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What is the global stocktake?

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

The global stocktake is an assessment of progress made toward mitigating global warming since the Paris Agreement in 2015. The results from the first-ever global stocktake will be discussed at COP28.

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Gun Violence Awareness Day: Advancing Community Violence Interventions, Shaping a Safer Future for Cities

NLC (National League of Cities)

It originated June 2, 2015, on what […] Source Each year, Gun Violence Awareness Day falls on the first Friday in June. Also known as Wear Orange Day, this day honors victims and survivors of gun violence.

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The G20 must press ahead with sustainable and inclusive growth

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

McKinsey estimates that reducing G20 emissions by half by the end of the decade, in line with the 2015 Paris Agreement, will require its members to invest $35 trillion towards closing the net-zero investment gap, over and above current spending, write Rajat Dhawan and Anu Madgavkar in Mint.

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How Are New Informal Transit Routes Formed?

The City Fix

In 2015, the chairman of a Kampala administrative zone about 10 kilometers (6 miles) from the city’s downtown addressed a hand-written note to the chairman of a minibus taxi association. He humbly requested the group of drivers expand its services. Continue reading on TheCityFix.com.

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How Railroads Mitigate Cyberthreats Against Their Networks

State Tech Magazine

This was the thought experiment conceived by Project Honeytrain, which was created in 2015 by European security experts to analyze how cybercriminals would gain access to a Potemkin railroad created wholly online. What if hackers attacked a rail company 2,745,267 times in just six weeks?

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How Oslo Achieved Zero Pedestrian and Bicycle Fatalities, and How Others Can Apply What Worked

The City Fix

In 2015, the City of Oslo, Norway, made a commitment after years of rising transportation injuries to reduce car traffic and prioritize the safety of pedestrians, cyclists and the environment. Unlike in the United States and other countries where transportation. Continue reading on TheCityFix.com.

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Presidential Scholars Program Recognizes Outstanding CTE Students and Teachers

Homeroom

In 2015, the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program began recognizing outstanding students in the field of Career and Technical Education. The move was designed to highlight innovation within CTE programs and the educators who empower these students.

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