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The online event offered a platform to analyze environmental protection in the region and exchange experiences, good practices and recommendations to defend the environment safely. (...) The UN Special Rapporteur on human rights defenders, Mary Lawlor, and UN Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment, David Boyd, analyzed the situation of environmental and human rights defenders in South America and in a global context. The second day was structured around working groups to discuss risks, the prevention and protection of defenders and strategies for defending the environment in four main areas: youth for the environment; extractive activities and territories; gender and environmental activism; and defending the environment in urban areas.
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Score: 705670.65 - https://www.cepal.org/en/news/...mental-defenders-south-america
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Arguably environmental degradation and climate change are among the biggest threats to the global population, affecting all countries and communities. (...) As we have been seeing recently, in times of austerity, whether due to global banking systems, or global warming, the most vulnerable in society are often particularly badly affected in relation to access to services, employment, and standards of living. [1: http://ec.europa.eu/clima/change/consequences/index_en.htm] The role of children as agents of change in the environmental context Children are often extremely passionate about the need to protect the environment, and hearing about environmental harm can cause them a great deal of anxiety. (...) State obligations regarding the rights of the child in relation to a safe, clean, healthy and sustainable environment. 1. The role of States in addressing environmental harm that interferes with the enjoyment of children’s rights States must regulate against environmental harms, such as water and air pollution, and engage at an international level to prevent this happening at a global level, particularly to marine ecosystems.
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Score: 705475.9 - https://www.ohchr.org/sites/de...cussions/2016/AlexTennant.docx
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10 things support the environment and health 8 The WTO can ... support the environment and health An often-heard accusation is that the WTO system treats trade as the priority, at the expense of environmental and humanitarian objectives. (...) They allow subsidies for environmental protection. These provisions can be found in more general rules and in specific agreements on product standards, food safety, intellectual property protection, and so on. (...) Or we can retreat behind walls of protection – and get left behind in the global economy.
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Score: 705391.9 - https://www.wto.org/english/th...whatis_e/10thi_e/10thi08_e.htm
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It highlights time slots when sun protection is required with the aim of helping people around the world know when to use sun protection, in an effort to reduce the global burden of skin cancer and UV-related eye damage. (...) “This app combines meteorological, environmental and health expertise to help protect people from the sun both at work and in their leisure.  (...) The Global Solar UV Index was developed jointly by the World Health Organization (WHO), the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) and the German Federal Office for Radiation Protection (Bundesamt für Strahlenschutz, BfS) to inform and alert the general public of the potential health risk associated with high UV solar radiation levels. 
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Score: 705352.9 - https://www.who.int/news/item/...sun-and-promotes-public-health
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200,000 children in Ho Chi Minh City celebrate World Children’s Day by taking action to protect the environment Skip to main content Viet Nam Toggle navigation English Tiếng Việt Global Links Visit UNICEF Global High contrast Viet Nam EXPLORE UNICEF ABOUT UNICEF CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD THE CHILDREN IN VIET NAM WHERE WE WORK PARENTING REPRESENTATIVE DEPUTY REPRESENTATIVE WORK FOR US CONTACT US PRESS CENTRE Donate Main navigation What we do Research and Reports Our stories Take action Search area has closed. (...) As part of the campaign, more than 250 mangrove trees were planted in Can Gio forest – the green lung of HCMC – beaches were cleaned up, hundreds of seedlings were given out freely to plant, and thousands of drawings and photos were taken by children and adolescents to promote environmental protection. “Every child has the right to grow up in a safe and clean environment. (...) In her remarks, Tran Thu Ha, Deputy Secretary of HCMC’s Youth Union,  Chairperson of Young Pioneer Council expressed that through the campaign she expected that children in the city would stop littering in the public, keep sharing their environmental protection activities on social media and sustain their green activities.
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Score: 704955.4 - https://www.unicef.org/vietnam...rens-day-taking-action-protect
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(OHHLEP One Health definition, 2021) The global impact and response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a human health crisis caused by a virus passed from animals, highlights the need for coordinated action across sectors to protect health and prevent disruption to food systems. (...) Key fact 7 In a high-impact scenario, AMR will shave 3.8 percent off global annual GDP by 2050. FAO One Health priorities include:   Improving early warning systems on animal and plant pests and diseases, including zoonotic diseases at the human-animal-plant-environment (HAPE) interface. (...) Facilitating effective emergency preparedness and response for anticipatory action on and response to food-chain emergencies, food safety issues and other health events at the human, animal, plant and environment interface Heightening AMR risk management at national, regional and global level by supporting One Health responses to AMR in the food and agriculture sector Enhancing One Health systems through strengthening contributions to One Health and biodiversity, and its ecosystem services, environmental health, soil/land, water, food safety and the sustainability of agri-food systems.
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Score: 704850.34 - https://www.fao.org/one-health/en/
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(OHHLEP One Health definition, 2021) The global impact and response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a human health crisis caused by a virus passed from animals, highlights the need for coordinated action across sectors to protect health and prevent disruption to food systems. (...) Key fact 7 In a high-impact scenario, AMR will shave 3.8 percent off global annual GDP by 2050. FAO One Health priorities include:   Improving early warning systems on animal and plant pests and diseases, including zoonotic diseases at the human-animal-plant-environment (HAPE) interface. (...) Facilitating effective emergency preparedness and response for anticipatory action on and response to food-chain emergencies, food safety issues and other health events at the human, animal, plant and environment interface Heightening AMR risk management at national, regional and global level by supporting One Health responses to AMR in the food and agriculture sector Enhancing One Health systems through strengthening contributions to One Health and biodiversity, and its ecosystem services, environmental health, soil/land, water, food safety and the sustainability of agri-food systems.
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Score: 704850.34 - https://www.fao.org/one-health/en
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As one of the biggest multilateral partners working to protect biodiversity globally, we are committed to finding sustainable ways for humanity to co-exist with nature. (...) In addition, UNDP cooperated with Guizhou’s Environmental Protection Department to set up a dedicated office for planning and managing payments for ecosystem services. (...) Sustainable biodiversity financing tools include Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) and Green Finance, such as Debt-for Nature swaps and UNDP’s Nature Performance Bond (NPB) – offering relief on sovereign debt in exchange for certified performance in environmental activities. Given China’s central role as a global sovereign creditor, it could play a major role in NPBs going forward.
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Score: 704724.4 - https://www.undp.org/china/blo...y-must-save-nature-save-itself
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Sustainable development and environmental protection are goals of the WTO... Allowing for the optimal use of the world’s resources in accordance with the objective of sustainable development and seeking to protect and preserve the environment are fundamental to the WTO. (...) The provision seeks, among other things, to ensure that environmental measures are not applied arbitrarily and are not used as disguised protectionism. (...) WTO members have long recognized the need for coherence amongst international institutions in addressing global environmental challenges. The current negotiations on the WTO-MEA relationship provide a unique opportunity for creating positive synergies between the trade and environment agendas at the international level.
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Score: 704635.55 - https://www.wto.org/english/tr...top_e/envir_e/envt_intro_e.htm
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UNHCR - UNHCR: Help us protect the environment to protect refugees Donate Do you need help? (...)   © UNHCR/Xavier Bourgois UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, joins the U.N. Environmental Programme in observing World Environment Day today. (...) Last year, to mainstream refugees’ access to sustainable energy and minimize environmental impact across its field operations worldwide, UNHCR launched a Global Strategy for Sustainable Energy .
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Score: 704540.62 - https://www.unhcr.org/en-au/ne...ironment-protect-refugees.html
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