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Work as organizations, groups, associations, individuals, families Usually working without official legal status – “informal sector” (many governments have not yet developed policies for artisanal mining) Global Governance Challenges Global Governance Challenges -- ASM Population GrowingASM Population Growing In many countries, despite the existence of legislation/policies for small- scale mining, there is minimal benefit from those policies In the majority of regions, there have not been any assistance programs. (...) Government has begun a process of designating special of designating special artisanalartisanal mining areas; and developed mercury management guidelinesmining areas; and developed mercury management guidelines --Need concrete actions and commitments from companies to support Need concrete actions and commitments from companies to support artisanalartisanal minersminers --Major study findings: Major study findings: improving local access to microimproving local access to micro--finance and technology assistance is keyfinance and technology assistance is key Training Training ArtisanalArtisanal Miners in TanzaniaMiners in Tanzania Tanzania Mineral Rights MapTanzania Mineral Rights Map (mostly large(mostly large & & medium size companies)medium size companies) Examining Local Implications of Examining Local Implications of Licensing System/Resource AccessLicensing System/Resource Access Tackling Rural Marginalization, Empowering Local OrganizationsTackling Rural Marginalization, Empowering Local Organizations -- Field experiences show that numerous benefits accrue when goverField experiences show that numerous benefits accrue when governments and other nments and other agencies form partnerships with local groups, to assist miners aagencies form partnerships with local groups, to assist miners and improve technologynd improve technology --Simplified environmental policies are more effective than compleSimplified environmental policies are more effective than complex onesx ones --Need for policies to be fair, easy to understand and designed inNeed for policies to be fair, easy to understand and designed in partnership with minerspartnership with miners --Increase funds for local district offices to provide outreach seIncrease funds for local district offices to provide outreach services in mining areasrvices in mining areas Training on Retorts (Reducing Mercury Risks) in ZimbabweTraining on Retorts (Reducing Mercury Risks) in Zimbabwe Training on Sluice Designs in IndonesiaTraining on Sluice Designs in Indonesia Internationally and nationally, policy debates on largeInternationally and nationally, policy debates on large--scale scale mining have frequently overshadowed the opportunities afforded mining have frequently overshadowed the opportunities afforded by by artisanalartisanal mining as mechanism for rural development. (...) Collaboratively supporting livelihoods in mining communities canCollaboratively supporting livelihoods in mining communities can lead to vast benefits.lead to vast benefits. ConclusionConclusion Slide Number 1 Presentation Overview____________________________________________ Slide Number 3 Slide Number 4 Slide Number 5 Tackling Rural Marginalization, Empowering Local Organizations Slide Number 7
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Score: 949662.8 - https://www.un.org/esa/dsd/res...ble-2/presentation_Spiegel.pdf
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World of Work Report 2008 World of Work Report 2008 - Global income inequality gap is vast and growing Despite strong economic growth that produced millions of new jobs since the early 1990s, income inequality grew dramatically in most regions of the world and is expected to increase due to the current global financial crisis, according to a new study published today by the research arm of the International Labour Organization. (...) What’s more, compared with earlier expansionary periods, workers obtained a smaller share of the fruits of economic growth as the share of wages in national income declined in the vast majority of countries for which data was available. (...) “This development comes after a long expansionary phase where income inequality was already on the rise in the majority of countries.” Among its other conclusions, the report says: - Employment growth has also occurred alongside a redistribution of income away from labour.
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Score: 948080.9 - https://www.ilo.org/global/abo...WCMS_099406/lang--en/index.htm
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This global volunteer workforce, or "Volunteeria" as the State of the World's Volunteerism Report 2018 calls it, exceeds the number of people employed in six of the 10 most populous countries worldwide. The vast majority of volunteer work happens informally, with 70 per cent of all people who volunteer working directly to help people in their communities, while the remaining 30 per cent volunteer through formal organizations. (...) General enquires Email: unv.media@unv.org Tel: +49-228-815 2000 Fax: +49-228-815 2001 Partnership enquires Email: partnershipsupport@unv.org Tel: +49-228-815 2000 Fax: +49-228-815 2001 3 • IVD2018 • #ResilientCommunities • #SWVR2018 Sustainable Development Goal: SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals The vast majority of volunteers are already working day in, day out in their own communities.
