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RTE, 2009 requires unaided private schools to reserve at least 25% seats for children from economically and socially disadvantaged communities.

Over the last fours years this provision has been contested widely in schooling community owing to its cost implications on private schools. State of the Nation report on 25% reservations published by Central Square Foundation observes that very few states and fewer schools therein are actually admitting children under 25% reservations.

COP28 Presidency Partners with African Leaders to Raise Climate Ambitions

COP28 President-Designate Dr. Sultan Al Jaber addressed the inaugural Africa Climate Summit, held in Nairobi, Kenya.
Speaking to heads of state at its high-level opening, Al Jaber announced a $4.5 billion clean energy investment initiative between the UAE and Africa that aims to unlock Africa’s capacity for sustainable prosperity.

Building a Greener Tomorrow: The Godrej & Boyce Sustainability Saga

In the inspiring journey of Godrej & Boyce, sustainability serves as their guiding star. It’s deeply ingrained in their vision, aspiring to earn admiration for their commitment to sustainable practices. Over decades, environmental stewardship has remained a core value, clearly expressed in their communications.

Joint Statement on Climate Action

As we prepare for the Africa Climate Summit, we, H.E. President of Kenya William Samoei Ruto, COP28 President-Designate Dr. Sultan Al Jaber and African Union Commission Chair Moussa Faki Mahamat affirm our commitment to work towards realizing ambitious climate action in this critical year of the Global Stocktake.

COP28 UAE Presidency announces priorities to drive water up the climate agenda

COP28 will elevate water on the climate agenda and seek to drive forward progress and raise ambition. The COP28 Water Agenda identifies three priority areas for programming at Water Day during COP28’s two-week thematic program: conserving and restoring freshwater ecosystems, enhancing urban water resilience, and bolstering water-resilient food systems.

COP28 Director General meets with Fiji’s Prime Minister, underscores Presidency’s commitment to Pacific Island nations’ climate priorities and needs

COP28 Director-General Majid Al Suwaidi visited Fiji for the Pacific SIDS High-Level Climate Dialogue, organized together with the Pacific Islands Forum. The Director-General recognized the existential threat climate change poses to Pacific islands and reiterated the COP28 Presidency’s commitment to support the most vulnerable.