October 15, 2021 was a busy day for news and events around the world. Here are some of the highlights:
Twitch security incident: Twitch, the popular live streaming platform, announced that some data was exposed to the internet due to an error in a server configuration change that was subsequently accessed by a malicious third party. The exposed data primarily contained documents from Twitchâs source code repository, as well as a subset of creator payout data. Twitch said it had taken steps to further secure its service and apologized to its community.
UN Biodiversity Conference (CBD COP 15) (Part 1): The first part of the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 15) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) took place in a virtual format, from 11-15 October 2021. The conference reviewed the achievement and delivery of the CBDâs Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 and discussed the post-2020 global biodiversity framework, which aims to set ambitious goals and targets for conserving and restoring nature by 2030. The second part of COP 15 will be a face-to-face meeting in Kunming, China, from 25 April-8 May 2022.
10th Global Conference on Health Promotion: The World Health Organization (WHO) hosted the 10th Global Conference on Health Promotion on 13-15 December 2021, with the theme of “Creating Well-being Societies”. The conference marked the start of a global movement on the concept of well-being in societies, which encourages different sectors to work together to address global challenges and help people take control over their health and lives. The conference also adopted the Bangkok Charter for Well-being Societies, which outlines four key actions for promoting well-being at all levels.
These are just some of the events that happened on October 15, 2021. For more information, you can visit the websites of the sources mentioned above.
Here are some more events that happened on October 15, 2021:
British MP stabbed to death: Sir David Amess, a Conservative MP for Southend West, was stabbed to death at a meeting of constituents in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, England. The suspect, a 25-year-old British man of Somali heritage, was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder and terrorism offences. Prime Minister Boris Johnson and other political leaders expressed their shock and condolences over the killing of Amess, who was a veteran parliamentarian and a vocal campaigner on various issues.
IPL cricket final: Chennai Super Kings won their fourth Indian Premier League title by beating Kolkata Knight Riders by 27 runs in the final at the Dubai International Stadium. Faf du Plessis scored 86 off 59 balls and was named the player of the match. Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni became the first player to win five IPL titles as a captain.
This concludes the article on what happened on October 15, 2021. I hope you found it informative and interesting.