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Score: 946035 - https://www.unv.org/node/4642/pdf
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This global volunteer workforce, or "Volunteeria" as the State of the World's Volunteerism Report 2018 calls it, exceeds the number of people employed in six of the 10 most populous countries worldwide. The vast majority of volunteer work happens informally, with 70 per cent of all people who volunteer working directly to help people in their communities, while the remaining 30 per cent volunteer through formal organizations. (...) Volunteers weave the safety nets that societies need and with the right support, they can create communities that are inclusive and capable of coping with crisis. The vast majority of volunteers are already working day in, day out in their General enquires Email: unv.media@unv.org Tel: +49-228-815 2000 Fax: +49-228-815 2001 Partnership enquires Email: partnershipsupport@unv.org Tel: +49-228-815 2000 Fax: +49-228-815 2001 3 Sustainable Development Goal: SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals own communities.
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Score: 946035 - https://www.unv.org/node/15671/pdf
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Major General Lázaro Sáenz succeeds Major General Stefano Del Col of Italy, who will shortly complete his assignment.  (...) He has since 2000 served in EUROFORCE Headquarters (Florence), NATO Rapid Deployable Corps Spain (Valencia), Spanish Brigade “Guzmán el Bueno” (Cordoba) in three assignments, Brigade Commander, Regiment Commander and Chief of Staff. Major General Lázaro Sáenz has a vast international experience and has been deployed to Peacekeeping Operations: three tours in Bosnia & Herzegovina under the command of the United Nations (UNPROFOR), NATO (SFOR) and the European Union (EUFOR) respectively; and three additional tours in UNIFIL as a Liaison Officer in Naqoura, Chief of Staff and Sector East Commander. (...) In addition to Spanish, Major General Lázaro Sáenz speaks English, French and Italian.
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Score: 945620.3 - https://www.un.org/sg/en/conte...-nations-interim-force-lebanon
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Score: 944686.8 - https://en.unesco.org/news/cor...-about-refugees-and-migrants-0
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While in different countries and regions the specificities of the challenge vary, the universal truism is that it is becoming increasing difficult for the vast majority of urban residents to obtain and retain adequate and affordable land and housing. This series canvases the state of affordable land and housing in four regions facing major affordability difficulties: Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia, Africa, and Europe and North America (member countries of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe). Each volume firstly explores the major trends in housing conditions, availability, quality and tenure modalities.
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Score: 944686.8 - https://unhabitat.org/affordable-land-and-housing-in-asia-2
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Collaboration is also needed along the vast life-cycle of food and agriculture commodity chains, including infrastructure, credit, and risk management tools. (...) Lastly, on behalf of all major groups, Madame Chairperson, Major group representatives take the mandate to strengthen and support implementation of Agenda 21 and the JPOI very seriously, both through their own constituencies and via partnerships. (...) We strongly encourage the Secretariat and government delegates to renew and strengthen the role of the designated Major Groups in future sessions, and the major groups will continue our efforts to advance action on sustainability through the CSD.
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Score: 942688.3 - https://www.un.org/esa/dsd/res...15may/am/business_industry.pdf
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Knowledge and appreciation of these subjects helps to preserve, diffuse, and promote elements of our common heritage of the Silk Roads. The Silk Roads is a vast region that include complex networks of maritime and land routes. (...) Moreover, the cities along this vast region were capable to establish connections and form links thanks to the strategic position of their major cities such as Sana’a , Baghdad , or Izmir in Western Anatolia. (...) Nevertheless, from the seventeenth century, Izmir took over Bursa through the port of Phocaea, and became one of the major international trade centre for silk, as well as for goods, from East to West and conversely.
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Score: 941328.3 - https://en.unesco.org/silkroad...-you-know-izmir-and-silk-roads
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Themes Festivals Documentary Heritage Intangible Cultural Heritage Languages and Endangered Languages Movable Heritage and Artefacts Traditional Craftsmanship Underwater Heritage World Cultural Heritage World Natural Heritage, Biosphere Reserves and Geoparks In Action Cities Institutions Museums Publications Knowledge Bank Countries Silk Roads Photo Contest UnescoLogo_AI Building peace in the minds of men and women Search English English Français Русский العربية 中文 Español Dena Dena is home to a vast range of plant species and several endangered and endemic mammal species. (...) Notably the Dena Biosphere Reserve also served as one of the world's earliest cultural habitats for both plant and livestock domestication as of 10,000 years ago. Till now the vast majority of people practice a nomadic lifestyle.
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Score: 938909.4 - https://en.unesco.org/silkroad...-themes/biosphere-reserve/dena
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