat and development worker Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Former President of Asker Football and Member of the Municipal Sports Council. Deputy Chair UN Habitat’s Advisory Group on Gender Issues 2018 — ; We are witnessing an accelerating multiple, man-made climate, food and environment crisis. COVID-19 is only a warning of

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Discussing Indigenous Youth Mental Health and Well-Being

10 April 2021, Nairobi. – Youth mental health and well-being is a crucial topic globally, particularly today, due to the circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic. This has been greatly influenced by the increased loss of jobs, unemployment, lack of access to basic resources, increased inequality and uncertainty of the future among others. However, Indigenous young people

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ECOSOC Youth Forum

ecosoc youth forum A Decade of Action: Building a Resilient Recovery Make your voice heard The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum is an annual initiative of the President of the Council. It has evolved into a key platform where young people can contribute to policy discussions at the United Nations through their collective

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Erik Berg

Erik Berg – Retired Norwegian Diplomat and Development Worker Mathare — No Longer in our Hearts Click Here Development policies must be changed because of Covid-19 Click Here The Global Slums – A Permanent Poverty Pandemic Click Here

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Youth-Led Emergency Response In Kenya’s Informal Settlements

As of the writing of this article there are more than 30,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Kenya. A limited testing capacity means that the real number of cases is likely much higher. Due to measures such as the lockdown of certain regions and a dusk-to-dawn quarantine, many people have lost their jobs and cannot

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Kenyan Football Star Partners With UN-Habitat To Provide Masks For Nairobi Informal Settlements

Nairobi, 26 August 2020—Kenyan football star Victor Wanyama has partnered with UN-Habitat to provide face masks to inhabitants of two of Nairobi’s informal settlements to protect them against COVID-19. So far, some 7000 masks have been distributed. Through the partnership, the Foundation of the Kenyan born footballer Victor Wanyama and UN-Habitat agreed to support communities

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Yavuz Selim Kiran

Yavuz Selim Kiran Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey Yavuz Selim Kıran was born in 1985. He received his bachelor’s degree from the Department of International Relations at Middle East Technical University. He has held various advisory roles at the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), Ministry for EU

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Rohey Malick Lowe

Rohey Malick LoweMayor of Banjul, Gambia Rohey Malick Lowe  is a Gambian politician who has served as the capital city Banjul’s mayor since May 2018 and is the first woman elected to the position. She is equally the First President of REFELA The Gambia National Chapter and advocate for the SDGs. + See all Speakers

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