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Students Form Eco-Parliament

In a collaborative effort six schools from six  different countries in Europe will come together look at how they can protect our common home. Every school has their own Student Eco-Parliament. The SSND School, is Szignum in Hungary. The students are the coordinator of this collaboration.  They have created a constitution for this Parliament and the hope to be able to meet face-to-face five time in the next two years.

The objectives of the project are:

  1.  Increase the number of teachers and students who know what are the sustainable development goals (SDGs) and know how to explain them
  2.  Increase the number of formal and informal activities dedicated to the sustainable development
  3.  Increase community involvement through collaborative projects between the school and the community in the field of sustainable development

Please take time to watch this introductory video to the project.  Eco-Parliament

Accelerating Progress for Gender Equality by 2030

From 31 May to 6 June, the #ActForEqual Week of Action will showcase young leaders and their activism, demonstrate why the Generation Equality Forum is important for all generations and how the Action Coalitions can accelerate concrete change for women and girls. ​

From 30 June to 2 July 2021, in Paris there will be part of a continuing forum on the Issue of Gender Equality. At the Paris meeting, the organizers will be presenting “a series of concrete, ambitious and transformative actions to achieve immediate and irreversible progress towards gender equality.” The actions are a result effort begun at the Beijing Women’s Conference.

As materials become available they will be posted on the UN-NGO page.

“The UN Global Compact 2021 Leaders Summit will elevate ambition for strategic collective action, with focused objectives and clear paths to recovery from the continued climate crisis, global pandemic, economic disparities and social inequalities.”

As materials become available they will be posted on the UN-NGO page.

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