More than $450,000 in government funding will go to fifteen community-based projects to improve accessibility and community participation.  On the United Nations’ International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the successful projects were unveiled.  Government introduced funding for community-based accessibility initiatives in May 2021, as part of the Province’s continued commitment to promotingContinue Reading

Independent UN human rights experts issued an urgent demand on Friday to “move from promises to action” on the conclusions of the UN’s momentous COP26 climate summit, which marked the 35th anniversary of the Declaration on the Right to Development.  More than three dozen UN experts signed a statement callingContinue Reading

When the United Nations designs projects to assist vulnerable communities in becoming more resilient, the climate problem must be factored in. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is bridging the gap between people and the effects of climate change on their lives.  Each solution is unique and tailored to the needs ofContinue Reading

Sweden’s government lifted its opposition to a planned EU regulation to enhance wage protections in member countries on Friday, claiming that the new rules would not jeopardize the country’s extensively utilized collective bargaining process.  It was a noteworthy step because Sweden, along with Denmark, has been one of the mostContinue Reading

 The European Union’s Telecommunications Ministers agreed on measures for a high shared level of cybersecurity across the union, including a new directive.   the plan intends to increase the resilience and incident response capacities of both the public and commercial sectors, as well as the EU as a whole, at a news conference followingContinue Reading

The resolution, titled “Building a peaceful and better world through sport and the Olympic ideal,” was adopted by agreement on Friday during the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (GA) in New York, with 173 Member States co-sponsoring it.  It calls for the Olympic Truce to be observedContinue Reading

To counteract the harmful consequences of plastic pollution, the United Nations Development Programme wants to nearly increase its plastic waste management to 100 cities in India by 2024.  The lack of systematic waste management in India’s many towns and cities, which are frequently named among the world’s most polluted, contributes to rampant littering andContinue Reading

By 2035, all new vehicles sold in Western Europe Toyota Motor Corp will be zero-emission versions, as the world’s largest manufacturer complies with the region’s stricter pollution laws.  Toyota by 2030 hopes that at least half of its model mix, including electric vehicles (EVs) and hydrogen fuel cell cars, will be zero-emission.  Toyota, likeContinue Reading

Integra Biosciences has begun expanding its headquarters in Zizers, Switzerland, in order to accommodate 400 people. The Integra Campus, a 30,000 m2 location for creativity and innovation with provision for 250 new employment by 2028, will be developed as part of the strategic move, which will cost over 100 million Swiss francs.  TheContinue Reading

Ukraine has passed a new National Mental Health Action Plan, paving the way for better mental health care in the country. The new plan, which was approved by the Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers in October 2021, would involve the integration of mental health services into general health care and theContinue Reading