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In this edition of the L&W Newsletter, you should note in particular the calls for proposals and updates relating to: the IVETA Europe e-conference, the online conference of the European Access Network, the ESREA network conference on 'An ecology of life and learning' in Wrocław, the conference on Employer Engagement in London and the Stockholm VET conference (see Conferences) and the virtual seminar on the Track-VET project (see Programmes and Projects). And not to overlook: Cedefop's call for tender on entrepreneurship competence in VET (see Programmes and Projects)!

Today, more than half the world’s population lives in urban areas. But what has caused this shift towards urbanisation? How urbanised is India? What are the impacts of the changes India is witnessing, especially in light of COVID-19?

Join PRIA International Academy for an online course on Urban Informality and Poverty to develop an understanding of urbanisation, urban poverty and informality and how the State and Civil Society Organisations have attempted to address this. 

The Sustainable Futures in Africa (SFA) team is pleased to share with you, members, partners, institutions and communities, our newsletter for June 2020.

The Network has been busy with funding applications and planning the different activities, events, and objectives for our next chapter. We hope that you are all keeping well.

UNESCO is launching international consultations aimed at developing a Recommendation on Open Science for adoption by member states in 2021. Its Recommendation will include a common definition, a shared set of values, and proposals for action.

Read the latest news from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, especially coverage on pandemic preparedness and systemic racism.