Tag: WEF

WEF to conserve 1 trillion trees by 2030 to combat climate change through 1t.org

The World Economic Forum (WEF) and its partners have launched orgwhich is a multi stakeholder effort to support efforts to grow, restore and conserve 1 trillion trees around the world in order to restore the biodiversity and help combat climate change. 1t.org’s aims and efforts to be taken: Project aim: org project aims to unite all the countries’ govts, non-govt. organisations, businesses & individuals in to restore nature in a mass scale. Carbon locking:Locking up the carbon in the world’s forests, grasslands, and wetlands can provide 1/3rd of emission reductions needed to meet the Paris Agreement targets by 2030. About Paris Agreement:  Fact1- It is an agreement within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), dealing with greenhouse-gas-emissions mitigation, adaptation, and finance. Aim-To limit global temperature increase to well below 2 degrees Celsius, while pursuing efforts to limit the increase to 1.5 degrees. Agreement signing:2016

India participates at United Nations AIDS Programme at World Economic Forum

India participated at the United Nations AIDS (UNAIDS) programme at the World Economic Forum (WEF). The theme of the programme was Theme: Access for all: Leveraging Innovations, Investments and Partnerships for Health. Highlights The health needs, technologies and solutions to bridge economic inequalities in the health sector were discussed. UNAIDS Programme The main objective of the programme is to coordinate global action on the AIDS disease and alleviate its impact. It was established in 1994.

WEF’s 1st Global Social Mobility Index 2020: India ranks 76th & Denmark tops the list

The World Economic Forum (WEF) released 1st editionof a report titled “The Global Social Mobility Report 2020: Equality, Opportunity and a New Economic Imperative”. The global social mobility index (GSMI) of 82 countries were launched in this report. As per the Index, India ranked in the 76th position with a score of 42.7while Denmark topped the list. Rank  Country 76 India 1 Denmark 2 Norway 3 Finland 4 Sweden 5 Iceland About World Economic Forum(WEF): Founded-January 1971. Headquarters-Geneva, Switzerland.

The Global Risks Report 2020

The Global Risks Report 2020 presents the major risks the world will be facing in the coming year. It stresses the need for a multi stakeholder approach to addressing the world's greatest challenges, and comes ahead of the World Economic Forum’s 50th Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters.