The fourth issue of ApaNa magazine focuses on protecting the environment with climate change mitigation initiatives, supporting causes for better health and philanthropy that has impacted the lives of Caribbean people
In so many ways, 2020 was a seismic year for sustainability and social impact. From a global pandemic to raging wildfires and the changing face of both work and wellbeing, the last 12 months will have...
We value innovation and diversity—including in money. On the same day, we might pay by swiping a card, waving a phone, or clicking a mouse. Or we might hand over notes and coins, though in many countries increasingly less often.
Humans are making Earth a broken and increasingly unlivable planet through climate change, biodiversity loss, and pollution. So the world must make dramatic changes to society, economics, and daily life, a new United Nations report says....
Investing in Zero Waste programmes and policies can create a good number of green jobs, in addition to the known benefits of reducing pollution and improving community health in Dhaka city, according to a new study. If Dhaka were to recover 80 percent of recyclable and organic material in its waste stream, the city could create over 6,000 new jobs, finds the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA) in its study on Tuesday.
As the rest of the world grapples with the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, two young Nigerian furniture-makers are turning old metal drums into handwashing basins...
The Regional Coalition on Circular Economy was launched in February to create a common vision for a circular economy transition in Latin America and the Caribbean...
The World Bank is working with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on ways to factor climate change into the negotiations about reducing the debt burdens of some poor countries, World Bank President David Malpass told Reuters in a Friday interview....
The roadmap provided suggestions on possible policies and regulations that the Government of Antigua and Barbuda could implement to support the achievement of its ambitions for renewable-only independent power producers and incorporating flexible residential solar PV into the planning and operations of the power system.
The International Trade Centre (ITC) and the Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) launched the Caribbean Trade for Sustainable Development (T4SD) Hub, the latest in its network to help micro, small and medium-sized (MSMEs) to develop green business models.
The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) is an international organization dedicated to economic harmonisation and integration, protection of human and legal rights, and the encouragement of good governance among independent and non-independent countries in the Eastern Caribbean.
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Virtual Event: Celebrating International Decade for Peoples of African Descent
8 March, 2021, 1pm - 5pm; 9 March, 6pm - 8.30pm (EST)
Organisation: Aspire Artemis Foundation, New York
Aspire Artemis Foundation in collaboration is celebrating International Women's Day with a virtual event to celebrate the International Decade for Peoples of African Descent under the theme: a) Celebrating Impact and Change through Storytelling & the Application of Equalizing Technology b) Remote Learning and Community Storytelling for Underrepresented and Disadvantaged Groups. Sign up for the event here
Long-Term Energy Scenarios (LTES) for Developing National Clean Energy Transition Plans in Latin America
The series of virtual seminars is a joint initiative of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and Caribbean (UN ECLAC) and GET.transform. It is part of the activities under IRENA’s Long-term Energy Scenarios (LTES) Network, in the framework of UN ECLAC’s Technical Forum of Energy Planners (FOREPLAN).
Regional Dialogue: Delivering Caribbean Climate Ambitions - Climate Finance, Civil Society and Partnerships
16 -18 March, 2021, 10am - 1pm (AST)
Organisation: CANARI, Trinidad & Tobago
The Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) is pleased to invite you to upcoming event, “Regional Dialogue: Delivering Caribbean Climate Ambitions - Climate Finance, Civil Society and Partnerships”.
This regional virtual dialogue takes place from March 16-18 under the Regional Green Climate Fund (GCF) Readiness Project: Enhancing Caribbean Civil Society’s Access and Readiness for Climate Finance.
One Caribbean, One Sea
Ocean Heroes Network: One Caribbean, One Sea
A discussion with Leesa Carter-Jones, President, Captain Planet Foundation and Cayman Youth to discuss the recent Caribbean Ocean Heroes Bootcamp.
A Caribbean Company's Cause Campaign - 12 year on
A look at a successful breast cancer campaign in the Caribbean, by Massy Stores St.Lucia (formerly Consolidated Foods Ltd)
Nature Fun Ranch - The Passion and Purpose of Corey Lane
A look at a successful breast cancer campaign in the Caribbean, by Massy Stores St.Lucia (formerly Consolidated Foods Ltd) An interview with Corey Lane, founder of Nature Fun Ranch, who has dedicated more than 30 years to helping at-risk youth
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Congratulations, again, on this fantastic initiative by ApaNa Magazine to feature non-profit and charitable organisations across the Caribbean as a way to help increase their visibility and, in turn, hopefully contribute to their long-term sustainability. 😊
Thanks so much for all of your hard work. I bought a copy this morning-- and then spread the word to the students. Thanks so much for including these great stories
The magazine is simply wonderful. You did a great job. 👏👏👏
Thank you so much for the coverage.
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