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Tuesday’s Daily Brief: water quality crisis, Yemen and Libya updates, Venezuelan children appeal, ocean protection 

UN #SDG News - 20. August 2019 - 23:15
This Tuesday, we cover: new report on water quality worldwide; Yemen envoy briefs the Security Council on Aden; intensifying clashes in southern Libya; UNICEF appeals for increased aid for Venezuela youngsters; and UN negotiations continue over a new ocean protection agreement.  
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‘Invisible’ crisis of water quality threatens human and environmental well-being: World Bank report

UN ECOSOC - 20. August 2019 - 22:00
Deteriorating water quality worldwide is slashing the economic potential of heavily polluted areas, according to a new World Bank report, released on Tuesday. It also warns that the “invisible crisis of water quality” is threatening human and environmental well-being.
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Negotiating legally-binding agreement to provide future generations with a ‘healthy, resilient and productive ocean’

UN #SDG News - 20. August 2019 - 19:52
While the world’s oceans contain some 200,000 identified living species, the actual numbers could reach the millions ­­– all exposed to the dangers of climate change, pollution and over-exploitation. To stem these threats, the United Nations is meeting to negotiate a treaty that would protect three-quarters of the earth’s surface by 2030.
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Blockchain technology: New solutions for sustainable development

GIZ Germany - 20. August 2019 - 17:27
: Wed, 14 Aug 2019 HH:mm:ss
This new way of storing data could prove highly beneficial to international cooperation. The Blockchain Lab pursues practical applications.
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Learning in nature, green building and sustainable action

GIZ Germany - 20. August 2019 - 17:27
: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 HH:mm:ss
Green building – GIZ’s Campus Kottenforst in Bonn wins award for its sustainable construction methods.
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Searching for Mexico’s disappeared

GIZ Germany - 20. August 2019 - 17:27
: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 HH:mm:ss
Mexico is in the midst of a security and justice crisis, with thousands of people forcibly disappeared and many others seemingly immune from prosecution, even for the most serious crimes. International partners are supporting efforts to find and identify victims.
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Rwanda: into the future with modern training and job placement

GIZ Germany - 20. August 2019 - 17:27
: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 HH:mm:ss
Rwanda wants to create a diverse and modern economy. Targeted support for companies and practical training are creating new and better jobs.
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Voting advice application and public procurement platforms create digital transparency

GIZ Germany - 20. August 2019 - 17:27
: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 HH:mm:ss
Ukraine’s upcoming parliamentary elections will see the country using a digital voting advice application for the first time. In addition, a modern public procurement system is providing transparency.
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Training in Central America using technology from Chemnitz

GIZ Germany - 20. August 2019 - 17:27
: Mon, 08 Jul 2019 HH:mm:ss
In countries such as Costa Rica and El Salvador, well-thought out business initiatives by the private sector are helping young people to identify career prospects in their own country.
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Global action for climate change mitigation

GIZ Germany - 20. August 2019 - 17:27
: Mon, 01 Jul 2019 HH:mm:ss
Annual report 2018: GIZ’s business volume up 17 per cent - A third of the company’s work relates to the climate
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Turkey: schools and sports are forging bonds between Syrians and local people

GIZ Germany - 20. August 2019 - 17:27
: Wed, 19 Jun 2019 HH:mm:ss
World Refugee Day: The Syrian and Turkish youth are getting to know each other better in host regions in Turkey thanks to joint school and recreational activities.
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Uganda: Equality before the law – and in practice

GIZ Germany - 20. August 2019 - 17:27
: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 HH:mm:ss
‘Addressing inequalities’ is the motto of this year’s European Development Days in Brussels. This approach has many facets, as a project for sexual minorities in Uganda shows.
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Support for the relatives

GIZ Germany - 20. August 2019 - 17:27
: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 HH:mm:ss
Money transfers from family members abroad are an important economic factor in developing countries. Digital solutions now reduce the costs and make the transfers easier.
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Clean clothes

GIZ Germany - 20. August 2019 - 17:27
: Thu, 06 Jun 2019 HH:mm:ss
With support from GIZ, Lidl has implemented environmental management at textile factories in Asia. As a result, 80 suppliers in China and Bangladesh now use cleaner and safer production methods.
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From drawing board to market entry: ideas from the Innovation Fund

GIZ Germany - 20. August 2019 - 17:27
: Tue, 21 May 2019 HH:mm:ss
The final of GIZ’s second innovation competition is about to take place. The winners from the first round are one step further and already celebrating their initial results.
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More energy, more climate change mitigation: India backs solar power

GIZ Germany - 20. August 2019 - 17:27
: Thu, 16 May 2019 HH:mm:ss
India’s energy needs are increasing. In order to make power supplies more reliable, greener and cheaper, the government is expanding the solar energy sector.
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Jobs instead of migration: Young people in Cameroon

GIZ Germany - 20. August 2019 - 17:27
: Thu, 09 May 2019 HH:mm:ss
Many young people in Cameroon do not see a future for themselves in their own country. Yet it doesn’t have to be that way. One local programme is designed to boost employment and encourage peaceful coexistence. To date, it has created over 3,000 jobs.
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Modern teacher training in Afghanistan

GIZ Germany - 20. August 2019 - 17:27
: Thu, 02 May 2019 HH:mm:ss
Teacher training is vital to a modern Afghan society. The professionalisation of training improves the career prospects of young Afghans.
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Valuable waste: recycling in a Jordanian refugee camp

GIZ Germany - 20. August 2019 - 17:27
: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 HH:mm:ss
A recycling centre in a refugee camp provides meaningful employment for residents. And makes the camp cleaner.
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Sri Lanka: Looking back and to the future

GIZ Germany - 20. August 2019 - 17:27
: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 HH:mm:ss
Ten years after the end of the civil war, coming to terms with events and the reconciliation process remain key issues. A touring exhibition has now been launched to help explain the past.
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