During a speech at the University of Notre Dame on March 18, the U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See Kenneth Hackett addressed the nature of the Holy See’s diplomatic work, and spoke about the impact of Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’.
The Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (NDIGD) has received $1.6 million from Accenture to expand the Connectivity, Electricity and Education for Entrepreneurship (CE3) project. Accenture’s commitment will help to grow the existing project in Uganda and launch the project in South Africa.
The University of Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index (ND-GAIN) will convene an advisory committee to create the first set of national measures for urban adaptation. This project will inform adaptation policies and investments that prepare people and their environment for a changed future.