Essam Heggy

 Special high-level dialogue: “The Africa We Want: Reconfirming the Development of Africa as a Priority of the United Nations System”

VA’s input has been selected for inclusion in the Special high-level dialogue entitled “The Africa We Want: Reconfirming the Development of Africa as a Priority of the United Nations System” at UN Headquarters on 20 July 2022. The event was hosted by the UN General Assembly and UN Economic and Social Council. The event was held under the […]

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Panel Discussion on Egypt’s Water and Climate Change at the High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development – 2022

In the context of the High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development {HLPF ’22] organized by UN’s ECOSOC, Virtual Activism organized a panel entitled Egypt vulnerability to water stress & climate change: scientific and political perspectives. With a rising intrinsic water budget deficit due to rapid population growth and an increasing upstream damming on the […]

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IPCC report on climate change, 22

The UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 6th report on climate change is out and it is disturbing. The report is entitled Climate Change: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability, 2022. The report is authored by 270 authors from 67 countries and it assesses the impacts of climate change on ecosystems and human communities at global […]

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UN Women Report, 22

The annual report documents UN Women’s work to foster women’s empowerment and gender equality around the world. It highlights some of the organization’s initiatives during the year and provides summary financial statements, a list of new programmes and projects, and contact information. View the report https://annualreport.unwomen.org/en/2021

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Generation Equality Forum

Generation Equality Forum 2021

Virtual Activism and Femena are co-sponsoring an event at the Generation Equality Forum 2021 in Paris. The event is Defending Gains & Demanding Rights – Innovative Strategies to Advocate for Women’s Rights in Contexts of Closing Civic Space and Extremism. The talk is about how repression, conflict and extremism are impacting women and women’s organizing in […]

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