UN Secretary-General António Guterres said that COP24 in Katowice is the most important climate conference since the Paris Agreement was adopted in 2015. Mr Guterres called on world nations to make the agreement operational by finalizing its implementation guidelines so that countries and non-Party stakeholders can tap on its full potential in a transparent manner.
An IPCC special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5 °C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways, in the context of strengthening the global response to the threat of climate change, sustainable development, and efforts to eradicate poverty.
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On the occasion of the World Day against Trafficking in Persons, Dr. Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha; Shireen Vakil, Head-Policy and Advocacy, Tata Trusts and Sergey Kapinos, Representative, UNODC Regional Office for South Asia reflect on the need to strengthen efforts to protect the rights of trafficking victims, in a discussion with UNODC South Asia's Samarth Pathak.
Read excerpts from the discussion here.
Nobel Peace Laureate and renowned child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi urged citizens to speak out and action against human trafficking and the plight of children and women who fall prey to sexual exploitation and abuse. In an exclusive interview with UNODC South Asia'sSamarth Pathak, Satyarthi talks about the Trafficking in Persons Bill 2018 that was passed in the Lok Sabha (Lower House of the Indian Parliament) last week.
Read excerpts from the interview here.
Mujhe Haq Hai, a music video by UN Women, brings women from all fields, from all parts of India, achievers, and celebrities together- from women leaders at the grassroots level to service authorities, sportspersons, entertainers, businesswomen, and musicians. The objective of the video is to inspire women and girls across India and beyond, and spread the message – that women have the right to live a life on their terms, and the right to make their own choices.