The World Urban Forum (WUF) was established in 2001 by the United Nations to address one of the most pressing issues facing the world today: rapid urbanisation and its impact on communities, cities, economies, climate change and policies.
As in previous years, the aim of the 2020 Australasian AID Conference is to bring together researchers from across Australia, the Pacific, Asia and beyond who are working on aid and international development policy (the AID in the conference acronym) to share insights, promote collaboration, and help develop the research community.
The CatchLight Visual Leadership Fellowship serves as an incubator — a place for innovative leaders in the visual storytelling field to receive financial support, unlock individual potential, grow and leverage partnerships.
The Community and Volunteering Day is an annual event held by the Adelaide University Union held during Orientation Week (O'Week), when thousands of new students begin their University lives. This event aims to promote volunteering opportunities within the local community and to show new students how they can get involved.
The forum is of interest to Indigenous land managers, rangers, fire practitioners, park managers, pastoralists, scientists, program managers,carbon industry practitioners or anyone working in the fire management and carbon sector.
The General Assembly through resolution 73/292 decided to convene the 2020 United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development. The overarching theme of the Conference is "Scaling up ocean action based on science and innovation for the implementation of Goal 14: stocktaking, partnerships and solutions".